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Reminder: Fly Fishing Show Pleasanton, CA – Feb. 23-25

The Fly Fishing Show is the launching pad into each new angling season. The 2018 shows have been stellar so far with great attendance and enthusiasm. [...]

February 20, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

They will bite the hand that feeds them

A Florida airboat captain whose hand was bitten off by a 9-foot alligator faces charges of feeding a gator. It's against the law in Florida to feed alligators [...]

February 16, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry shouts & murmurs 

This week’s Industry shouts & murmurs looks at Norway, portable propulsion, jellyfish, climate change, fly fishing DC, and marshes and wetlands [...]

February 15, 2018 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

“Do you ‘actually’ fish?”

Women I know would know exactly what to say to a guy who condescendingly said, “Do you 'actually' fish?” [...]

February 14, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Tips & Tactics: Quickest setup to nymph at any depth

Indicators are fly fishing cool, but the Thingamastopper and the Thingamabobber are so much more sensitive - you can react to unfelt mouthing [...]

February 13, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Profile: Emily Roley is the acorn that grew into a forest

Emily Roley chucked it all, left a career that paid all the bills with enough left over to buy and collect "stuff." She took another path after 15 big city years [...]

February 12, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

New and noteworthy gear from the 2018 Fly Fishing Show

Our editors and staff were able to attend The Fly Fishing Shows at Edison, NJ and Atlanta, GA. Both venues were packed with high energy and excitement. [...]

February 9, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Fly Rod Review, Fly Tying, Gear, Gear Review, Slide

Introduction to grayling

Consider targeting grayling and utilize this guide and it's pointers when doing so. It may prove quite helpful in your future grayling adventures. [...]

February 9, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Staying warm may save your life

By taking the necessary precautions, you are assured that you retain body heat and reduce risks of accidents, illness or worse. [...]

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

Saltwater fly patterns without borders

There are lots of best flies lists. But the best fly for a specific species in a particular region of the world may be useless when called upon to perform in an away game [...]

February 7, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide