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onWater’s Shalon Hastings to Present at the Fly Fishers International Virtual Expo

This coming weekend, November 4-6th, Fly Fishers International will be hosting their virtual expo, and this year onWater is happy to announce that our very own Shalon Hastings will be hosting a seminar: Fishing out of Your Comfort Zone. Shalon has years of experience as a fly angler and guide in Montana, and will give [...]

Enter the #FaiIOnTheFly Contest and Win

Fly fishing and failures go hand-in-hand, and we want to see some of your best. Enter the #FaiIOnTheFly Contest and win one of several gift cards, a fly rod, fly lines, and more. Share your greatest fishing fails on the gram to be entered for your chance to win an awesome prize package including a [...]

Colorado’s State Fish Swims Back From Brink of Extinction

Some encouraging news for anglers in Colorado: populations of the state fish swim back from brink of extinction. From the article on CNN: The greenback cutthroat trout, Colorado’s state fish, was declared extinct over 50 years ago. But last week officials found the first confirmation that the trout are once again reproducing in the wild. [...]

Take the Pledge and Keep Fish Wet this Summer

How an angler catches, fights, handles, and releases a fish has a major impact on its survival. As water temperatures continue to rise across the country, take the pledge this summer and keep fish wet all the time. A variety of resources exist to educate anglers on best practices. From understanding water temperature to knowing [...]

Trout and Water Temperature: To Fish or Not to Fish

IMPORTANT: Many rivers and streams across the country are experiencing temporary closures as a result of high temperatures. Please inquire locally at a fly shop or at your state's online regulation resource.  As hot summer conditions across the West become the norm, it is important to be aware of the effects of water temperature on [...]

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