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In fly fishing, men are not equal to women

Except for innate strength, women guides are at no disadvantage to men, especially in the more crucially important areas of communication and attitude [...]

May 10, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise: Raghead Crab

These instructions are easy to follow and execute, and take the confusion out of the equation. Now, getting a permit to commit to eating it is another story... [...]

May 9, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics

So, what’s the best 5-weight this year?

While George Anderson's 5-weihght Shootout is weighty, read some of the "expert" comments and you may find a supposed short suit is just what you're looking for [...]

May 8, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise: Stickleback Zonker

This Stickleback Zonker is a winning pattern. Rabbit zonker strips create a movement and bulk in the water that says "protein" to hungry fish. [...]

May 5, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide

No, they’re trout, not small tarpon

The season in Alaska is short, the best weeks fill up fast and there are only so many great lodges. A word to the wise - call today to get exactly what you want [...]

May 4, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

This guide needs a national audience

It was the way it was back then, nobody thought anything at all about taking as many as possible each and every trip you could. Fish were meant to be eaten... [...]

May 3, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

SOutdoors’ picks for best reels of 2017

Picking the right reel can be quite subjective. Here, SOutdoors walks you through 7 great choices and how to choose what's best for your needs... [...]

May 2, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Gear, Gear Review, Review, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Jimmy Albright’s namesake knot still reigns

Your cold, you're wet, the sea is rolling and you need to tie a Haywire to mono. You'd better know how to tie the Albright. It's quick and easy. [...]

April 27, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Fly Fishing: The top topwater flies for summer

When going topwater during the hot summer days there's no mystery in where to cast: parallel to the bank in slow water, pool tailouts, marsh grass, tailing fish [...]

April 26, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

Is that rod review all I need to know?

Choosing your next fly rod is a pleasure if you've thought through your budget, where you're mainly going to fish it and the ease with which it would cast all day [...]

April 25, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide