Do You Know Where This Picture Was Taken?

Photo contest update: Congratulations to Travis D., who resides in a beautiful trout in the Rocky Mountains, who was first to email with the correct answer. He has won himself a brand new Stillwater fly line from Scientific Anglers!

This picture was taken on the backside of Fish Lake in Top of the World Park. Nice work Travis!

Baetis Spent Spinner

Hook: TMC 100, 16
Thread: Veevus 14/0, B14, Olive
Body: Hareline Turkey Biot Quills, Olive
Thorax: Spirit River Fine & Dry UV2, Dark Olive Baetis
Tail: Fibetts/Mayfly Tails Olive, Olive
Hackle: Whiting Dry Fly Cape, Medium Dun

Tied by Torbjorn Tiltnes @torbjorn.tiltnes

Northern Lights Lodge Hosted Trips with Jim & Lynda McLennan

Join Jim and Lynda for four days of guided fishing from Northern Lights lodge on Quesnel Lake, B.C.
In July you’ll fish the Quesnel and Horsefly Rivers. In September you’ll fish the Horsefly and Mitchell Rivers. The fish are native rainbow and bull trout.
Upcoming Dates:
July 11 – 16, 2019
September 18 – 23, 2019

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2019 Editor’s Choice Products

Looking for the perfect gift for Dad this Father’s Day? Here’s a recap on the list of new and noteworthy products we awarded with the distinction of Fly Fusion Editor’s Choice in 2019….

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Bruce’s Houdini Fly

Written and tied by Justin Bruce (@justinbruceflies)

I fish for fun. If we are fortunate, we might experience a rare moment, a “spot in time” as the poet, Wordsworth calls it, outside where we want to pause the clock and just sit in that moment. For me, such moments have resonated more and more on the water. An afternoon on the river seems to create a better version of myself because I drive home and open the door a more focused and intentional husband and father.

This past year, I’ve become obsessed with tying and testing my creations. Since I usually have multiple flies in my “I wonder if they work” box, I have a huge incentive to invite my friends to join me in the ripples to do a little “research.”  When I get the chance to take a first timer with me, he will almost always say “there’s too much to consider” or declare that he’s overwhelmed with “too many options.” Fly fishing certainly opens up a rabbit hole. The decision of what to toss and how to fish can seem endless. But in all honesty, for me, finding the right fit is only as complicated as we want to make it. Read More

RIO Amateur Fly Fishing Film Awards Deadline

RIO’s Amateur Fly Fishing Film Awards is an opportunity for amateur fly fishing film makers to showcase the sport.  Simply enter your short story, documentary or any other creative clip you have captured to participate.


June is the last month that RIO will be accepting entries tho the Film Awards, so get your your camera, hit the water, shoot your video and upload it here.


You could win an all-expenses paid trip to Idaho Falls to fish with the RIO team, plus RIO gear, $500 cold, hard cash AND your film featured in the 2020 International Fly Fishing Film Festival.