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Trending in the fly shop near you

No matter the current trend in fly rods, your local fly shop is the best resource. There, you can cast rods and get an authoritative opinion. A local guide is another good source [...]

September 13, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Canoes and kayaks offer much access and fewer headaches

He said, "But I don't own a boat. How could I possibly fish the 'Hootch'?" The fly shop guy said, "If you have $200 you could be fishing today." [...]

September 11, 2017 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Bass Pro, Cabela’s merger approved by FTC

When the two rivals announced their plans to merge, Bass Pro founder and CEO Johnny Morris said the company would keep the Cabela’s brand. [...]

July 10, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Industry News: Bass Pro Shops/Cabela’s merger delayed

Big Box stores like Cabela's and Johnny Morris' Outdoor World are not a favored haunt of fly fishers, but our bass buddies live there. How will the merger affect prices, quality, and service? [...]

December 9, 2016 Industry News, RECENT, Slide

Industry News: Bill Curtis – A Remarkable Life

Yes, a remarkable life, always going out of his way to help someone. Bill Curtis was a WWII veteran from a small town in OK. There he learned to fly fish on a $3 store bought bamboo fly rod [...]

October 31, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Industry News, Slide

Opinion: Big box stores are nice, but make mine a local fly shop

Fishing and fly fishing, in particular, takes a lot of getting to know the territory so local knowledge, usually held by guides and fly shops are essential success ingredients [...]

June 24, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Opinion, Slide

Gear Review: Finding a pair of waist waders that stay “UP”

Zack Mathews: "Redington’s new Sonicdry wader is a lot better cut than any previous waist high wader, and it also has some very smart clasping innovations. I think it’s the very best waist high wader made to date." [...]

March 10, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Gear Review, Slide

Profile: Monte Burke interview with BTT’s Aaron Adams

"Based on the life cycle of bonefish, we are investigating whether bonefish that are spawned in Cuba make their way to the Florida Keys." [...]

March 9, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Profile, Slide

Fly Tying: More about the fly fishing hook that is not lowly at all

Fly tying is seductive. Catch one fish on a fly you tied and you are all in forever. The added value to tying is improving your dexterity as well as leaving the turbulence of the day well behind you. Tying [...]

October 15, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Feature Story: It’s on! …when the largemouth bass spawn

The biggest poppers and sliders will catch the biggest fish and reduce the number of strikes from the smaller ones, but everything will eat the smaller flies and they are a lot easier to cast [...]

March 27, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics