Anchored Articles

Navigating treacherous water doesn't come without knowledge, experiences, practise, and common sense. Perhaps the most integral part of such experience is understanding how to read water. In fact, understanding the subtle cues of a river can mean the difference between a smooth ride and a potential mishap...
Designed specifically to help anglers cover greater distances with more precision, Trout Spey can significantly increase your likelihood of a hookup on pressured rivers and hard to reach places. Whitney Gould shares insights on why a Trout Spey rod could be the ideal addition to your fishing gear.
As summer approaches and anglers head to the water, the challenge isn't just about casting your line but knowing where to cast it. Today, we’re breaking down Phil Rowley’s proven techniques for finding fish in stillwaters.
Discover the ancient art of hide tanning with renowned expert Natalie Bogwalker. In this guide, you'll learn how to transform raw hides into high-quality leather using precise techniques and proper body mechanics for a rewarding and sustainable craft.
Unlock the culinary secrets of your local woods with Abby Artemisia, as we explore the flavorful potential of wood nettle, bee balm, white pine, and hemlock, learning how to responsibly identify, harvest, and use these wild edibles.
Have you ever thought about what drives the feeding frenzy of trout beneath the still surface of your favorite lake? Look no further than the chironomid, an insect often mistaken for a mosquito but far more crucial in the aquatic food web...
Want to learn how to tie flies? The following guide draws on insights from author and seasoned tier Jerry Darkes and offers valuable tips and tricks to help you get started. Let’s dive right in!
Shed hunting is part scavenger hunt and part wildlife exploration, and it offers a unique way to engage with nature. Renowned shed hunter Steven Drake unveils his secrets to successful shed hunting, teaching enthusiasts how to track down these elusive trophies in the wild.
Mending is not just a technique but an art that significantly enhances your ability to present flies - be they dry flies, nymphs, or streamers - in a manner that entices fish, transforming luck into skill. One person who knows a thing or two about this topic is Mickey Finn.
Knowing how to build a shelter is a fundamental survival skill that could very well mean the difference between life and death. Drawing on the wisdom of renowned survival expert Tom Brown III, this guide offers a step-by-step walkthrough on constructing a shelter that could save your life.
There are a number of casting faults that most new Spey casters tend to make, but today we're going to focus on two of the most common culprits: The Bloody L and the Creep.
Venturing onto the water opens up vast fishing opportunities in remote areas unreachable by foot or larger vessels. Yet, with adventure comes challenges and hazards that can turn a peaceful trip into a perilous ordeal. That’s where this guide comes into play...
Bob Clay, a seasoned pro in making bamboo rods, shows us the ropes on how to perfectly flame bamboo to get it rod-ready. Let's take a look at how this process works and what you need to know to do it right.