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Orvis – How to reinvent a 160 year old fly fishing company

If you don’t think that Orvis – long known for fly rods, Nantucket Red pants and patterned dog beds -- has changed, just ask a seasoned Montana fly fishing guide [...]

May 18, 2017 Fly Casting, Fly Fishing, Fly Shops, Gear, News, Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: Burmese pythons altering ecology of a fishery

ENP is almost 1.6 million acres - mostly submerged in water depths no greater than 9-feet. A guide is an imperative both for catching and safety [...]

February 8, 2017 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Fly Fishing into 2017: Angling’s New Year’s resolutions

Get involved now for the future. Whether it’s ensuring public access, protecting public lands or educating fellow anglers that climate change is real... [...]

January 12, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Of Interest, Slide

Of Interest: Condoms and Cuban fishermen’s ingenuity

In Cuba, mechanics can fix anything, even if it requires hand building from scratch the smallest part. So it goes with fishing needs as well [...]

November 18, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Of Interest, Slide

Of Interest: How would you catch a 400-pound salmon?

Male teeth fossils found in freshwater were longer, more recurved teeth, larger bases, and more worn than fossils found in saltwater. Teeth used to defend eggs [...]

November 9, 2016 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: Clearing up Oncorhynchus mykiss as bows and steelies

When it comes to science, politicians sometimes find the truth a job threatening inconvenience. When pressured, they always seem to choose what is convenient for their reelection [...]

October 17, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Of Interest, Slide

Of Interest: Surf fishing is a passion with legions of followers

Surf fishing the coasts of the world host the same ingredients for anglers of different: languages and beliefs: food, fun, and a genuine passion. Now inland, I miss it greatly [...]

October 13, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Of Interest, Slide

The Fly Fishing Collaborative uses fishing to fight human trafficking

I know, it’s a little tough to visualize how fly fishing would tie into stopping human trafficking. But that is what makes this organization so unique. [...]

October 6, 2016 News, Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Reminder: NC Cape Lookout Albacore Festival the 20th

This tournament reaches out to charities and embraces good sportsmanship, light tackle and fly fishing, fellowship, art and the fun of being outdoors. [...]

October 4, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Of Interest, Reminder, Slide

Of Interest: A mountain stream, leased water, fly fishing and good writing

John Gierach's voice is the language of fly fishing. This story is about leased high meadow Colorado trout water. And Gierach puts the reader right next to him [...]

October 3, 2016 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide