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YELLOWSTONE AREA NO LONGER CLOSED TO FISHING

The Madison, Firehole and lower Gibbon rivers in the Yellowstone area are now down to normal temps, reports Bob Kloskowski.
Three rivers in Yellowstone national Park were closed to fishing because their waters have become too warm.
Morehere!

A 50 MILLION CROWN COVER UP STORY?
Sweden and the European Union have agreed to put 50 million Swedish crowns to bring up the sea trout population in dammed rivers.
While migrating salmon spieces in natural rivers suffer from threats like fish farming, infections, sea lice, over fishing etc. now large sums of money instead are spent on artificial means to keeping the numbers up of hatchery fish in manipulated rivers.
Read more here in"What´s New"

THE NORTH WEST FLY TYING EXPOSITION REPORT
This is perhaps the western USA's largest annual fly tying exposition, with over 100 tyers from all over the west. The Oregon Council Federation of Fly Fishers sponsors this annual event.
Read Hal's report here in"What´s New"


THE GOLD OF ANGLERS

The ASA, American Sportfishing Association, a non-profit recreational fishing industry association based in Alexandria, Va wrote already in 1997: Angling is big business and the net result is a substantial contribution to the nation's -- and Pennsylvania's -- economy.
Even if the story is old, it is well worth reading here:


You can read a report on socio-economy of fishing in European countries
here:

GARY LAFONTAINE DIED TODAY

It is with great sadness we hear that Gary Lafontaine has died 56 years old January 4, 2002.
"More here:"

SWEDISH SCOUTING - A FISHING REPORT

Swedish fishing, and especially fly fishing in the north of Sweden is famed.
This is the report Jerome sent from his encounter with the Southern Lapland Rivers 2001:

ON FISH-FARMING IN LOUGH SWILLY
In 2001, a small local shop in Fanad, which offers tea, cakes, scones, single-handedly produced a large number of petition signatures in support of a moratorium on fish-farming in Lough Swilly."You can also sign their petition by email from the Save The Swilly website www.loughswilly.com"

WFFC - 2001, CONGRATULATIONS TO FRANCE, FINLAND AND CZECH REPUBLIC
When gold head flies were allowed in the competiton all expected a win from the bead head experts in the year 2001 World Flyfishing Competition .
However the French team proved to be the best allround performers with Finland as the runner up proving that their third placing in Kuusamo 1989 was no luck. This extremely talented and very young team (the youngest in the competition) showed that real progress in fly fishing comes with the young anglers. The veteran Czech team proved though that skill and age do go hand in hand. They normally always perform fly fishing as one of the best teams in the world. .For a brif intro to the area of the competition please go here!

INTERNATIONAL FLY FAIRS IN SCANDINAVIA

This years Fly Fairs in both Sweden and Finland show that it is evident that the fly fishing industry is in debt to the individuals who help it to develope.
For a full review and links to interesting exhibitors please go here! And for visiting the Finnish Fly Fair please go here!

HOW SOME TEAMS PREPARED FOR THE WORLD FLY FISHING CHAMPIONSHIPS IN SWEDEN

Sweden hosted the XXI FIPS-Mouche World Fly Fishing Championship in Southern Swedish Lapland between 14 and 21 August 2001.For more info on the competition and program please go here!

Or read more here below about techniques, tackle, rules and results in the last European Fly Fishing Championships fished in many of the same waters as the WFFC-2001 in Sweden.The 1998 European Fly Fishing Championships

MORE WOMEN IN THE SPORT OF FLY FISHING

A recent survey commissioned by the American Fly Fishing Trade Association (AFFTA) and later published in Outdoors Unlimited, the publication of the Outdoor Writers Association of American, reveals a major increase in women in the sport of Fly Fishing, 2001."What´s New"

 

NEW SCIENTIFIC PROOF, TROUT DO REMEMBER YOUR FLIES!

Popular rivers only produce one third as many hookups as remote and unfished ones do because trout learn to avoid artificial flies.
New Scientist reports that a study made by scientists and anglers in two trout streams in New Zealand, now at last confirms what we flyfishermen already knew:
Read more about it in"What´s New"


From fishing in Southern Lapland, read more about a scientific radio tagging about the Lögde River here!


OR HERE!....Wham and I was into what turned out to be a trout of over 6lbs when I eventually managed to get hold of it and release it after a hectic battle Terry Lawton goes fly-fishing in Sweden
ANGLERS ALL 2000: Showing June 2000-January 2001


The Museum of the Rockies was hosting Anglers All 2000, a dynamic celebration of fly fishing in America.
This exhibition that opened June 3, 2000, originated at the American Museum of Fly Fishing. It was successfully enhanced to highlight local and regional fly-fishing history.
Read more about it here!

NEW FLY FISHING BOOKS

These two books really enhances the joy of fly fishing and help to grasp the core of interest so many of us have in this beautiful sport:
First the book Great Water - Great Fish by John Ross gives you an ample understanding of the various needs and tips for fishing in some of the worlds best fly fishing destinations.
While the book Upstream, by Thomas McGuane and Charles Lindsay gives fly fishing the poetic stance which forever will mark some part of the flinging a fly line into a distant future with sheer delight.
Read more about it here!

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