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Interview: Lefty Kreh on chasing bronze

In this book excerpt, co-author of "Smallmouth," Dave Karczynski, speaks with Lefty Kreh about his long life spent chasing the bronze bass [...]

September 1, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Do you know how to do this?

Zach Matthews, The Itinerant Angler, is an Atlanta lawyer with a fly fishing addiction. He's been published in national fly fishing magazines [...]

August 31, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Conservation: Big investment in little fish in the Mid-Atlantic

When there are enough forage fish in the ocean, the overall ecosystem thrives, helping top predator populations flourish and increasing the yield of catchable fish. [...]

August 30, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Anglers, in part, shoulder blame for attack on public lands

Populism has always failed, but it always sells. Hunters and anglers, the hook & bullet folks, voted against their best interests, again [...]

August 28, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Kebari – Can one fly pattern catch forever?

In ancient Japan, fishermen in isolated mountain villages tied their own “one fly pattern” and it was used because it worked over and over. [...]

August 25, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Tim Flagler goes Zonkers

The CLZ fly is warfare durable, easily diversified (color, size), tube tied friendly, and easy to tie. [...]

August 24, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

British “ripplebox” is a simple and brilliant way to store flies

Building a better fly box is akin to building a better mousetrap. The designers behind ripplebox may have achieved just that. [...]

August 23, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

The Fur Ant: When catchin’ is on your mind

The Fur Ant may well be the “Rodney Dangerfield” of flies, but when tied small and fished right it’s one of the deadliest fly patterns ever devised. [...]

August 22, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Longline boats allowed to fish Florida’s east coast

Unfortunately, NMFS has approved the Exempted Fishing Permit, which allows longline boats to fish inside Florida’s East Coast Closed Zone. [...]

August 21, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

More say they’d rather be fishing

"I'd rather be fishing." With 1.5 million more participants than the previous year, fishing now has more than 47 million Americans hooked. [...]

August 18, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide