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Tips & Tactics: Reducing the need to false cast

Knowing one spey casting technique allows for an application that can be applied to single-handed casting resulting in less physical effort, no false cast required, no fear of entanglement behind you [...]

September 23, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Monday Gear Review: MFC Boat Box- amazing capacity and smart design

In a nutshell, it is bombproof, holds and alarming number of flies, and is extremely well designed. It comes in six colors for those who like to coordinate. [...]

September 22, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Feature Story: Becoming weather-wise is a must

The age of the internet is truly the beginning of a new era in both understanding and forecasting the weather that will only improve with time. [...]

September 22, 2014 Advice, FEATURE STORY, Slide

The Series: Important women in the history of fly fishing; Mari Lyons

Lyons’s ability to elicit emotion through her art has led to a fulfilling career. Her work is in the permanent collections of the Museum of the City of New York and Rider University, and private and corporate collections [...]

September 19, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing, Slide

Friday Fish Frame: Meet A. D. Maddox, fly angler, motorcyclist and artist

“Trout are chameleon-like, constantly changing color in and out of water – they represent an intriguing color palette and artistic challenge.” Maddox, self-taught, paints in oil mainly on Belgian linen and develops piece with her layering technique [...]

September 19, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Tips & Tactics: Wanna’ cast a 100-feet, easily?

Because of the rapidly developing interest in switch rods, both the fly rod and fly line manufacturers have begun in earnest to develop newer and better rods and fly lines [...]

September 15, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Video Roundup: Florida Flood, Stoke, and Fran’s Ausable Wullf

Enjoy another eclectic Video Roundup. We hope you enjoy these as much as we do. They are a ton of fun for us to sift through. Anything you deem worthy of our roundup, please let us know. [...]

September 12, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Video Roundup, Videos

Tips & Tactics: Getting better mileage out of every cast

The first thing you’ll need is a proper grip - your hand position affects your casting. Most saltwater rods are equipped with a full wells grips. [...]

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

Industry News: Fly fishing expo Florida Council of FFF

Special Expo programs will include IFFF-certified fly casting instructors and fly tiers teaching their skills. Hands-on clinics, demonstrations and workshops include instruction. Don't miss this expo if you're in or near Florida [...]

September 12, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Industry News, Slide

The Series: Important women in the history of fly fishing; Fanny Krieger

Along with friend Susan Williams, and with strong support from many male anglers in the area, Krieger founded the Golden West Women Flyfishers in 1983. [...]

September 11, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing, Slide