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Opinion: Industry leaders rip fly angler pettiness, products and chronicler dishonesty

If you’re a media professional (and I don’t use that term loosely), you’re starting to realize that there’s actually more money in honesty than there is in kissing manufacturers’ asses these days [...]

October 23, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Opinion, Slide

Fly Fishing: Swinging for steelies in the NC mountains? You bet

Jason Cole, Hooker Fly Shop in Sylva, North Carolina says that some years the steelhead will be present in December. He added it is all about the water levels [...]

October 21, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

The Bahamas: Part 2- The battle for bonefish and the future of the Bahamas

Protectionism certainly isn’t new—but neither is it obviously effective. Protectionist legislation often proves the economic “law of unintended consequences” [...]

September 15, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, The Bahamas

Tips & Tactics: In casting, is your fly line more important than your fly rod?

Expanding the useful duties of a fly rod by adding a 'lines', which is much cheaper than buying two more fly rods. Think shooting head, scandi, skagit, versi tips or poly tips [...]

September 11, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Advice: Sight fishing is as good as it gets, but . . .

Casting well, and getting the fly to the fish quickly are the cornerstones of effective angling for everything from trouts to bonefish. Multiple false casts will ruin a good outing; anywhere [...]

August 21, 2015 Advice, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Book Review: A Structured Course in Fly Tying by Steve Hudson

A Structured Course in Fly Tying teaches the practical aspects of fly tying, one technique at a time, on your timetable with master tyer, Steve Hudson. [...]

August 18, 2015 Book Review, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Opinion: The Failed Politics of Populism the Bahamas Wants to Follow

We strongly advise you to send a letter directly to the Minister urging reconsideration by seeking fact-based input from both outfitters, booking agents and Bahamians prior to signing any proposal [...]

June 25, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Opinion, Slide

Tips & Tactics: Thinking out of the box when spooling fly reels.

Loading a reel with backing, fly line and loop connected butt is easy. Fly shops have machines that do that, but the do not always make it all tightly fit on the reel just right [...]

June 11, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Fly Fishing School: Earn a post-grad degree at Strip Strike University

The SSU campus for 2016 will be at the famed Abaco Lodge in the prized destination of the Bahamas. Each of two ‘semesters’ willl be a week long. [...]

May 26, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing School, Slide

Industry News: BTT names Harold Brewer as new president

"I am looking forward to working more closely with our dedicated group of members, supporters and active volunteers as well as the leadership and staff of BTT" [...]

May 13, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Industry News, RECENT, Slide