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Fly Fishing: The top topwater flies for summer

When going topwater during the hot summer days there's no mystery in where to cast: parallel to the bank in slow water, pool tailouts, marsh grass, tailing fish [...]

April 26, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

Opinion: Today, flying is public transportation at its worst

The decision to hold court at the security gate had to do with my carry on. The agent discovered I had weapon grade armament, two dozen tarpon flies. [...]

April 25, 2017 RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: Flats Fly

They land soft, sink a little bit and move well in the water to create a life like shrimpy critter. I don't go bonefishing without them in the box. I like olive, tan and pink. [...]

March 7, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

At The Vise: Murica Merkin

Check out this easy to follow recipe for an adaptation of the holy grail of permit flies, Del Browns Merkin Crab. The Murica Merkin is perfect for many species. [...]

February 28, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Florida Keys, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide

Foam Flies: Moving water and here to stay

This fly "gurgles" when pulled through the water [...]

February 16, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Industry News: With passion, Umpqua Feather Merchants turns 45

Umpqua is collaborating with Trout Unlimited and the Sportsman’s Alliance for Alaska to raise $45,000 to help conserve and restore key salmon and trout habitat [...]

February 3, 2017 Industry News, RECENT, scroll

Christmas: Junior’s fly rod outfit is under the tree. Now what?

This helpful video will get you and your kids taking advantage of that new fly rod outfit in short order and all but guarantee a second and third outing. [...]

December 16, 2016 Christmas, FEATURE STORY, Slide

News: The American Museum of Fly Fishing Current Exhibitions

The craftsmanship of rod building , reel making , and tying flies gave way a long time ago to technologies, but to see what craftsmen could do by hand is amazing [...]

July 29, 2016 News, RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: Red Shark Fly

Sharks like to eat big red shark flies. Capt. Matt Quickly ties a very simple pattern to catch sharks in any just about any ocean. [...]

July 22, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

At The Vise: Tim Flagler’s Bully Bluegill Spider

Panfish eat dry flies, wet flies, terrestrials, nymphs, hard faced poppers and foam poppers, and surface or subsurface bait mimics with equal gusto. [...]

July 1, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide