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Podcasting our sport

Podcasters like Orvis or Drake Cast allow listeners to escape the the morning commute through glass canyons of neon and asphalt while honing our love of the sport. [...]

May 16, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry Shouts & Murmurs Mar. 1 – 8

Shouts and Murmurs is a weekly summary of news items that affect the preservation and protection of our out of doors, public lands, and fly fishing avocation. [...]

March 8, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

“Do you ‘actually’ fish?”

Women I know would know exactly what to say to a guy who condescendingly said, “Do you 'actually' fish?” [...]

February 14, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Why we need to fight for Public Lands

A scheme of selling public lands is an old one. Carnival barkers hoodwink us with “take back” (anything, especially if it’s not theirs) [...]

May 25, 2017 RECENT, Slide

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

Opinion: Industry leaders rip fly angler pettiness, products and chronicler dishonesty

If you’re a media professional (and I don’t use that term loosely), you’re starting to realize that there’s actually more money in honesty than there is in kissing manufacturers’ asses these days [...]

October 23, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Opinion, Slide

Opinion: Angling Trade’s Kirk Deeter on start fighting

Stream access is under threat in places like Utah, now New Mexico and even Montana. But there are two other issues that demand attention as well [...]

August 6, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Opinion, Slide

Industry News: Deeter corners us with humor and analogy

There are two things you can count on with most Americans: They’re going to have the best gear in the world and won’t have any idea how to use it. [...]

May 6, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Industry News, Slide

News: Thieves will go to great lengths to fly fish for free

Acting in good faith, one company got contact addresses, phone numbers, emails, card numbers to secure the rods. The rods never came back - phone numbers NG and CCs declined . [...]

February 26, 2015 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Industry News: 20 gift recs from Angling Trade

We’re not saying that we have all the answers, but after covering the fly-fishing business and talking to retailers and consumers for many years now, we have some qualified hunches [...]

December 12, 2014 Industry News, RECENT, Slide