Jun 5, 2023
The practical (and therapeutic) benefits of organizing your fly boxes
Well organized fly boxes make fishing easier, more efficient, and more effective. Disorganized boxes force you to waste valuable fishing time searching for flies.
May 8, 2023
The Best Fly Fishing (how-to) Books
A huge percentage of modern anglers seek knowledge about the sublime act of fooling a fish on a fly in the same place they turn for advice on clearing a clogged drain: YouTube, aka the media gutter. Before you assume we’re a bunch of snobs dumping on streaming videos and exalting snooty fishing words, look closely at this list of the Best Fly Fishing (how-to) Books ever.
Apr 21, 2023
Tarpon Are Even Cooler Than You Think
Bet you don't know as much about tarpon as you think you do. Sure, they're massive, hard-mouthed, voracious, frequent fliers that snap rods and wills—but they're also fascinating fish that have survived on this planet fifty times as long as humans. Learn a little bit more about silver kings.
Apr 10, 2023
If You Can Make Nachos, You Understand Layering
Do you like nachos? Of course, you do. Layering your clothes to fish in cold or wet weather is a lot like making nachos. If you can make nachos, you already know how to layer.
Mar 21, 2023
Why March Is Better Than August
By Miles Nolte Most people seem to fetishize summer: warm, languid days dripping sweat and sunshine; nights like 70s...
Mar 14, 2023
The Eight Best (Mostly Fly) Fishing Stories Ever Written
Imagine your perfect fishing cabin. Maybe yours is full-on chinked logs, but not mine. Mine’s got a tin roof, pine s...
Mar 2, 2023
The Worst Pants to Wear Under Waders
No matter how good your waders are, you’ll only be as comfortable as the pants underneath. We have friends who still ...
Jan 26, 2023
Hell, You Could Wear Em’ to Dinner and Be Overdressed!
Sol Pants will not make you catch more or bigger fish. They won’t solve the hitch in your cast or the timing of your ...
Jan 10, 2023
The Eight Greatest Fly Fishing Films Ever Made
Fly fishing, a niche within a niche, a subculture within a subculture, inspires far more than its share of art, liter...
Dec 27, 2022
Best First Year Ever!
This time last year, Skwala didn’t exist. I mean, we knew—designing and building the best fly fishing apparel on the ...
Nov 21, 2022
Fall is For the Midwest
Many of the best anglers we know were spawned in the Upper Midwest. Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Michigan incubate most ...