This exotic fish may be native to southeast asia, but would you believe there’s one place in the United States where you can catch one right along side a largemouth bass. While they’re most commonly found here in aquariums many misinformed owners don’t realize they can grow up to 40″ and weigh over 10 pounds. Sources believe that when the fish got too big or too expensive to feed they were illegally released into the local water system.
Can you name that fish? If so we’ve got a three pack of WE FISHIN’ MANE stickers for you!
This is it, issue 40 (volume 5 issue 2). It’s hard to believe that This Is Fly has spewed out such awesome, high quality content for six years. As expected the latest issue is no exception. Check it out!
Sure maybe you’ve had the idea, but you’d have to be an idiot to attempt it. Yet surprisingly after writing that I googled to find a newspaper clipping and instead I found a bunch of videos on YouTube. Even more stupidity after the break!
When I read about the passing of Doug Hannon this morning I was hoping it was just a bad April Fools joke, but several credible news sources have all confirmed the sad news. Hannon was truly a fishing legend, catching and releasing more than 800 bass over 10 pounds. He is one of the first guides to insist on catch and release as well as the inventor of several great fishing products, including the WaveSpin reel.
Paul Mugo, owner of the Kenya Tyeing Flies Company, has sent me yet another amazing collection of his handmade flies. If you haven’t seen his work before you should definitely check out the two previous galleries of his fantastic flies. I will be putting these flies to the test next [...]
Introducing Cryptoid Lure Co, the official brand of lures manufactured by the Kokemachine from the web based info-comedy 4EEL FISHING. With colors inspired by various characters of the paranormal ilk, the Kokemachine has aspired to make some of the most tripped out and hilarious spoons that will ever land you [...]
My good friend Phil alerted me to this fantastic swordfish tattoo by artist Matt Adamson. It’s difficult to understand the placement of the tattoo from the photos below but it looks to me like the tops of the shoulders, as if the swordfish has gone through the neck. Matt is [...]
This exotic fish may be native to southeast asia, but would you believe there’s one place in the United States where you can catch one right along side a largemouth bass. While they’re most commonly found here in aquariums many misinformed owners don’t realize they can grow up to 40″ [...]
The fishing season is off to a fantastic start this year! Last weekend marked the opening of trout season here in Ontario and though I was only able to get out yesterday, my friends and I still managed to have a fantastic day on the river. We woke up early [...]
We haven’t done a caption contest in a while, mostly because it takes a very special picture or video to inspire us. Today we have a video so wild we couldn’t even describe it! Hopefully you’ll have better luck though. The best description of this video left in the comments [...]
Fishing Camp is a fishing trivia board game from Education Outdoors aimed to please the whole family. Supporting up to eight players as young as four years old, the game separates trivia questions into four levels. Level one questions are simple, like identifying fish species or fishing tackle. The difficulty [...]