Native Trout. The "Chasing Natives" Initiative and why it matters to all of us.

Native Trout. The "Chasing Natives" Initiative and why it matters to all of us.

February 19, 2019 2 min read 1 Comment

"Native fish are often indicator species whose health tells us much about the waters they live in. In this film we will look at the survival challenges these fish have or have had and the successes we're having in managing them, examining working solutions. Factors adversely affecting native fish around the world are often the same, such as over fishing, invasive species, habitat loss, etc"
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Fly Fishing Photography By Steven Ooi Epic Fly Rods Fly Rod Kits Photo

3 Tips for Better Fly Fishing Photography - An Interview with Steven Ooi

January 23, 2019 4 min read 1 Comment

You may have seen Steven's incredible images posted on Instagram and Facebook as @finripplemedia. Timed to perfection, his astounding images of leaping trout freeze time and clearly demonstrate to us that yes, trout do indeed track insects on the wing and take them in flight. Steven has been bending a couple of Epic fly rods...
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The Hang Of It - Why an Emerger will out fish your dry fly any day

The Hang Of It - Why an Emerger will out fish your dry fly any day

January 14, 2019 3 min read 3 Comments

A semi-sunk fly projects more visible stimulus than a high and dry pattern, so it makes a lot of sense to use a design that penetrates the surface film as a ‘searching pattern’, rather than the high-riding flies usually recommended for this job like the Royal Wulff, Humpy or Elk Hair Caddis. For me, the old dry hackle jobs have been moved well down the bench, even for fast broken water.
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Fly FIshign for Arctic Char on Epic Fiberglass Fly Rods

Fly Fishing For Arctic Char on Epic FastGlass

December 11, 2018 1 min read

For his latest movie-project Swiftfly fishing ambassador Peter Corzilius hiked out into the wilderness of Swedish Lappland searching for arctic char, a special species that lives in big and clear mountain lakes.
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Cutthroat trout on fiberglass fly rods

Chasing Natives - American Trout On Fiberglass Fly Rods

November 06, 2018 7 min read 3 Comments

Our goal started out simple, to catch as many species of Cutthroat Trout that we could in their native ranges. As the trip went on it evolved into so much more than that. We travelled to places we hadn’t planned, we chased fish we hadn’t planned, and we met up with people that we hadn’t planned
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Pike on fibreglass fly rods 10 wt Fiberglass fly rod

Monster Pike On Epic FastGlass

September 11, 2018 2 min read

A week long trip bending glass in the best place on earth for big pike! Fishing the Innoko river with Midnight Sun Trophy Pike. Rod used & abused, The Epic Bandit , 10 weight.
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New Zealand Fly Fishing Guide Kunio Onishi

The Fly Fishing Ninja

August 14, 2018 4 min read

I had already fallen in love with this art by then. I wanted to be a flyfisher. I saved every single pocket money towards the kit. It took me more than one year to save 7000Yen($NZ92.00). I finally bought a Shakespeare Beginners set, which included a rod, reel, line, tapered leader and 5 dry flies and 5 streamers
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Destino Yelcho en la Patagonia.

May 19, 2017 2 min read

PatagoniaYelcho region Patagonia - two beautiful video clips from this stunning region.
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Meet Colby D Crossland - Epic Ambassador

March 22, 2017 2 min read 4 Comments

Epic Ambassador Colby D CrosslandFor those that don’t know him (and you should) Colby D Crossland is a professional fly-fishing guide for Spinnerfall Guide Service in Dutch John Utah where he spends the warmer months of the year catching fish and helping others to do the same and generally doing epic shit. When the temperature drops he splits his time between Salt Lake City, Moab, Utah and trying to explore Central America
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Bobos Y Locos - The Epic Grande Slam

March 03, 2017 1 min read

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Making the most of it - 15 Spey casting tips from April Vokey.

January 10, 2017 8 min read 10 Comments

Spey Casting tips from April Vokey15 tips and common errors that I see regularly on both winter and summer-run steelhead trips. Of course some of these are not always errors — some are occasionally sound techniques — but nonetheless here are some personal observations that I hope will be worthwhile.
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Epic People - Scandanavian Fly Guides

December 09, 2016 1 min read

Scandi fly fishing guides SwedenScandiflyguides Tr:outlands
Welcome to our very own trout river in Norway! Crystal clear water, sight-fishing, only wild fish, catch & release only, accommodation right on the river, no crowds, resident fish as well as huge migratory trout. What more could you want?

Approximately 2 hours from Östersund in Sweden or three hours from Trondheim, Norway you’ll find Scandinavian Fly Fishing Guides own trout-paradise, this water is only available through our arrangements. More than 10 kilometers of river with browntrout.
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