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What is it about this fly called Chewie?

Although we have no certifiable catch information regarding this Chewie fly, like trouts, stripers, largemouth bass, and saltwater animals - we believe in it. [...]

June 27, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Don’t complain. Fish in the rain.

Compared to the middle of the streams waterflow, the water directly adjacent to the banks may be a little bit clearer and will usually be a bit slower too. [...]

May 29, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Fly fishing metro-Atlanta. The “Hootch” could be America’s best-kept secret

Stay in the Atlanta and fly fish 48 miles of continuous and exceptional trout water. Big browns and healthy rainbows feast year-round on hatches in cold water. [...]

February 22, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Nymphing spring runoff. Yes, they can see it

One of the most critical elements in Drop Shot rigging and nymphing in general, is keeping the flies in a trout’s feeding window. [...]

February 21, 2018 FEATURE STORY, 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

Fly Fishing Show gears up for 2018

The Fly Fishing Show of shows brings fly fishing the world around to a big tent near you. Explore all that’s new, good, better and best in angling with a fly. [...]

November 14, 2017 RECENT, Slide

The flavor of salmon cooked right

With some fish species, freshness makes a significant difference in table taste. Mahi Mahi (dolphinfish) is a prime example. Salmon are hardier in that regard [...]

November 7, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Citizens understand the connection between water and climate change

America does want America great again - not what’s being made of it today. Destroying clean water and polluting the atmosphere isn't "greatness" [...]

September 12, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

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

Reminder: The first ever Atlanta Fly Fishing Show

The fly Fishing Show is the gateway to everything that will be new in 2017 for the fly fisher: walk-in, skiff, canoe, kayak or offshore... hats to shoes [...]

January 30, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Reminder, Slide