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Big game fish on a fly – Jake Jordan’s rules

Big game landings on a fly rod that are International Game Fish Association qualified catches would be tarpon and a checklist of billfish, tuna and sharks. [...]

February 15, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

RIO Products adds much needed close range line: RIO Creek

Fly fishing small creeks, and feeder streams can be physically taxing, so a fly line that delivers at 25-feet, comfortably, makes life easier. [...]

February 13, 2019 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

American Sportfishing Association appoints new blood

ASA gives 49 million anglers a voice in policy decisions that affect their ability to sustainably fish on our nation's waterways. [...]

February 13, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Choosing Beads, Barbell Eyes and Coneheads

Paradoxically, the sophistication in fly tying can sometimes be discovered reaching back for new materials that are staples in the craft world. [...]

February 11, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Taking the wind out of your cast

The success and enjoyment of fly fishing are directly related to your ability to present your fly to fish in many weather conditions effectively. [...]

February 8, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Is stocking over wild fish a good idea?

Despite spending hundreds of millions of dollars on hatchery programs, fewer and fewer hatchery steelhead return to our rivers. [...]

February 7, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

IGFA Launches New Website

The IGFA is the leading authority on angling pursuits and the keeper of the most current World Record fishing catches by fish categories. [...]

February 5, 2019 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

An Angler’s Quest to Play in the NFL

This is an interesting video about JP Flynn and a subject covering a quest not often attempted and seldom achieved. Fly fishing will forever be his adventure. [...]

February 4, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

What’s in your “Pack?”

Fly fishing the saltwater or fresh, having access to changeout things like tippets, short shooting head fly lines, flies, and tools are essential. [...]

February 1, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Sea herring “Buffer Zone” bans mid-water trawl gear nearshore

Recent efforts from the NEFMC resulted in recommendations to directly account for sea herring’s role as a food source in the ecosystem. [...]

January 31, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide