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Do you know how to do this?

Zach Matthews, The Itinerant Angler, is an Atlanta lawyer with a fly fishing addiction. He's been published in national fly fishing magazines [...]

August 31, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

A look at Patagonia’s backcountry Tenkara

I’ve been using the 8’6″ Patagonia tenkara setup ($200). You can also get the rod in lengths of 10’6″ and 11’6″. [...]

August 30, 2017 RECENT, Slide

If you fly fish, you owe Joe Brooks

Lefty Kreh had this to say about Joe, “Joe changed our fly fishing world as no one else has.” Joe Brooks pioneered fly fishing like no other [...]

August 29, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Anglers, in part, shoulder blame for attack on public lands

Populism has always failed, but it always sells. Hunters and anglers, the hook & bullet folks, voted against their best interests, again [...]

August 28, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry News: IGFA’s Kramer to step down

IGFA President Rob Kramer is stepping down and Nehl Horton will be installed as the new president on September 1 [...]

August 28, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Tim Flagler goes Zonkers

The CLZ fly is warfare durable, easily diversified (color, size), tube tied friendly, and easy to tie. [...]

August 24, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Oregon Steelhead on verge of extinction

“We are at a point where any more delays in the Willamette may condemn this run to extinction. We need to act now or extinction may be our legacy.” [...]

August 17, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Turn Up The Air Conditioning, Please

The report: steelhead were keying on coarse substrate, abundant shade and favored long pools over short ones [...]

August 16, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Are you fishing at the best times?

John Knight, reseacher/angler postulated (1926) his theory on lunar effects on 200 record catches - 90% of them made during the New Moon [...]

August 15, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Innovation yields Inflatable Coolers and Luminoodles

Sometimes gear is only important to gear heads and not practical for fly fishers, but these two items, an inflatable cooler and lighting rope are versatile keepers. [...]

August 14, 2017 RECENT, Slide