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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

Profile: Reilly Rod Crafters- a new fly rod that maybe worth collecting

Reilly Rod Crafters made the starting lineup the old fashioned way. They utilized rod designs from two giants in the fly fishing world, Chuck Kraft and Stu Apte [...]

November 15, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Profile, Slide

Furled Leaders: What you don’t know might limit your game

Furled leaders get pooh poohed in most fly shops. When a sales person is asked, why? Replies are generally ... personally, does not know why [...]

October 27, 2016 RECENT, Slide

Industry News: RIO Products comes up with another ‘niche’ winner

RIO’s new Coastal QuickShooter features a clear intermediate head specifically designed for anglers fishing off the coast in cooler conditions. [...]

August 4, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Industry News, Slide

Gear Review: Furled leaders for more delicate presentations

Furled leaders for saltwater have applications of strength: no wind knots, no abrasion failure, and plenty of heft when casting big flies in bad weather conditions [...]

July 1, 2016 Gear Review, RECENT, Slide