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Reminder: At Tenkara Jam, learn to fly fish in one day!

Tenkara history can be traced back more than 400 years when Japanese anglers caught cherry trout with unsplit bamboo rods tipped with horsehair lines tied to simple fly patterns [...]

September 22, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Opinion: Why so quietly give up “Best Idea Ever?”

Forgetful of the future, the current administration has surrendered us all to its present state of mind... extermination of the public lands, rather than attempt the difficult - thankless job of conservation [...]

September 21, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise: Ruben Martin’s Trashy Stone

Too pretty to fish? Follow the instructions in his video and decide for yourself. [...]

September 20, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

Zane Grey, the father of the sports fishing industry

The impact that Zane Grey had on fishing was so complete that he single-handedly launched an industry that catered solely to sports fishing. [...]

September 20, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Stonefly: A fly fishing film for mature audiences

Videos, especially the shorter-trailer types, are hard-pressed to deliver a message along with relevant fly fishing footage. Stonefly articulately does both. [...]

September 19, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Beginner Fly Tying: # 8 Tying off the thread

Hudson says that understanding the correct way to tie off your work is a critical factor - not only in your future success and enjoyment of fly tying but having the fly stay "tied" [...]

September 18, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

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

Expert outdoor travel companies “wade” in on bonefishing trips

You might want to ditch what you think you know, take a step back, and listen to the wisdom of well-worn travelers and outfitters. [...]

September 13, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Tips & Tactics: Casting accuracy is rewarding

The reasons for misfires in fly casting are many. The most common is not keeping the stroke on the same plane - relative to the ground... [...]

September 8, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Opinion: The importance of being hook earnest

The hookup percentage was slightly better with J hooks, but J hooks were more prone to being short stuck or thrown. [...]

September 5, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide