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Tips & Tactics: Start and finish with terrestrials

Terrestrials have their arrival dates just like bugs do - beetles, crickets, grasshoppers - mayfly, caddis and so on. One land-based insect is always in play; ants [...]

June 22, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Industry News: Jim Murphy chosen as Winston’s new SM

Jim Murphy set to take over sales for the most iconic of fly rod builders in the industry, R.L. Winston Rods. His Sales Manager duties will include Bauer Reels [...]

June 22, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

What is underhand casting?

If you Google Spey casting, you’ll get swamped with a whole new dictionary of terms for casting. But they are all water tension casts and easy to learn [...]

June 21, 2017 RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: The Adams knows no home

In The Riffle airs some of the very best fly tying videos. If you're stuck on how to tie a particular pattern, search it on that site. Or try Tim Flagler or Jay Nichols and search their sites [...]

June 20, 2017 At The Vise, Flies, RECENT, Slide

Fly line, how it’s made

A thoughtful chosen fly line will produce results that improve or maximize the performance of the fly rod. This choice can make or break an outfit. [...]

June 20, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Asian carp cometh by the ton

Yes, delicious. The best part about it is that you’re eating green, you’re doing something to ensure the sustainability of other native foods by consuming this critter. [...]

June 19, 2017 RECENT, Slide

A fly fishing icon passes

Tom Morgan was unique in that he stayed at the zenith of his craft, bridging bamboo, fiberglass and all the machinations of graphite. He will be missed [...]

June 16, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Virginia: It’s their little minds

America is the envy of the world. Our public land called The Best Idea Ever is one reason - help the little minds learn to hold that sacred [...]

June 15, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Jay Nichols Talks Switch

Jay Nichole, Caddis Fly Shop in Oregon, takes all the anti bluster out of Switch rod chatter and picks three mid-priced, big league performers [...]

June 14, 2017 RECENT, Slide

It’s the fastest fish – period

Fly fishing for sailfish doesn't happen for most folks in a lifetime. But if you get the chance it's beyond fun and not difficult with a good captain [...]

June 13, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide