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News: United States Stream Map Available Online

There are 18 major river basins in the 48 states of the contiguous US, but the map is dominated by the massive catchment area for the Mississippi, Missouri, and Arkansas rivers [...]

November 1, 2016 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Doing The Right Thing: Menhaden Recovery – Stay the Course

Restoring the Atlantic Seaboard wildlife to even a semblance of its former abundance has everything to do with allowing fish and birds to eat. Stay the course ASMFC [...]

October 24, 2016 Doing The Right Thing, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Reminder: Everything you ever wanted to know about Tenkara

Tenkara fly fishing, in its original form, has limits. However, its inclusion into mainstream fly fishing here in the U. S. has incentivised our national tendency to innovate [...]

October 7, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing Show, Reminder, Slide

Fish Facts: Thunnus, atlanticus. The blackfin tuna is a warrior

The blackfin tuna is highly regarded for its fighting ability. It has excellent food quality and is widely marketed. Its stocks are considered healthy [...]

July 21, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Wednesday Fish Facts: Oncorhynchus kisutch – coho salmon

Coho salmon are the last of the Pacific salmons to make a showing. All the fishing activity is around the spawn cycle, which is typically at its best in September and October. [...]

April 27, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Wednesday Fish Facts

Fly Tying: Tie the Long Shank Clouser Deep Minnow

The Clouser (Deep Minnow) is widely used for many species of both fresh and saltwater game fish. Lefty Kreh claims to have caught over 87 species of game fish on Clouser Deep Minnow flies [...]

April 21, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Fish Facts: Ctenopharyngodon idella, the grass carp

The grass carp is actually one of the largest members of the minnow family. [...]

April 12, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Wednesday Fish Facts

Feature Story: My last trip to Alaska with Jim. It was a doozy

My last trip to Alaska was more than a few years ago and a great exercise in precisely how not to do it, but the fishing was as awesome as the "lodge" was gruesome [...]

March 22, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Light Curing Resins: Some cure fast, some are runny, some are thick

Many suppliers of LCR make them in varying viscosities. It is, however, the quality of the light that makes life simple. A few, for example, cure totally tackless. [...]

March 4, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Knots: In fly fishing the value of knots cannot be overstated

In a survey about why people who like to fish generally don't migrate to fly fishing, the two biggest reasons were difficulty with casting and knots. [...]

October 8, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide