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Leeches catch more fish

Fly tying leeches does not get any easier except maybe for a worm pattern. Better, tie an articulated leech pattern on a tube - it will swim perfectly [...]

July 17, 2017 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

How to fish a terrestrial from a drift boat

This episode of RIO's "How To" series, shows RIO ambassador Rob Parkins explaining how to fish a large terrestrial from a drift boat. [...]

July 12, 2017 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Leaders and Tippets: Everything you need to know

Leader builds, materials choices and knots to secure them are regarded by serious anglers with a zealousness akin to religion. Leader are not to be taken lightly [...]

May 30, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Long rods for small streams

Long fly rods for small waters and small trouts are not a contrarian's view of fly fishing. If you think of the advantages, you may just convince yourself [...]

May 24, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Choosing the right waders and boots

The folks at The Fish Hawk fly shop in Atlanta walk you through the process of picking the right waders and wading boots and insist on GoreTex. [...]

May 22, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Gear, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: Born again bassin’

Bass fight hard and become aerialists for your pleasure. I’ve come to revere them as the best - pound for pound - gamefish. [...]

May 19, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

At The Vise: Raghead Crab

These instructions are easy to follow and execute, and take the confusion out of the equation. Now, getting a permit to commit to eating it is another story... [...]

May 9, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Getting into fly tying the easy way

When you start this sport, the $3 per fly might not seem a lot to you, but over the time you surely realized, how quickly flies get eaten by bushes and trees, [...]

May 5, 2017 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

SOutdoors’ picks for best reels of 2017

Picking the right reel can be quite subjective. Here, SOutdoors walks you through 7 great choices and how to choose what's best for your needs... [...]

May 2, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Gear, Gear Review, Review, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Dumbfounded by a nautical chart?

No one should venture into unfamiliar waters chartless. That would be any harbor, coastline, river, or lake. Running aground is life threatening [...]

April 28, 2017 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics