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Rio Marié peacock bass pursuits from The Fly Shop

Filmed by John Sherman on a tributary of the Amazon, The Rio Marie', "the home to the largest population of trophy peacock bass ever discovered." [...]

March 14, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

You can fly fish yourself to better mental health

Fly fishing is a great (and free!) way to soak up some additional vitamin D. Just 20 minutes fly fishing can rev you up as much as a cup of coffee [...]

March 13, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise: Faux Bucktail is more durable and less buoyant

There are certainly times where glorious bucktail buoyancy is what the doctor ordered and others when we have no need for that property in that marvelous material. [...]

March 10, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

A business man looks at what GOP theft will cost us

Public lands are not the lands of the state, yet thieves dressed in Congressional clothes are legislating ways to steal them from you [...]

March 10, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

BTT: Research will continue on Cuba sport fishery and harvests

Bonefish and Tarpon Trust, University of Havana and University of Miami have partnered and will continue researching Cuba's sport fishery to document harvests. [...]

March 9, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Your public lands just shrunk by 245,000,000 acres

Deceivers behind the public land thefts and congresses paymasters are American Lands Council and American Legislative Exchange Council [...]

March 8, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise: Flats Fly

They land soft, sink a little bit and move well in the water to create a life like shrimpy critter. I don't go bonefishing without them in the box. I like olive, tan and pink. [...]

March 7, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

Shooting Heads: Getting the fly out and down

The age old tangle issue was resolved as was the bulky connector knot issue, and the bodily damage caused by a projectile was substantially reduced. [...]

March 6, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Technology now cleaning our rivers and waterways

Mr. Trash Wheel is Baltimore's favorite trash collecting robotic icon. Since his installation at the Baltimore Harbor at 2014, he has picked up 420 tons. [...]

March 2, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Uncategorized

Where did the best fly ever invented come from?

So many stories, so many memories, and I was blessed to spend them with who I believe is one of the greatest fly fisherman to fish the waters of Pennsylvania, Russell Blessing [...]

March 2, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide