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At The Vise: Murica Merkin

Check out this easy to follow recipe for an adaptation of the holy grail of permit flies, Del Browns Merkin Crab. The Murica Merkin is perfect for many species. [...]

February 28, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Florida Keys, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide

Book Review: Chris Dombrowski writes a classic in “Body of Water”

Lounging like a lizard in the warmth of the morning beach sun in Hobe Sound, Florida, a lot of Dombroski’s sentences in Body of Water earned rereads and pauses. [...]

February 27, 2017 Book Review, FEATURE STORY, Florida, Florida Keys, Fly Fishing, Slide

Gear Review: Redington’s Rise Reel possesses value and beauty

Pricing aside, Redington's Rise Reel is an impressive design with large arbor, quick line pick up, smooth and strong drag system, and an excellent finish. [...]

February 14, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Gear, Gear Review, Gift Ideas, Review, Slide, Videos

Video: Peacock Bass of the Amazon

Follow talented fly fishermen and film crew deep in to the Columbian jungle in search of "apo ubo", giant peacock bass of the Amazon. [...]

February 8, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide, Videos

Video: Above Iliamna

This film is the brainchild of Jason Ching, a photographer, filmmaker and research technician for the University of Washington's Alaska Salmon Program. [...]

January 6, 2017 Conservation, Fly Fishing, RECENT, Salmon Fishing, Science, Slide, Videos

Fly Casting: Learn this simple method, it works if you work it

This is one of the best teaching tools to stop the pain of learning to fly cast. Although the wandering backcast is a defeater too, the "Flopping Wrist" disease is Stage Five [...]

December 29, 2016 Fly Casting, Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide

Last minute gifts for the adamant angler

If you have been dragging your feet on holiday gift items for your favorite angler, do not worry. It is not too late. You will not disappoint with these stellar fly fishing products. [...]

December 19, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Gear, Gear Review, Gift Ideas, Review, Slide

DH Lovefish: Fly fishing meets fashion

The clothing line, DH Lovefish, is the brainchild of Diallo House. House is a fly fisherman, fly tyer, jazz musician, clothing designer and self taught painter. [...]

December 14, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Gift Ideas, Slide

Take Action: Protect wild not manufactured fish

If you love wild salmon and steelhead and want to see them recovered in their native habitats, the time to speak up is now! Please sign this Action Alert... [...]

December 12, 2016 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide, Take Action

Industry News: Pieroway Rod Company to release Rengade Series in US

Jerry French is no stranger to the steelhead and skagit world of fly fishing. Now he has designed the versatile Renegade series of fly rods for Pieroway Rod Company. [...]

December 6, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Gear, Gear Review, Review, Salmon Fishing, Slide