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The captain asked, “Do you know how to swim that fly?”

I didn't read how important swimming a fly is. I watched good anglers. They are always focused on swimming their fly for any fish - pond to ocean. [...]

September 6, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Zinke is letting corporations profit off our national parks

The current administration's proposals, especially those targeting the destruction of clean air, water and fisheries, are shocking and true. [...]

September 5, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

State of Mass. raises fines for poachers

Noncriminal fishing fines will be doubled in November, along with a number of other changes, after the passage in August of the Environmental Bond Bill. [...]

September 4, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Is the Prince the best nymph?

It is an extremely effective attractor pattern. Hey, the Prince Nymph looks like “nothing” alive or dead, but it could be the best fly ever. [...]

September 4, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Salmon firms bid to block diseased fish photos

By Rob Edwards for The Ferret August 29, 2018 Two fish farming companies tried to block publication of graphic images of their damaged salmon, according to emails released by the Scottish Government. The Scottish Salmon Company (TSSC) and Scottish Sea [...]

August 31, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Is the affordable, lightweight and stowable skiff here?

Every kayak, canoe, inflatable, and hi-tech fiber company with a skiff product line has been after the affordable, stowable version for decades. [...]

August 30, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Review: Zeal Optics’ Big Timber shades

Plant based Big Timber sunglasses are attractive due to the large size lenses and the coverage they offer as well as the availability of AutoSun tinting on the yellow base lenses. [...]

August 29, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Review, Slide

Linda Leary: Fly fishing, Maine, Ice Road Truckers, Alaska, Fishe®Wear

Rarely is there a story about a fly fisher with Linda Leary's talent who is also the quintessential entrepreneur. It seems like if she touches it, it's a winner. [...]

August 28, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Picking through your foul weather options

Rainy days can sometimes turn out to be the best catching days of the year. It's so easy and so important to keep dry and warm. [...]

August 27, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Review: These boots were made for walkin’

With a focus on lightweight and durable, the Orvis Men's Ultralight Wading Boots might be the best wading boots I've ever owned. [...]

August 24, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide