Media and Influencers Gather at Inaugural Confluence

We recently hosted the first-ever Confluence. At the event media and influencers gather to discuss fly fishing challenges and opportunities. The event was co-hosted by the Madison Valley Ranch (2021 Orvis-Endorsed Fly-Fishing Lodge of the Year) in Ennis, Montana and featured a diverse cross-section of media and influencers who met to discuss technology and the fly [...]

onWater launches their industry-leading fishing app

onWater Fly Fishing, an Outdoor Recreation technology provider, announces the launch of the onWater App for anglers and the fly fishing community. This new app and platform is now available with iOS and Android for mobile devices and tablets, and for desktop via onwaterapp.com. This innovative platform delivers highly detailed, GPS-enabled angling maps along with [...]

Snowpack sees slight improvement in some areas, drop in others

A moderately strong storm system moved through the northern Rockies last week, giving a slight bump to the region's snowpack. For anglers living in southcentral Montana, northern Wyoming, and along Colorado's front range the 7-day change in snowpack was positive. Even with the recent storm, snowpack across the US West is lagging compared to long-term [...]

Fly Fishing Resolutions for the New Year

Here is the onWater 2022 Fly Fishing Resolution List for the New Year! We left out the most obvious one – to fish more – as few of us fish as much as we’d like. Even though it is winter, there are still plenty of great fishing opportunities out there.  Introduce the sport of fly [...]

Take the Pledge: No Fish Dry July

The heat is on throughout the US West and trout in many of our rivers are beginning to feel the negative effects. Join fellow anglers and take the pledge: No Fish Dry July. From our friends at Keep Fish Wet: With many places enduring extreme drought and water temperatures much higher than normal, we encourage [...]

Montana: Warm water, low flows, prompt more fishing restrictions and closures

Across much of the West prolonged hot and dry weather is impacting many of our cold water fisheries. In Montana--a state that manages many of its rivers and streams as wild trout fisheries--because of several weeks of hot and dry weather now has several river closures and restrictions currently in place. From a recent press [...]

Trout and Water Temperature: To Fish or Not to Fish

As summer conditions across the West are the norm, it is important to be aware of the affect of water temperature on trout. For the next few weeks, anglers who care about the sustainability of our fisheries must incorporate knowledge of water temperatures into their daily routine more than ever before.   As water temperatures [...]

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