Category Archives: Fly Fishing Profiles

Do we anglers, ourselves, amount to a ‘conservation challenge’?

From Trout Unlimited and Kirk Deeter Angling Trade magazine (of which I am also editor) recently conducted a poll of folks with a stake in the business of fly fishing, asking what they considered to be the greatest conservation issue … Continue reading

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Simms Fishing Products Sold

From: KBZK News Bozeman BOZEMAN — Simms Fishing Products was reportedly acquired by Vista Outdoor Inc. on Wednesday for $192.5 million. In a press release, Vista Outdoor Inc. announced that the gross purchase price includes a net present value of … Continue reading

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The Art of Letting Go – Updating Catch and Release

Article by Steve Schmidt As a seasoned angler whose adult life has revolved around fly fishing, I’ve witnessed our sport go through significant changes in materials, equipment and techniques. More than anything, the game has gotten easier over the years. … Continue reading

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Mosaic: The Salmon Wilderness of Bristol Bay

When imagining a future with sustainable fisheries, we need look no further than Bristol Bay, Alaska. This short film from the University of Washington’s Alaska Salmon Program, lays out the fundamental components that make the sockeye of Bristol Bay the … Continue reading

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Frank Moore, steward of North Umpqua River, dies at 98

The angling community is mourning the loss of a legend today. Words cannot do justice to what an incredible man Frank Moore was. Frank made an impression from the handshake; you thought your hand was going to break every time … Continue reading

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Postcards from Oregon’s Steelhead Rivers Fall 2020

Each fall, Greg and his best friend Rob chase steelhead for two weeks around Oregon swinging flies. Here they are checking in after a week of fishing…. So far 7 for 9 caught…..Vamos!!!

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Shadow X European Nymphing Rods by Echo

Echo’s new Shadow X European Nymphing Rods are perhaps the best euro-nymph rods on the market today. An extremely sensitive tip to feel the slightest takes and a handle that’s comfortable throughout the day for those high-sticks and reaches. Light … Continue reading

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Shasta Dam Raise – Winnemem Wintu Fundraiser Saturday April 13th

Check out this incredible story of the Winnemem Wintu tribes journey to get salmon back to the Mcleod River in Northern California.

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Patagonia Worn Wear Tour Coming to the Caddis Fly Angling Shop April 17, 2019

The Patagonia Worn Wear Mobile Tour will be stopping by the Caddis Fly on April 17th. The Worn Wear Team will be available to repair any and all brands of gear from 10am to 4pm on April 17th, 2019. About … Continue reading

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Local Fishing Legend Passes On

John Fabian our dear friend, fishing legend, film maker and much more died this past Thursday. John was with his beloved wife Anne in his home and passed on peacefully. If you ever had a chance to fish with John … Continue reading

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Who We Are Series Post 10: Lou Verdugo

This series of posts is meant to introduce all of you terrific tiers and cool customers to our small, but fantastic team of anglers here at The Caddis Fly Angling Shop. Each employee answered a number of questions about their fishing expertise, … Continue reading

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Featured Fly Tier: Bob Erickson

#tiedwithCaddisFlyShop Bob and his wife live in a small, northern Vermont town called Craftsbury, spending much of his angling time at their camp in Rangeley, ME, home of the “best brook trout fishing in the lower 48”. As much as Bob loves … Continue reading

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Who We Are Series Post 8: Tyler Stein

This series of posts is meant to introduce all of you terrific tiers and cool customers to our small, but fantastic team of anglers here at The Caddis Fly Angling Shop. Each employee answered a number of questions about their fishing expertise, … Continue reading

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Who We Are Series Post 2: Peter Cadigan

This series of posts is meant to introduce all of you terrific tiers and cool customers to our small, but fantastic team of anglers here at The Caddis Fly Angling Shop. Each employee answered a number of questions about their fishing expertise, … Continue reading

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Who We Are Series, Post 1: Bryson Fairlamb

Welcome to the “Who We Are” Series.  This series of posts is meant to introduce all of you terrific tiers and cool customers to our small, but fantastic team of anglers here at The Caddis Fly Angling Shop. Each employee answered a … Continue reading

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