June 29, 2016

Yellowstone and Beyond…

Marc and Steve....Still smiling despite our Bear Encounter just minutes before!

Hey everyone! I know it’s been quiet here on the OBN for awhile and I’ll offer up these two  (totally legit) words. Summer Outdoors  I cannot resist the allure of Summer. It’s what I spend the rest of my year working my behind off so I can enjoy it to the max. Sunday I returned […]

Friday Notes – on Saturday!!

OK, so I’m not as organized and punctual as Rebecca. Sorry, but I’m the best you’ve got until she gets back from Yellowstone, or Jellystone, or wherever she is.  It rained all evening so I had to give the Shark’s Teeth a rest. I just wanted to post a quick Friday Night Notes to call […]

AFFTA to Hold Annual Membership Meeting


The American Fly Fishing Trade Association will hold its annual membership meeting Friday, August 17 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. in Meeting Room A-2 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. All current members are invited and encouraged to attend the meeting.

Winners of the AFTCO, Berkley, SpiderWire GearReview Opportunities

I wasn’t even sure if I could remember how to access the RNG.  I fumbled a bit, put in a few wrong url’s, but eventually … SUCCESS! We have winners! Without further ado,  here you go: AFTCO package 1  -  #8 – Josh Mills AFTCO Package 2  -  #3 – Nick at Brookfield Angler AFTCO […]

AFFTA Announces an Education Partnership


The American Fly Fishing Trade Association (AFFTA) is proud to announce a formal partnership with the National Fishing in Schools Program (NFSP) in a cooperative effort to target and reach the next generation of fly fishers. AFFTA has initially committed to provide matching grant funds for a minimum of ten (10) schools as its first […]

The Dog Days of Summer – with some Gear to Review!


Yes, we know we’ve been a bit lax in our OBN duties this summer.  Rebecca is, ummm,  ..   hmmm, …  – somewhere.  At least she’s probably fishing somewhere.  For those of you who don’t know her personally, she is apt to pick up and leave on an 8 hr. roadtrip at the drop of a  […]

American Fly Fishing Trade Association Announces Board Election Results


Five members of the American Fly Fishing Trade Association (AFFTA) board of directors were elected or re-elected recently. Their terms, will begin August 15, 2012 at IFTD in Reno, and each elected member will serve three-year terms. Jim Klug, Yellow Dog Fly Fishing Adventures; Tucker Ladd, Trout’s Fly Shop; Tom Sadler, The Middle River Group; […]

Orvis to Sell Tenkara USA Products

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Orvis to Sell Tenkara USA Products San Francisco, California Today, San Francisco based company Tenkara USA announced that Orvis, industry leader in fly-fishing equipment, will start carrying Tenkara USA’s rods, line and flies and helping promote the Japanese method of fly-fishing called tenkara. Tenkara is a very simple method of fly-fishing, which […]

Share your 4th of July Posts and Pictures

My Roman Candle Tribute to the Festivities

We hope everyone had a wonderful 4th of July week. Since the 4th happened in the middle of the week, it seemed like a great excuse for a lot of people to take the whole week as one long celebration. That’s what Joe and I did… I hope there are lots of 4th of July […]