Fly Fusion editor Derek Bird fishing for browns on a spring creek near Twin Bridges, Montana (photo credit: Louis Cahill).
Fly Fusion field editor, April Vokey, and editor, Derek Bird, take a break from the rigours of the fishing day on British Columbia’s Blackwater River to chat about dry flies, aggressive trout, and the rugged backcountry.
There’s lots to look forward to in the summer issue. One of the many highlights is Jim McLennan’s article on Pale Morning Duns. The article is packed full of helpful insight into this favourite summer trout snack. In addition, it is accompanied by some outstanding photos like the one below by fly-fishing photographer Jason Jagger. By the time you’re finished reading Jim’s article, you’ll be able to identify a few distinguishing features between PMDs and other mayflies like the blue-winged olive pictured below.
Where: On a Remote Stream in British Columbia’s Cariboo Region
Photographer: Chris Bird
Shot on: Nikon D3000
Fly-fishing photographer, Daniel Shepler, shot this image on a saltwater trip to Belize. Though they were after permit, this tarpon definitely added some excitement to the day. You can view Shepler’s full photo essay of his Belize trip in the current issue of Fly Fusion Magazine.