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Start fly tying; you’re gonna’ like the way you fish

Today, there are several so-called fly tying kits out there - many are so good they could serve as your principal and only tying tools. [...]

October 5, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Just like in cooking, the best tool is your hands

Tying off a fly by hand far outweighs the use of a whip finishing tool. The benefit is speed. [...]

October 4, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Another one bites the dust – And another one gone

Anadromous and catadromous fish migrate to their spawning grounds to reproduce. Often they're blocked by human-made barriers. [...]

October 3, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Sustainable fishing aids economies, communities, global study shows

The three pillars of sustainability defined by the United Nations: economic development, social development and environmental protection. [...]

October 2, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Rare good news in the “politics” of our fishing environment

Scientific advisory leadership in the White House is severely marginalized. Science is no longer helping shape U S policy. [...]

October 1, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry Shouts & Murmurs: Sept. 21 – 27, 2018

Here’s Another Side to the Landlocked Public Lands Story Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership Only recently has LWCF funding been specifically purposed with unlocking our inaccessible public lands, meaning that we’ve got a lot of work ahead of us when it [...]

September 28, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Opinion: Yes, you do need to cast further

It's not my intent to be a contrarian, but it is foolish to say one only needs to cast 30-feet or less to catch most fish. That's short-changing. [...]

September 27, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

The value of fly fishing travel consultants vs. booking it all yourself

Nothing is more satisfying than a well-planned, hassle free fly fishing trip. Here is how to achieve exactly that. [...]

September 26, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Pennsylvania’s Fly Fishing Legend Charlie Meck Passes Away

"Without Charlie’s support, advice, and constant encouragement, I don’t believe I would have ever had a professional fly fishing career." [...]

September 25, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Westernizing Tenkara Has Advantages

Tenkara, in just a few years of having been introduced to the US, has captured the imagination of many new anglers to joys fly fishing [...]

September 24, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide