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Get better at casting now with Commando Heads

Fly fishing is fun no matter the difficulty of presenting the fly, but most are "good" with better and easier. If that's where you're at, think OPST [...]

June 8, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise: Why we tie our own flies

The coup de grâce of satisfaction - you’re catching fish on you own tied flies when your friend humbly asks, “Hey, buddy, can you spare one of those?” [...]

June 8, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Protect it by preparing. Here’s how

With hurricane season starting in less than a month, use these 15 tips to prepare your boat now for the likes of Super Storm [...]

June 7, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

By abdicating, we become irresponsible stewards

Outdoors folks of every stripe are being eviscerated by resentments Trump holds for any environmental progress previously made [...]

June 5, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Thoughts on Litter Louts

Those who trash your river, beach, national park, public lands, and national monuments are on the rise. Grass roots cleanup groups need to grow their numbers as well. [...]

June 5, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

The Great Lakes, a fishery with worries

The current administration prides itself in eradicating environmental programs created by Obama, like restoring the Great Lakes ecology [...]

June 2, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Brown Trout Are Predictable

Brown trout have home boy instinct built in. If you missed that double-digit lady in "that" pool yesterday, she'll be there today [...]

June 1, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise: The art of the articulated fly

One note of interest, Chad Bryson has been at the tying business for years, and like Kelley Galloup, he’s come up things that eliminate BS. [...]

May 31, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide

The Amazon’s biggest fish on a fly

The arapaima is in sharp decline in some areas of South America. Establishing Preserves, conservation, and eco-tourism have improved matters [...]

May 31, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Shops, Slide

Leaders and Tippets: Everything you need to know

Leader builds, materials choices and knots to secure them are regarded by serious anglers with a zealousness akin to religion. Leader are not to be taken lightly [...]

May 30, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics