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What Do We Know About Toxic Algae?

Everyone knows why these blooms occur, that they're toxic, and how to stop it from happening, but do nothing works best in Florida - ask Big Sugar. [...]

December 4, 2018 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Shouts & Murmurs: November 2018

Here are a few industry news items from the past few weeks that we thought worth re-mentioning in case you missed them or want more information. [...]

November 30, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

H Craft: A one man skiff. An SUP on steroids.

If you’ve been in the skiff game or follow inshore fishing boats, you’ve seen the emergence of micro skiffs like the Gheenoe and Solo Skiff. [...]

November 30, 2018 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide, Videos

Get Shorty: Why all the buzz around short fly rods?

Short fly rods are remarkable angling tools for many situations. If you have not been introduced - "run" to your nearest fly shop and test drive one. [...]

November 28, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Fly Casting, Fly Fishing, Fly Rod Review, Gear, Gear Review, Slide

Innovations have changed fly fishing over the years

By BILL BEAN for the Ravalli Republic Charles Duell, Commissioner of U.S. patent office in 1889, said “everything that can be invented has been invented.” This quote nearly caused the patent office to close. When discussing fly fishing equipment we [...]

November 26, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Striped bass in the Block Island Transit Zone need your voice now

On October 4th, NOAA issued an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking to open the EEZ around the Block Island Transit Zone for striped bass harvest. [...]

November 16, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

KastKing’s Day Tripper Tackle Backpack for on the go anglers

Designed with the mobile fisherman in mind The Day Tripper backpack is designed for on the go anglers who want safe and convenient portable storage for their day’s fishing gear. KastKing has succeeded in their attempts to maximize the space [...]

November 14, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Review, Slide

Fly Tying: Is the Articulated Brahma better than a Wooly Bugger?

"I set out to improve on the fly, and make it better for a wider range of fish species by giving it more movement in the water," McFly explains. [...]

November 13, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

Roughing it with trouts, but a cold one waiting at the “LOGE”

The LOGE plan is excellent; clean, cheap yet Spartan family/group accommodations near the action: fly fishing, canoeing, hiking, biking, skiing... [...]

November 7, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise: Bulkhead Deceiver

The beauty of this particular pattern is that it has more mass in the front of the fly so it pushes more water and sinks slowly with a "beautiful tubular silouette." [...]

October 30, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos