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Setting it all up: Do you know how?

Boxed into setting up your reel with backing, fly line, and leader also means knots and materials that have different origins. Managing is easy via this video. [...]

July 3, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

He’s a Politician. He steals from you. He’s God fearing.

UT Repub/Rep. Rob Bishop is a powerful man. He’s convinced he’s doing God’s work, but his agendas put him firmly beholden to corporate extractors [...]

June 29, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

The IGFA, quietly, makes good things happen

If you live on or near the Atlantic or Pacific coasts of the U. S., billfish are on menus and sold at high-end fishmongers. That's about to become illegal. [...]

June 28, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

What is it about this fly called Chewie?

Although we have no certifiable catch information regarding this Chewie fly, like trouts, stripers, largemouth bass, and saltwater animals - we believe in it. [...]

June 27, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry Shouts & Murmurs: June 15 – June 21, 2018

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

June 22, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Musings on minutia – timing, tides, moon phase, weather and wind

As far as full and dark moons, it’s a matter of light, along with the higher water . . . and corresponding increased current - that spring tides produce. [...]

June 20, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Opinion, Slide

Industry Shouts & Murmurs: June 8 – June 14, 2018

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

June 18, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry Shouts & Murmurs: May 18 – May 24, 2018

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

May 25, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

The Duncan Loop and a spat about it

Many knots, especially fishing knots, get renamed by error, but adding one more (sometimes useless) turns, return or step does not qualify to rename. It happens! [...]

May 24, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

What was it like getting ready for trout season in 1920?

Ernest Hemingway's most enthusiastic outdoor sport was fishing - think Old Man and the Sea. Within his writing, there are many fishing related passages [...]

May 21, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide