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RIO’s Simon Gawesworth simplifies the “Double Haul”

Simon Gawesworth has a gift for understanding fly rods, fly casting, and explaining this knowledge to his students. Here he simplifies the the double haul. [...]

August 11, 2017 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

RIO’s new DirectCore Flats Pro fly line

In addition to the new core, this line features RIO’s SureFire technology, which has been used in RIO’s freshwater fly lines in the past. [...]

August 3, 2017 Gear Review, RECENT, Slide

Reminder: AMFF Annual Fly Fishing Festival

The American Museum of Fly Fishing’s Fly Fishing Festival is fun for the whole family. If you’re nearby, go. You’ll be glad you did [...]

July 24, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

The backstory on switch rods

Using two hands to overhand cast was especially appealing to anglers requiring repetitive long distance deliveries typical of search casting for large game fish. [...]

July 20, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Long rods for small streams

Long fly rods for small waters and small trouts are not a contrarian's view of fly fishing. If you think of the advantages, you may just convince yourself [...]

May 24, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

In fly fishing, men are not equal to women

Except for innate strength, women guides are at no disadvantage to men, especially in the more crucially important areas of communication and attitude [...]

May 10, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry News: International Federation of Fly Fishers rebrands

Although their core mission was relevant, only 12% of non-member fly anglers have ever even heard of the International Federation of Fly Fishers [...]

April 13, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Tips & Tactics from the author of A Passion For Permit

Here is a secret weapon of mine: slide a 1/32-ounce worm weight or an even lighter tungsten conehead in front of the loop knot that secures the fly. [...]

April 11, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Industry News: Two films, two people, Royal Wulff’s

The Wulff's are not on the tips of tounges on many but should be. You wear his fly fishing vest, believe in their conservation, and if you cast well have adopted their methods [...]

January 3, 2017 Industry News, RECENT, Slide

Fly Casting: Learn this simple method, it works if you work it

This is one of the best teaching tools to stop the pain of learning to fly cast. Although the wandering backcast is a defeater too, the "Flopping Wrist" disease is Stage Five [...]

December 29, 2016 Fly Casting, Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide