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Opinion: Buy or tie tube flies and catch Mo Betta

Tying flies on a tube versus tying on a hook is not a skill leaping issue; there are none. The only differences are using more thread, and no hook while tying. [...]

May 22, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

What was it like getting ready for trout season in 1920?

Ernest Hemingway's most enthusiastic outdoor sport was fishing - think Old Man and the Sea. Within his writing, there are many fishing related passages [...]

May 21, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry Shouts & Murmurs: May 11 – May 17, 2018

Catch this weeks summary of news items that affect the preservation of the outdoors, public lands, and fly fishing's latest happenings. [...]

May 18, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Dams, fish, and our participation does matter

Tens of thousands of small dams—most of them small concrete or earthen dams—fragment rivers and streams, block fish passage and impair water quality. [...]

May 17, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Podcasting our sport

Podcasters like Orvis or Drake Cast allow listeners to escape the the morning commute through glass canyons of neon and asphalt while honing our love of the sport. [...]

May 16, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise: The simple and effective flatwing deceiver

I love using flat wing patterns when stripers are on sand eels. When tied correctly, they have a movement that is unmatched. [...]

May 15, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Opinion: Become a better angler by hitting your target, wherever it is.

If you can fly cast big, you will do well in any ballpark - add accuracy, and you’ll surprisingly exceed your expectations. Be a complete player. [...]

May 14, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Wake up America, we do need clean water and vibrant fisheries

We're losing to the concept that abusing the public's land, water, fisheries, and the air are the government’s commodities and don’t belong to the people [...]

May 11, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

PFDs could comfortably save your life

The most common post-death comment by a survivor of a boating accident is, “We were just going out for a little while, and we were going to stay near shore.” [...]

May 8, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Louisiana’s famous marsh coast is sinking: rapidly

The Mississippi no longer fits the definition a river. Instead, a waterway shaped in many ways, big and small, to suit human needs. It’s no longer wild [...]

May 7, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide