Simpsons’ Favorite Fly Fishing Websites

Below you will find fly fishing links to some of our favorite websites. Please feel free to suggest more by leaving comments or starting a new forum topic.

Fly Shops, Outfitters, Guides, etc.

Hemispheres Unlimited – a favorite outfitter run by Justin Witt. See March 2016’s article,

Fly Fishing Destinations – Patagonia, about a trip we went on through this outfitter.

South River Fly Shop – friendly shop in Waynesboro, VA, offering expert advice, wide variety of fly fishing equipment, fly tying materials and guiding.

Madison River Fishing Company – a fly shop in Ennis, Mt., with good fishing reports, great supply of equipment/supplies, and guiding.

Blue Ribbon Flies – a fly shop in West Yellowstone, with an honest weekly fishing report, great guides and equipment/supplies.

Fin and Field – a fishing and hunting site which provides information and booking services for fishing and hunting trips.

Fly Fishing Blogs, Websites, and Other Resources

HowtoFlyFish.Orvis.com – A great educational website, with videos and podcasts covering most aspects of fly fishing. Noted author Tom Rosenbauer leads many of the discussions.

8 Expert Flyfishers Share How They Pack for the Ultimate Fishing Trip – I had the opportunity, along with 7 other experts, to participate in a “round-up discussion” about packing for fly fishing trips. Follow this link to view the insightful discussion. The site itself offers additional helpful information as well as a broad selection of products to meet traveling anglers needs.

Barbless Flies – Going to the UK? Follow this link to a British site, which provides helpful information about fishing in the UK. In addition to offering a wide assortment of flies, they have put together a nice infographic r.e. the mayfly lifecycle, with tips to fishing all the stages of this important bug.

Fish Finder Source – A great website run by a professional guide, with fifty years experience. He provides information regarding select fishing equipment, and provides connections to over fifty fly fishing blogs. A wonderful resource with links to many of the top fly fishing blogs available!

The Itinerant Angler – This site is maintained by Zach Mathews, Southeast Field Editor for FlyFisherman Magazine, and well known fly fishing author. His site features informative articles, podcasts, videos, and a photo gallery.

MidCurrent– a fly fishing blog with news, advice and literature.

Gink and Gasoline – a weekly fly fishing blog.

West Fly – a western fly fishing blog; great source of information.

Government and Conservation Sites

USGS Current Water Data for the Nation

Trout Unlimited– national coldwater conservation organization.

Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries

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