Author Archives: D. Roger Maves

Save Bristol Bay Road Show

Threat to thousands of sustainable fishing jobs prompts fisherman, Alaska Natives to take their story to the Lower 48 beginning Oct. 17; Tour will highlight proposed Pebble mine’s threat to fishing jobs, Native way of life Seattle – Alaska Natives, commercial fishermen, sportsmen and seafood processors are heading south on the Save Bristol Bay Road…

Reading Waters – Watch Where You Wade

As Ralph Kramden advised Ed Norton, the first step to teeing off in golf is to “address the ball.” That same idea can be used when you’re preparing to cast your fly. Of course, this doesn’t mean stepping up to the water’s edge and saying, “Hello, river!” However, there is a certain level of reading…

Fly Fishing Trout Lakes: A Biologist’s Point View

Great news! You can now listen to our interview with Brian Chan on a biologist’s point of view on fly fishing trout lakes. I interviewed Brian this week and the show was a huge hit. A lot of listeners sent in their questions, but since the show was only about 90 minutes, Brian wasn’t able…

Persuading Permit

I interviewed Bruce Chard this week on the show Persuading Permit and it was a big hit. Permit are one of the top, if not the top, gamefish sought after by fly fishers. They are smart, temperamental and elusive. In this interview Bruce explains how you can get more hookups and more fish to the…

monoMASTER™-Waste Monofilament Storage Device

The monoMASTER™, a waste monofilament storage device, seems like it’s just what we need to help keep our rivers, streams and lakes free of all the monofilament line we cut off while fly fishing. Here’s the description of the product straight from the manufacturer: The monoMaster is an innovative new fishing tool that is a…