Diamond Lake in Oregon to Receive Tiger Trout Planting

Invasive tui chub species

The Oregon dept. of fish and wildlife will be planting tiger trout in Diamond lake this spring. Previously this lake had been planted fairly heavily with rainbow trout, but the rainbows aren’t up to the task of eating tui chubs. Tui chubs are an invasive species that will quickly ruin an entire ecosystem if they … Read more

Redington Voyant Review

This post was last updated on December 3rd, 2022 at 07:42 pm I have owned a Redington voyant for just about a year now and it has become a rod I pick up out of my fly rod assortment and use fairly regularly. I have a lot of fly rods and the fact that I … Read more

Discover the History and Evolution of Fly Tying

Color plate from 1860 showing how to tie flies

This post was last updated on December 29th, 2015 at 12:50 amFly Tying’s History Most historians believe that Chinese fishermen were the first to utilize artificial flies, with a mind to catching more fish! The first known design featured the feather of a kingfisher, which functioned as hook-style bait. This fly dates back to several … Read more