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Wednesday Fish Facts: Snook, protandric hermaphrodites

Snook are extremely sensitive to temperature and a strong, fast moving cold front through an area containing snook may claim many lives... [...]

January 15, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Wednesday Fish Facts

Video Roundup: When Winter Ends, 320, Steelhead Alley, Telluride Winter Moments

Another installment of exciting videos from around our amazing sport of fly fishing. It has been said a million times: no sport takes you to places more beautiful. We tend to agree. [...]

January 14, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Uncategorized, Videos

Monday Gear Review: Umpqua, Orvis, Sage and others earn Gray’s award

Grays' Sporting Journal lists its BEST of 2014 [...]

January 13, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Friday Fish Frame: Meet Thom Glace, watercolor artist extraordinaire

After 30 or so fish studies, I decided to branch out to the insect world, where I wanted the challenge of the delicate features found in the insect world. [...]

January 10, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise: The Megamouth – by Henrik Agerskov Jensen

Since the first model, I have made many other flies with this same basic design, mostly baitfish imitations, like sand eels, pilchards, mullets etc... [...]

January 10, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Video: Tenkara, the new rage for a good reason

There are... advantages of using the long tenkara rods when fishing in mountain streams, primarily the lightness of the line and delicate presentation. [...]

January 9, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

Wednesday Fish Facts: What causes KYPE in spawing trout?

The hooked jaw is in the lower jaw and where there are strong teeth. The male uses the hooked jaw to bite other males that are trying to fertilize eggs. [...]

January 8, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Wednesday Fish Facts

Video Roundup: Poppa, Reach, Obsession and Legends

Video Roundup is a new feature in which FLM presents our favorite new, exciting, interesting and inciteful videos from around the sport. [...]

January 7, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

Fly Fishing: Back to the future with fiberglass rods

Fly fishing is back to low-tech, slow-tech, soft action fiberglass. Many fly rod manufacturers have stepped-up to the plate with some fiberglass models. [...]

January 6, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

Monday Gear Review: Avoid re-rigging with SUMO Rodmounts

Rodmounts are for folks that fish a lot and don’t want to lug their rods, reels and gear in and out of the house every time they go fishing [...]

January 6, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide