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Tackle: Tenkara – is this Japanese form of fly fishing the very first?

Fly-fishing in Japan is suspected to have been practiced as far back as the 8th or 9th centuries B.C. [...]

June 11, 2013 RECENT, Spot

Feature: My Flies

It is the fly that is the connection that makes it all come together, that all the other parts are nothing without. [...]

June 11, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Tying, Slide, Spot, Uncategorized

Conservation: Environmental lethargy, poisonous as pollution

When someone asks us to sign a petition, contact congressional leaders, write to fisheries commissioners - we need to pitch in [...]

June 7, 2013 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot

Monday Gear Review: Beaverkill Rod’s Legacy #9

Their conservative and attractive appearance harkens back to early days of our sport. Their quality performance is pure 21st century. [...]

June 3, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Gear, Slide, Spot

Tip & Tactics: Catching the Rachycentridae, rachycentron, canadum on a fly

To some extent, cobia use just about the same ambush hangouts as tripletail [...]

May 31, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot

Monday Gear Review: Get Cheeky! Performance reels with serious style.

Since 2009, Cheeky has dedicated themselves to creating stylized large arbor fly fishing reels with exceptional performance in mind. [...]

May 20, 2013 Gear, RECENT, Slide, Spot

News: New Mexican National Monument a win for fly fishers

“We are excited to see a place as special as the Rio Grande del Norte be protected for generations to come,” said Chris Wood, CEO of Trout Unlimited. [...]

May 15, 2013 News, RECENT, Spot

Profile: Fly Dreamers interviews innovative Jim Teeny

Jim Teeny is one of the most innovative fly fishermen [...]

May 14, 2013 Profile, RECENT, Spot

Feature: Spring striper season is flats season on Long Island, NY

The East End of Long Island, NY is a mecca for catching stripers in skinny water and it happens every spring before the summer crowds file in. [...]

April 30, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot, Uncategorized

Tips & Tactics: The barracuda don’t get no respect!

Although they're an aggressive predator, catching a big cuda isn't all that easy. Here are some pointers to get you tight to one... [...]

April 19, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Slide, Spot