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A conversation with an artist, Jim Wiley

Jim began his art career at age 65... and think you’re too old to learn to tie flies, wade the flats, fly fish a mountain stream, get wet? [...]

August 31, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Kebari – Can one fly pattern catch forever?

In ancient Japan, fishermen in isolated mountain villages tied their own “one fly pattern” and it was used because it worked over and over. [...]

August 25, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

The Fur Ant: When catchin’ is on your mind

The Fur Ant may well be the “Rodney Dangerfield” of flies, but when tied small and fished right it’s one of the deadliest fly patterns ever devised. [...]

August 22, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Artist Profile: David Danforth

David is an artist, father and snookmaster whose imaginative approach to art is inspiring, exciting and reflects his deep Florida roots and backcountry history. [...]

May 3, 2017 Florida, Florida Keys, Fly Fishing, Profile, RECENT, Slide

News: AMFF Honors James Prosek With Walton Award

Prosek has never stopped evolving as an artist. His art is now more complex, abstract and challenging. All forms of art are on his horizon [...]

October 28, 2016 News, RECENT, Slide

Feature Story: Tenkara solves ailing bones for artist Thom Glace

A while back, Thom started complaining about having locomotion difficulties. A disability that eventually sideline him from fly fishing... until Tenkara. [...]

August 15, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Video: Redington’s “Find Your Water” – Season 2, Episode 1: An Artist’s Frontier

Follow along with Josh DeSmit, working artist and avid fly angler, as he explores the West in search of inspiration, his place in the art world, and of course, dry fly-eating cutties. [...]

April 14, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

Palettes and Pixels: Michael Williams – flies with style…

"My great grandpa and mom fostered my love for drawing and my grandpa Jack introduced me to my love of fishing. I became obsessed..." [...]

March 28, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Profile, Slide, Uncategorized

Book Review: Bob Rich’s newest book, Looking Through Water

As a resident of the Florida Keys, it is easy to appreciate the author’s accurate information about fishing for the prized back-country bonefish, tarpon and permit. [...]

February 18, 2016 Book Review, RECENT, Slide

Interview: Forbes’ Monte Burke spends some time with James Prosek

I love doing research, making discoveries in texts, struggling with individual sentences, crafting essays. Writing gives me an excuse to read things I ordinarily might not read. [...]

January 27, 2016 Interview, RECENT, Slide