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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

Jimmy Albright’s namesake knot still reigns

Your cold, you're wet, the sea is rolling and you need to tie a Haywire to mono. You'd better know how to tie the Albright. It's quick and easy. [...]

April 27, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Simon’s drift boat tactics

In this episode of RIO Products' "How To" series, RIO brand manager, Simon Gawesworth, demonstrates how to fish a streamer from a drift boat. [...]

April 18, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics from the author of A Passion For Permit

Here is a secret weapon of mine: slide a 1/32-ounce worm weight or an even lighter tungsten conehead in front of the loop knot that secures the fly. [...]

April 11, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics