Fly Fishing

Hiking and Fishing the Little River (NH)

Hiking and Fishing the Little River

The Little River is a mountain stream that drains the narrow valley between Mts Hale, Zealand, and North Twin, three 4000 footers on the north side of the Pemigewasset Wilderness. It’s a freezing cold, boulder-choked river with miles of continuous pools, pour-overs, …

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Tenkara Fly Fishing Starter Kit

Tenkara Fly Fishing Starter Kit

Getting the right gear does matter if you want to get your feet wet with Tenkara Fly Fishing. You still have a lot to learn, but you can focus on learning about wild trout behavior and habitat without being held back by …

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Fly Fishing the Mad River (NH)

Fly Fishing the Mad River

The Mad River is a tributary of the Pemigewasset River in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. I backpacked to its headwaters in Mad River Notch to fly fish for native brook trout using my Tenkara Fly Fishing gear and to explore a new …

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Red Trout Flies

Red Trout Flies

I’ve been doing a lot of Tenkara Fly Fishing this summer and I’ve made a point of exploring the small mountain streams I come across on my backpacking trips and peakbagging hikes. As a self-taught angler, I’m always experimenting and trying new …

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Tenkara Fly Fishing Gear List

Tenkara Fly Fishing Gear List

Tenkara fly fishing is a minimalist style of fly fishing used for stream fishing. With an emphasis on simple lightweight gear, this form of fishing is perfect for backpackers who want a richer wilderness experience in the backcountry. There’s nothing like hiking …

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