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
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
Trout Unlimited– national coldwater conservation organization.