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Industry news, shouts & murmurs 

Read what matters in the fly fishing industry from Lefty's health to product releases. We'll catch you up on what's important. [...]

January 31, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Destinations: Redfish hot spots from Texas to Virginia

Learn where some of the best redfish spots in the Gulf of Mexico and on the Atlantic coast are found and when to be there. [...]

January 31, 2018 Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Opinion: “Fake” fishing is gaining in popularity

Periodically, friends in my fishing circle will send around Internet videos of drone-assisted fishing. You can see the ethical slippery slope at work. [...]

January 30, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Terminal knots get do-overs

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 [...]

January 29, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Why the National Park advisory board imploded

The Trump administration’s anti-conservation campaign is succeeding in taking away our public lands one park, and one Zinke, Pruitt, Perry, congressperson capitulation at a time [...]

January 26, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Opinion: Fluorocarbon facts and fiction

Carl McNeil of the Swift Fly Fishing Company wrote: “. . . the properties of Fluorocarbon are a little more than 'received wisdom' from the marketing department . . .over generously promoted as benefits." [...]

January 25, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Opinion, Slide

Chasing Stillness – Emily Roley knows why she fly fishes

She quit a good job, sold everything, moved into a small trailer with two dogs looking for a better way and became the person she always wanted to be [...]

January 24, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Demystifying fly tying threads – monofilament

If you are a trout angler tying in the #20 to #28 size flies as a matter of course, using mono as a tying thread is probably not of interest. [...]

January 23, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

At The Vise: Branham Swimming Crab

Rupert Harvey is a master tyer whose videos will teach you many cool tricks and details. I especially like this simple crab pattern. [...]

January 19, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Reminder: Fly Fishing Show Edison, NJ Jan 26-28

The Fly Fishing Show is the launching pad into each new angling season, catch up with old friends, meet new ones, and buy “stuff” you can't live without [...]

January 18, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide