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Coming Soon: Stripers in the skinny water

Soon it will be blissed out peaceful mornings on the flats of Long Island for 2 months of the coolest fishing I have found to date. [...]

April 5, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

Lefty Kreh on dry flies and nymphs that travel well

New water doesn't always mean flies you're familiar with won't sell to the local trout. Lefty's list DOES travel and catches trout, just pay attention to sizes [...]

March 31, 2017 At The Vise, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

At The Vise: March Brown Emerger… emerging soon.

The March Brown is perhaps the most famous of the British mayflies and one of the first major hatches on many streams here in the US every Spring. [...]

March 27, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

At The Vise: Time to hit the tube…

Tube tying has not caught on to the point of having gone viral, but some, like me, think it should because they're easier to tie and catch better - salt and fresh [...]

March 24, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide

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