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I bug your pardon – Mayfly life cycle

The mayfly is the go-to "bug" - its numbers will dominate the census of any body of water they’re found - almost any clean, freshwater worldwide. [...]

January 15, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Overfishing menhaden is okay with Virginia

Over-reduction of menhaden always will mean fewer stripers and much smaller stripers, fewer birds of prey and less migrating top predators. [...]

January 14, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

The Crazy Charlie – legendary bonefish fly

Some mistakenly believe that Bob Nauheim invented the “Crazy Charlie Fly,” but it was invented by Charles Smith from Andros Island, Bahamas. [...]

January 11, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Sage’s SPECTRUM C Fly Reel – affordable and formidable

In this case, the SPECTRUM C represents the entry level of sealed drag, saltwater ready reels from Sage. [...]

January 10, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Gear, Gear Review, Review, Slide

Reminder: Virginia Fly Fishing Show & Wine Festival

The festival will be held at The Meadow Events Park, just a few miles outside of Richmond, VA on January 12 and 13, 2019 [...]

January 10, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Meet Thom Glace, 2018 Artist of the Year

The artist angler experiences fly fishing in equal parts - cerebral and physical. For the angling art admirer it inspires protect and conserve the environment. [...]

January 8, 2019 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

The Kreelex Fly: It is ugly and a killer

The Kreelex fly was intended initially to tame smallmouth bass, but it turned out to be just as likely pounded by carp or pike. [...]

January 7, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Twin Rivers Cottages – Mataura River – Gore, New Zealand

The Mataura has the highest brown trout population and catch rates of any New Zealand river and is famous for its superb mayfly hatches. [...]

January 7, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Reminder: Denver Fly Fishing Show

The Denver show is a three-day event, and it is one of the most attended of the season's Fly Fishing Shows. All the big names make time for Denver. [...]

January 2, 2019 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Marine debris is preventable

Floating and sunken masses of discarded fishing gear impact maritime industries - worldwide. The Fishing for Energy partnership addresses this problem. [...]

December 20, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide