We almost said “Fishing Casts Bid for 2020 Olympics” but just couldn’t quite bring ourselves to do it.
The Rome-based Confederation Internationale de la Peche Sportive (International Confederation of Sport Fishing) has submitted an application for fishing to be included in the 2020 Olympics held in Tokyo...
"Fishing in New Zealand can be tough, but can also be the most intense and immersive fly fishing experience you will ever encounter. Being a guide, it is my job to deliver the best day possible by not only selecting the right places to go but also by ensuring I have the gear to help me (and you) do what we do..."
This video from Austin Leonard and Pyramid Fly Co. captures this almost ocean like feeding frenzy from a unique perspective. We’ve never seen anything like it, especially for trout.
Dams can cause some serious problems for fish, who can’t pass through to their traditional spawning grounds through a massive wall of concrete. The “solution” is a fish ladder, which is an elaborate maze that fish have to negotiate in order to get over the dam. In this video, we watch as a few trout successfully navigate through the man made ladder, up into a fish elevator, and then out into the water above.
Filmed on location in Gadmerwasser Kraftwerke Oberhasli AG dam in Switzerland by Matthias Meyer.
"The human body has more than 50 types of sphincters. All of mine just tightened." Deke Welles shares the story behind this monster salmon from the Alta River in Norway.
From time to time on Amberjack, we do fish features to introduce a lesser known or a particularly cool fish to a wider audience... here is one about the hardest pulling, strongest, most stubborn fish in the sea.
Pat Clayton is arguably the best fish photographer in the game. His work has been featured in hundreds of magazines and wildlife protection campaigns. In 2013, under sponsorship from a kickstarter campaign and Orvis, Pat spent 3 months documenting the Bristol Bay area. He is the man behind Fish Eye Guy Photography. Amberjack sat down with Pat to get a better sense of his craft and his views on the world of fly-fishing in general.
Micro-fishing will open the door to hundreds of new species in our native waters, like this "rainbow darter" caught in Indiana!
Fishermen have always been a superstitious bunch, but one of the strangest myths is that bananas are bad luck on a boat...
Their original intention was to restore balance to the canals ecosystem, which had been taken over by cichlids and exotic plant species...
The greenback cutthroat trout, which used to occupy a large part of the American West, was thought to be completely extinct until the late 1950s...
Currently, there are brown trout in almost every state in the Continental US, yet every single one of them can trace its routes across the Atlantic Ocean.
Well, it’s a mix between a brown trout and a brook trout. But let’s get a little deeper and then look at some cool tiger trout pictures.
RepYourWater is not your average fishing company. Their knack for creating local designs give anglers all over the country a sense of pride in their homewaters, and a way to ‘rep’ them and the species they target every day. We sat down with Garrison Doctor, the man behind RepYourWater, to learn more about how he came to start what is quickly becoming one of fishing’s most iconic apparel brands.