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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

Your fly rod has to fit – it labels you as a fly fisher

If you’re into fly fishing, there isn’t anything that defines more accurately than how well you cast, and that has nothing to do with long distance casts [...]

April 30, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Six women you should know

Over the last dozen or so years, the impact and recognition of women on the sport of fly fishing has created a new generation of outspoken woman of action [...]

March 7, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Women boosting fly fishing ranks, a lot

“It’s completely crazy that fly-fishing has been identified as a man’s sport,” said Kate Taylor, a professional fly-fishing guide. [...]

December 20, 2017 RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: Why we tie our own flies

The coup de grâce of satisfaction - you’re catching fish on you own tied flies when your friend humbly asks, “Hey, buddy, can you spare one of those?” [...]

June 8, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide

In fly fishing, men are not equal to women

Except for innate strength, women guides are at no disadvantage to men, especially in the more crucially important areas of communication and attitude [...]

May 10, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Women anglers favorably impacting outdoor life

Female anglers are now as much a 25% of all anglers... according to ASA sources. Their conservation contributions outweigh that percentage [...]

March 8, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Video: Vokey and crew hit Skeena River giant steelhead

The Skeena claims a history of having very big steelhead. This 2010 spawning run a perfect frame for the proof of that claim. Vokey and her friends invite us all to enjoy [...]

September 6, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

At The Vise: April Vokey demos steelhead patterns

In this cool video, April Vokey displays great tying steps for steelhead flies. There many great tips and tricks from the veteran in this short demo. [...]

April 13, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

Opinion: Are you willing to catch more fish? Try tube flies

In some sectors, tube flies are starting to replace conventionally tied hook flies. There are just too many advantages... [...]

April 6, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Opinion, Slide