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KastKing’s Day Tripper Tackle Backpack for on the go anglers

Designed with the mobile fisherman in mind The Day Tripper backpack is designed for on the go anglers who want safe and convenient portable storage for their day’s fishing gear. KastKing has succeeded in their attempts to maximize the space [...]

November 14, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Review, Slide

Fly Tying: Is the Articulated Brahma better than a Wooly Bugger?

"I set out to improve on the fly, and make it better for a wider range of fish species by giving it more movement in the water," McFly explains. [...]

November 13, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

Roughing it with trouts, but a cold one waiting at the “LOGE”

The LOGE plan is excellent; clean, cheap yet Spartan family/group accommodations near the action: fly fishing, canoeing, hiking, biking, skiing... [...]

November 7, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise: Bulkhead Deceiver

The beauty of this particular pattern is that it has more mass in the front of the fly so it pushes more water and sinks slowly with a "beautiful tubular silouette." [...]

October 30, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

Pay your way forward. Vote for the environment

Extraction has positive and negative legacies. Increasingly there are unanswerable questions about environmental, social and economic sustainability. [...]

October 25, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Knots, do-overs, kinky swirls, and the stuff we’re told

Attaching a fly to your tippet is as important as the fly you chose and the water you selected to fish. Don’t rush the job or treat it as a distraction - operator error is why knots fail [...]

October 18, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

“Volunteers” Host Biggest Tying Weekend in the South

There's nothing quite like this fly tying event in the country. It’s a great weekend opportunity for the whole family. Make the trip! [...]

October 17, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Rachel Finn honored with the 2018 Izaak Walton Award

The AMFF established the Izaak Walton Award in 2014 to honor and celebrate individuals who live by the “Compleat Angler” philosophy. [...]

October 12, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Another one bites the dust – And another one gone

Anadromous and catadromous fish migrate to their spawning grounds to reproduce. Often they're blocked by human-made barriers. [...]

October 3, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

The value of fly fishing travel consultants vs. booking it all yourself

Nothing is more satisfying than a well-planned, hassle free fly fishing trip. Here is how to achieve exactly that. [...]

September 26, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide