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Feature: Backyard Big Mouths, “best day for us mans ever”

So where's that leave us regular fly junkies looking for our next easy fix? Bass, my friend, bass. [...]

December 3, 2012 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot, Uncategorized

Review: Capt. Derr’s 2012 Wish List for Santa

Wondering what to put on your wish list this year? Here are a some great pieces of gear that caught my eye this year. [...]

November 26, 2012 Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Spot, Uncategorized

Dear Science Deniers: Sea Change is here

Sixty-five years ago, environmentalist Marjory Stoneman Douglas prophesied in her classic book, The Everglades: River of Grass, that urban development and water diversion would dry out the land so much that the area would eventually erupt in flames. [...]

November 19, 2012 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Free RISE fly rod giveaway

Enter (for free) to win a Rise Level Series fly rod ($299 value) at the Fly Life Magazine community pages. Registered readers can simply respond to the topic: Post Here For A Chance To Win RISE (Level Series) Fly Rod [...]

November 7, 2012 RECENT, Slide, Spot

Fly Tying: Articulated mullet fly

Fall brings the annual mullet run up the east coast of Florida. Try this new articulated pattern for some fun. With a stinger in the tail it’s hard to get bitten short. [...]

October 31, 2012 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Review: Fly rods off the beaten path

Bubba Smith wouldn't use Tiger Woods' driver because the flex at the club head and stiffness in the upper shaft would be different. And so it is with fly rods. My taste in rods and yours may be quite different, but [...]

October 26, 2012 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Palettes & Pixels: Mike Bainter, Artist, Graphic Designer, Innovator, Angler

Mike Bainter is not a painter, well at least not in the most traditional sense. Then what, you ask, is his medium? [...]

October 12, 2012 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Feature: The little engine that did. East Cape Canoe LLC

Much of the information about modern, technical flats boats has been provided by self-promoting boat builders and then presented to the boating community as factual truth by well-intentioned, but eager-to-please dealers and misinformed magazine editors. [...]

October 2, 2012 FEATURE STORY, Skiffs & Bay Boats, Slide

Destination: St. Paul’s River for salmon in Quebec

The first time I was invited to fish the St. Paul's River on Quebec's famous North Shore I probably could not have told you much of anything about fishing for Atlantic salmon other than they pull hard and can be [...]

September 25, 2012 Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Fly Tying: Don Reed on a surf fly and Bob Clouser’s new snook fly

Snook feeding in the surf are pinching bait against the beach and are along with jacks, ladyfish, and any other bait feeding predators, are blasting through the pods indiscriminately. Any bright flashy fly of the right proportions in the fray [...]

August 24, 2012 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Tying, Slide