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Spey Casting Tips from Mia Sheppard

Mia Sheppard, world champion in the Women's Division at the 2016 Spey-O-Rama, shares some tips on spey casting, including how to put more power into your cast. Mia is a licensed fly fishing guide. She and her husband Marty own Little Creek Outfitters by Scott Richmond.

Review: 40 Great American Trout Flies

Should be on your bookshelf whether you tie flies or not. reviewed by Craig Schuhmann.

Can the Deschutes Be Saved?

The Deschutes River is the crown jewel of Oregon fly fishing and river recreation. The river's native fish--and wildlife and river-based businesses and communities--are threatened by a change in how the river is managed. What is being done to ensure by Scott Richmond.


Fly of the Week

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fishing fly of the week

Comparadun. Easy to tie, the Comparadun can be adapted to imitate nearly any mayfly. The lack of hackle makes it very effective on slow, clear water.


Food of the Month

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Golden Stonefly.  Fly fishing a river this month? Better know about these guys! Arriving a couple of weeks after the salmonflies, golden stones can be more important than their larger cousins as the month wears on.

idaho fly fishing
  1. June Fly Fishing Forecast
  2. Current Conditions
  1. June Fly Fishing Forecast
  2. Current Conditions
  1. June Fly Fishing Forecast
  2. Current Conditions
  1. June Fly Fishing Forecast
  2. Current Conditions

  1. Hot Board Topics

  1. Strange things seen near rivers
  1. Hot Board Topics

  1. North Fork Flathead
  1. Hot Board Topics

  1. East Lake Rondi confirmed 6/24-25
  2. ALERT! ALERT! ALERT! (pay attention)
  3. Headed to the Willowas. Any advice?
  4. Free drift nymphing
  5. Upper D & Metolius Report

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