fly tying

  • Watch; Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, Feb. 8

    We catch up with young anglers doing big things on today’s Yankee Fisherman, live at 1 p.m at HAN.Network. First we’ll spend some time fly fishing on the stream with Tristan Wilgan, a Monroe resident and student at Western Connecticut State University who has started Tristan’s Fishing Guide Service....
  • John Kovach, host of Yankee Fisherman, fishes the Norwalk River during winter. (Jeff Yates Photo)

    Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, March 2, 2017

    With spring around the corner, Charles Petruccelli of Nutmeg Trout Unlimited Chapter 217 demonstrates small, hackle-less flies that can attract the trout. His demonstration at a recent Nutmeg TU meeting precedes a clinic on small stream fishing, to be held at Lake Mohegan in Fairfield Saturday, March 11, at...
  • Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016

    Veterans Day and a veteran fly tyer are in the spotlight on Yankee Fisherman Thursday, Nov. 10, at 1 p.m. at HAN.Network. We caught up with Jay “Fishy” Fullum at Arts of the Angler, sponsored by the Catskill Fly Fishing Center & Museum, at the Ethan Allen Inn in...
  • John Kovach, host of the Yankee Fisherman on HAN Network.

    Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016

    Two signs of fall and fishing are features on Yankee Fisherman on the HAN Network Thursday, Oct. 27, at 1 p.m. Glenn Pontier, executive director of the Catskill Fly Fishing Center & Museum, takes time out from getting ready for this first Arts of the Angler show and gives...
  • John Kovach, host of the Yankee Fisherman on HAN Network.

    Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016

    The Internet, saltwater fishing, trout and fly tying come together on a best of Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, Aug. 25, at 1 p.m. at Han.Network. Greg McNamara will describe Our Fishing Northeast, a group founded to address controversies coming up in conversations on Facebook and other social media. “Our group...
  • John Kovach, host of the Yankee Fisherman on HAN Network.

    Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, March 24

    Maine is known for lobster and its rocky coastling, but Tom McKee of Striper Maine-iac says the state is also a hotbed for striper fishing. He shares his insights with Yankee Fisherman on the lures and tactics for success in Vacationland in an interview recored at the Connecticut Surfcasters...
  • John Kovach, host of the Yankee Fisherman on HAN Network.

    Helping veterans through fishing and simple fly tying

    How can anglers help veterans through fishing? Find out at 1 p.m. on Yankee Fisherman on the HAN Network when we talk about Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing Inc. and the Back in the Maine Stream, a fishing program for disabled vets. You’ll also learn a simple steelhead fly...
  • 3/26 – Yankee Fisherman

    John Kovach talks to fishing guide, knifemaker and custom fly-tier Jim Turecek, who demonstrates his tying technique live in the studio. Watch or listen....
  • 12/4 – Yankee Fisherman

    Justin Solak and Mike Hudak give Yankee Fisherman an introduction to carp fishing. In interviews from Art of the Angler, we talk creative fly tying with Scott Cesari, and collectibles with Steve Starrantino of Crossroads Angling Auction....