Fly Fishing Links

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 – 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