Shifting Gears: Desert Fly Fishing and Bikepacking (Video)4 Mar 24 Miles Arbour / video
Last fall, a group of friends set off on a bikepacking trip in southern Utah only to be stopped in their tracks from high-altitude snow. So, they merged fly fishing and bikepacking together to keep busy instead. Watch “Shifting Gears” by the Fly Fish Journal here…
3 Days of Bikepacking and Fly Fishing in NW Montana (video)5 Jan 28 Logan Watts / news
Filmmaker and photographer Will Phelps set out on a 3-day fly fishing and bikepacking trip in Montana this past summer and recently published this video documenting their trip. Watch it here…
Ikari (Bike and Fishing Gear)16 Jan 25 Logan Watts / accessories
Roman Rusinov is the founder of Ikari, a small brand here in Brevard, North Carolina, that makes intricately designed and useful gear for bikepacking, fly fishing, and daily bike-life use. We got ahold of a couple of Ikari’s unique bike brackets as well as a beautiful magnetic fly container to check them out. Find more about those handmade products and some background on Roman and Ikari here…
99 mi. / 159 km2-3 days
Valles Caldera Supervolcano Explorer (V2), New Mexico139 Apr 29 Cass Gilbert USALying within the subtle yet beautiful folds of the Jemez Mountains, New Mexico's very own supervolcano was opened to year-round bicycle access in 2016. Created shortly after, and rebooted in 2021, the Valles Caldera Supervolcano Explorer serves as a meandering introduction to the area, by way of primitive dirt roads, a hot spring, trout fishing, and trails...
Bikefishing: A Reintroduction47 Sep 8 Logan Watts / gear-lists
After a 20-year hiatus, Logan was lured back into fly fishing by bike. Over the last two summers he’s mixed it into day rides and bikepacking overnighters in the southern Appalachians. Find his full bikefishing kit and thoughts on the subject here…
Reader’s Rig: TJ’s Why Cycles S73 Aug 23 TJ Kearns / news
This week’s Reader’s Rig belongs to TJ Kearns, who has his new Why Cycles S7 set up for ultra-minimal overnight #bikefishing missions. Read the backstory along with additional photos and details here…
Swift Announces Elwha Bikefishing Hip and Handlebar Pack0 Jun 4 Logan Watts / news
Swift just announced the Elwha pack, a hip pack that doubles as a handlebar pack, made in collaboration with Tenkara Rod Co…
Touching the Sun (an Ode to Trout)10 Nov 20 Logan Watts / video
Mike Riemer and Hansi Johnson set out bike-fishing on Blackborows through northern Minnesota in Salsa’s latest film, Touching The Sun…
100 mi. / 161 km3 days
The Audible: Bikepacking Cypress Hills23 Oct 18 Guest Routes CanadaAlthough not as dramatic as the Canadian Rockies to the west, this 3-4 day bikepacking route in the Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park is a unique destination for anyone interested in deep rooted history, geological phenomena, diverse landscapes, challenging hills, quiet fishing streams, “tame” and wild animals, few people, fewer cars, and a dark sky preserve.
High Altitude Lines6 Jun 21 Guest / video
High Altitude Lines is a stunner of a film following four friends on a 10-day bikepacking/fishing trip through Colorado’s San Juan mountains as they slay plenty singletrack and high country trout. Watch the film here alongside a collection of photos from the trip…
A Guide to Bikefishing, by Hansi Johnson22 Aug 15 Guest / tips
Fancy finishing a day of bikepacking with a freshly caught trout, grilled on the embers of your camp fire? An outdoorsman to the fingertips, Hansi Johnson shares his insights into the world of Bikefishing.
‘BikePackRaftFishing’ Video, by Mike Curiak1 Sep 7 Logan Watts / video
Looking for a new multi-sport hobby? Ever heard of bikefishing? How about ‘BikePackRaftFishing’?