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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

Meet Mollie Fitzgerald of Frontiers Travel

The overridding reason Frontiers International Travel has long list of repeat travelers is that they know what they’re doing - everyone you talk to does [...]

June 11, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry Shouts & Murmurs: June 1 – June 7, 2018

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

June 8, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Is ‘on the road again’ fly tying for you?

I have only heard of tyers using their version of portable tying kits on trips, but when in NZ, guides did tie flies at the stream, but no tools were needed! [...]

June 7, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide