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Friday Fish Frame: Angela Lenz

Since she had long painted wooden boxes, it was a natural progression to paint bamboo boxes made to hold a fly-fisher's flies [...]

June 20, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Uncategorized

Wednesday Fish Facts: Part I Scomberomorus, maculatus

Every fall, Spanish macks schools head south to where they’ll spend the winter off both Florida coasts. The majority of “spotted speedsters” weigh 6-pounds or less (the IGFA World Record is 13-pounds was caught in 1987 off North Carolina) [...]

June 18, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Wednesday Fish Facts

Video: Tie your flies knowing what fish can see

Since becoming addicted to what fish see (and hear) via The Fisherman’s Ocean (David A. Ross, Ph.D. / Stackpole) and Aaron’s book Fly Fishing For Coastal Gamefish (An ORVIS Guide), catch ratios among FLM staff has now made the scoreboard [...]

June 16, 2014 FEATURE STORY, RECENT, Slide, Videos

Tips & Tactics: De-mystifying the flyline dilemna

With so many more great options available to us, choosing a flyline is far more complicated than it was just a dozen or so years ago [...]

June 13, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Feature: Switchin’ in the surf and lovin’ it

In the summer, snook leave fresh water and congregate in large schools in Florida's saltwater inlets and passes to spawn [...]

June 13, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot, Videos

Tips & Tactics: The devil is in the detail; about your leader

Many anglers put on a butt section using a loop to loop from fly line and loop to loop to connect and complete the leader - treating the butt as if it were a separate piece and that any further [...]

June 12, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Monday Gear Review: Patagonia’s ultralight wading boots

Since they only weighed in at 2-pounds, 6-ounces, these great boots will take the sting out of that walk in to the miracle mile. [...]

June 9, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Profile: Meet Alexandre L’Heureux, Artiste Canadien

Alex developed a passion for drawing at a very young age, and his travels produced many exciting themes from which to choose. [...]

June 6, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Research: Crucial “Ghost Stories” Bahamas bonefish research underway

As corner stones of angling, it may seem unlikely, inaccurate or simply crazy to ask guides for their fishing spots under the “guise of conservation.” [...]

June 6, 2014 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Uncategorized

Video: Editorial on bow fishing for carp and leaving them to rot

This disturbing video from Fly-Carpin is worth a look. We need to be stewards of our fisheries and speak up about rampant neglect. [...]

June 5, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos