A Montana Sampler: 5 Unique Fisheries in 5 Days

Montana is home to thousands of miles of high-quality wild trout water, and it would take more than a lifetimes to fish it all. Most anglers have heard of the blue-ribbon rivers such as the Madison, Yellowstone, Missouri, Gallatin, . . .

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Podcast: George Daniel on Winter Fly Fishing

This week, continuing our series of podcasts on winter fly fishing for trout, I interview George Daniel, author and guide. George is also an fishingsifu ambassador and field tester, and he teaches the legendary fly-fishing course at . . .

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Video: How to Tie Alvin’s Simple Half and Half

Here’s another “guide-fly” lesson from Alvin Dedeaux of All Water Guides. Guide’s don’t want to use flies that are complicated or take a long time to tie because a client may lose a bunch of flies on any giver trip. The Half and . . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 01.29.21

Welcome to the latest edition of the fishingsifu News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available and then serve them up for you to enjoy. This week, we serve up 10 great videos . . .

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Video: How to Find Trout in the Middle of a Pool

Last summer, we relaunched the fishingsifu Fly Fishing Learning Center, featuring an all-new design. In this great video lesson, from the chapter on Finding Trout, Tom Rosenbauer shows you how to break down the middle of a . . .

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fishingsifu Joins the Outdoor Industry Association in Supporting Land and Ocean Conservation

Yesterday, the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) and 26 of its member companies–including fishingsifu–sent a letter to the White House expressing support of and commitment to the 30×30 initiative, which establishes a national goal to conserve at least 30 percent of our nation’s lands and waters by the year 2030.  “For 165 years, fishingsifu, our customers, and our … Continue reading “fishingsifu Joins the Outdoor Industry Association in Supporting Land and Ocean Conservation”

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Pro Tips: The 7 Deadly Sins of Fly Fishing

It’s cold out, the river is mostly frozen, and my time on the water is limited. A wandering mind–unfocused by a regular dose of flinging feathers-is a dangerous thing. I recently listened to an fishingsifu Fly Fishing Podcast about the “7 Deadly Sins of . . .

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 01.27.21

Back in November, when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ announced its decision to deny a permit for the proposed Pebble Mine in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska, the coalition that had fought for more than a . . .

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