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Dams, fish, and our participation does matter

Tens of thousands of small dams—most of them small concrete or earthen dams—fragment rivers and streams, block fish passage and impair water quality. [...]

May 17, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Podcasting our sport

Podcasters like Orvis or Drake Cast allow listeners to escape the the morning commute through glass canyons of neon and asphalt while honing our love of the sport. [...]

May 16, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise: The simple and effective flatwing deceiver

I love using flat wing patterns when stripers are on sand eels. When tied correctly, they have a movement that is unmatched. [...]

May 15, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Opinion: Become a better angler by hitting your target, wherever it is.

If you can fly cast big, you will do well in any ballpark - add accuracy, and you’ll surprisingly exceed your expectations. Be a complete player. [...]

May 14, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

PFDs could comfortably save your life

The most common post-death comment by a survivor of a boating accident is, “We were just going out for a little while, and we were going to stay near shore.” [...]

May 8, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Industry Shouts & Murmurs: Apr. 27 – May 3

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

May 4, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Fly fishing in the District of Columbia… Yes, you can.

The Potomac has much diversity to offer fly fisherman, but it’s the elusive spring striped bass run that gets the collective juices flowing. [...]

May 2, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise: Shad dart simplicity

In this video Tony Torrence of Caddisflyshop.com demonstrates how to tie a proven shad fly. Shad are a blast to catch on rivers in the springtime. [...]

May 1, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

Three casts that can save your bacon

The Belgian Cast, Reach Cast and Waterhaul are simple to learn and incredibly useful for fly fisherman of all ilks. [...]

May 1, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Your fly rod has to fit – it labels you as a fly fisher

If you’re into fly fishing, there isn’t anything that defines more accurately than how well you cast, and that has nothing to do with long distance casts [...]

April 30, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide