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Video: Lake carping on the fly

This is a pretty cool production called Carl and Alex Fishing. In this episode they join the lovely and talented Marina Gibson. Fly fishing for trout and salmon or even sea species is massively popular, but carp fishing on the [...]

July 18, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

Gear Review: Orvis Helios 3D

Orvis also bought the license to a resin that cooks at a higher temperature, a process usually reserved for state of the art helicopter blades. [...]

July 6, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Fly Rod Review, Gear, Gear Review, Review, Slide, Videos

Industry Shouts & Murmurs: June 29 – July 5, 2018

Catch this past weeks summary of news items that affect the preservation of the outdoors, public lands, and fly fishing's latest happenings. [...]

July 6, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Entry level outfits for the beginner fly fisherman

These five entry level outfits have companies behind them that will back the products and provide quality customer service. [...]

July 2, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Rod Review, Gear, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Fly fishing podcasts, part of a radio reinvented phenomenon

"Talk Show Radio" tends to have one host who gifts an audience with wisdomless gibberish. Podcasts attract those who like the intelligent conversation version of "Radio" [...]

June 26, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

RIO Skagit Trout Max, buy one. You’re gonna’ like the way it fishes

RIO's Skagit Trout Max and similar short, heavy headed fly lines have been responsible for graduating fly fisher from frustration and quitting to committed anglers [...]

June 25, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

The trouble with fishing vests, a saltwater angler butts in

The more spartan we are about the accouterments we stuff into our fishing vest, the easier it is to find what we want when we want it while also reducing weight. [...]

June 19, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Not a great fly tyer or fly fisher? Go Worms! They work

Worms come in as many lengths, shapes, thicknesses - segmented or tubular - as you could imagine. One thing, fish, eat them without reservation. [...]

June 14, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Being underhanded is a good thing. No, no, not politics!

If you Google Spey casting, you’ll get swamped with a whole new dictionary of terms for casting. But they are all water tension casts and easy to learn. [...]

June 13, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Jim, me and a ‘luxury tent’ in Alaska

Fly fishing Alaska has a seasons window greater than advertised if you’re willing to tempt a late fall sock-in. The trouts and dollies lose all self-respect and will hit anything [...]

June 12, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide