From Littleton to Nairobi, Ascent Fly Fishing Spans the Globe

Since 2013, Peter Stitcher, the owner of Ascent Fly Fishing, has been flying out of his Littaton garage, but don’t let his company humble excavators confused for small -scale operations.The trained water biologists have established an international supply chain to provide flies for fishermen around the world.

In the first part of his career, Stitcher helped the land owner to build a private trophy catfish fishery.He uses this experience-the species and sub-species of catfish in North America, Batayonia and New Zealand catfish from the samples and data from fish and game institutions and other researchers.The three most popular flying fishing areas and Shiqi tailored his flight area.

With this database, Stitcher can identify which rising inventory of 600,000 flight patterns can best match any water channel errors in these areas.He said: "I may not have a sample in a specific tributary, but based on the insects similar to altitude in the large stream nearby, I can also infer those bugs that will exist."

Flys are usually made of feathers and fur.Ascent purchased the former from Delta’s White Farms. The feather of his chicken was precious by the flies because of the color and texture of its feathers, while its elk’s hair came from the cow cluster in the southern park area of Colorado.

Like the flying layer of many competitors, the 55 full staff of Ascent live in Nairobi, Kenya.("No matter where the British go, they bring fishing," Stitcher said.) The company not only provides medical care for their flies, and the micro -group of living wages and interesting, but also has 6 % of Ascent profits.Stitcher said: "We are the housekeeper of this [hobby]. We share with us so that their children can go to college and get medical care."

You can buy flies online alone, or you can make an appointment from Stitcher’s garage.The fishingman can also let Stitcher and his team put all the data into work and build a customized flying box, not only for specific seasons and river or rivers., Style, price range.He said: "If you bring one of my flying box out of a fishing guide, I hope the guide will give you a tip at the end of the day because they have learned a lot."

Famed Fishing Company Simms Bought For $192.5 Million

On July 27, Vista Outdoor’s notice was reported that it purchased Simms Fishing Products at a price of $ 192.5 million, which is the main force of fishing clothes.

Vista is a $ 3 billion parent company with dozens of outdoor companies, including Remington ammunition, Bushnell, CamelBack, and more high -end outdoor companies.

Simms-Vista transactions should be completed in the 2023 fiscal year.

Chris Metz, the CEO of Vista Outz, said in the press release: "SIMMS is very suitable for our diversified lead, the investment portfolio of iconic outdoor brands."Our core addressable market has expanded to a very attractive fishing category and has a lot of room for growth. "

Simms -four corners of Bozeman, headquarters in Montana, are one of the most famous fishing, clothing, fishing vests, shoes, travel bags and other brands in the world.

Simms started in 1980 and was purchased by K.C..Walsh was in 1993.He expanded the company, developed it into a $ 100 million company, and was widely known worldwide.

In the past few years, even during the economic deadlock during COVID-19-19, SIMMS sales have also increased by 15 %.SIMMS’s expected 2022 revenue is $ 110 million.

Walsh said: "We are glad to join the Vista outdoor brand family." "It is difficult to imagine Simms better partners. Vista Outdoor is committed to helping to obtain growth capital and its supply chain and excellent digital centers through operating professional knowledge to helpWe establish a continuous motivation. "

170 Simms’ employees in Bozeman will continue, and the company’s core management team will continue to exist.Walsh will continue to be the company’s strategic consultant, protection and government affairs.

Walsh said that the center of the outdoor and catfish country located in Greater Bozmann is an important part of Sims’s success.

He told the Bozmann Chronicle: "Over the years, the world -class rivers, broad open space and so many professional guidelines have provided information for our product leaders and helped us attract our sports fishing business.With talented employees. "

Vista’s new outdoor product company will also be established in Bozeman, Simms is now part of the parent company.

Walsh said: "Decide to find the headquarters of the upcoming outdoor product department in Bozeman, making our decision easier, because this will strengthen Simms Montana’s MontanaHeritage and firm commitments to our local community. "" We also consistent with the Vista Outdoor Foundation’s commitment to protect fish and wild animals and plants and their cooperation in veterans groups.

"Joining Vista Outdoor is the exciting new era of Simms. For our 170 Bozeman employees and thousands of Simms retailers around the world, it is very positive."

Vista’s Metz was excited about the outdoor product department of the Simms Company purchased and opened Bozeman.

He said: "We share this enthusiasm to protect us where hunting, fishing, hiking and reconstruction, we look forward to applying this common morality to global land and waters."

NWA fishing report


Fishing is the transition time from warm water tactics to cold water and cold water.

HoOK, Rogers, Reese Jones, the thread and the pendant.Later that day, using a rotating bait or crank bait in a breeze, or using a plastic worm on a peaceful day.

Strobat bass bite between rock branches and SA worm parks, on Shad or Cyryfish.On the swimming bait, the mountain walnut stream area was captured.

Fayetteville’s southTown Sporting Goods reports that fixtures or small fish are fishing on the brush pile.Black bass can be captured light or deep.Top bait or plastic worms are well used.The corneal white spots bite the crank bait or the night bending rig at the bottom of the bottom of the bottom, and the depth of the gravel and rock dot and the coastline is 25 to 30 feet along the bottom of the bottom.

Beaver tail water

The Beaver Dam Store said that the top fly of flying fishing is red or brown Midge No. 18.The size of 12 wool worms is easy to use.Olives or black are good colors.This river is very low, creating good conditions for Wade fishing.It is recommended to use a 7 -fold fee to fish in low water.

Small fixtures of olive orange or olives are worth trying.Little gold and red spoons are worthy.The prepared catfish bait (such as bait) is most suitable for bait fishing.

There are very few generations of Beaver dams, and most of the day have created good Wade fishing conditions.

Lake Filieteville

David Powell in the lake office said Crapie bite shallow water on a fixture or small fish.Use worms or crickets for Blue G.Black bass and cat fish are slow.

Lake Saya

Mike McBride, a fishingman, said all fishing was slow.Try black bass with plastic worms or crank bait.


HOOK in Bella Vista, Robbie Towner, and Robbie Towner of the line and the pendant, said that black bass bite on the crank bait or fixture and pigs.It is 2 to 6 feet deep.Blue G fishing is very slow.

Please note that Bella Vista’s fishing is only open to POA members and their guests.


Kenny Strop in Siloam Springs recommends the Corolina -style fishing black bass manipulated with a plastic worm.NED rig, top water bait or square -forming crank bait is a good choice for bait.

Siloam Springs,

Crystal lake

Straud recommends using a plastic worm to shake or fall into the style of fishing black bass.Neide drilling rig may also work.

Eastern Oklahoma

Straud suggested that in Lake Eucha’s black bass fishing, shaking or falling style of plastic worms.

The Oklahoma Wildlife Protection Department reported on the fair big mouth bass fishing on Dahu, and used crank bait around the brush, rocks or docks.Crappie bites people or small fish around the brush and pier.Blue Cat fish bites bait or darkness near the dam.

On the Lake Tenkiller, black bass is bite with BRIBRE on the fixture, pig or plastic worms, rocks and plastic worms along the main lake.Try a small fish or brush clip.

Table rock lake

The concentrated fishing guide service reports the black bass biting fixture and pigs, mixed with the rock library with the rock library by 15 to 25 feet deep.A small plastic worm on the drilling rig can use a depth of 25 to 35 feet deep above the rock point or at the top of the cliff at the top of the cliff.

The shaking style of plastic worm or claw operation is very suitable for use.Try early bait.

-The compiled by Flip Putthoff