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Industry News: RIO’s new series of Skagit style shooting heads

The InTouch Skagit Max GameChanger is a series of Skagit style shooting heads built with multiple density changes giving Spey anglers depth control and smooth casts. [...]

August 2, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Dearth of bluefish and slow bass season on Martha’s Vineyard

I talked to Carsten Larsen as he sat in front of his sushi shack selling yellowfin tuna. Tuna fishing is happening, but bass and blue fishing is slow from the shore. [...]

August 1, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Reminder: Boise Fish Fest August 7 – August 11, 2018

The Fish Fest, organized by the International Fy Fishers, couldn’t be held at a more “fishy” venue than Idaho. It’s worth the trip. Pack your gear. [...]

August 1, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Throwing dead fish for fun and ecological profit

The indigenous peoples’ Salmon Ceremony reinforces respect - reminding us the salmon are vital community members. Precious in death as they are in life. [...]

July 31, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

A climate consequence, failing, and anglers at odds

The consumption rate of juvenile salmon in the Miramichi River in the Gulf of St. Lawrence by striped bass has exploded to unsustainable levels. [...]

July 30, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Industry Shouts & Murmurs: July 20 – July 26, 2018

Catch this past weeks summary of news items that affect the preservation of the outdoors, public lands, and fly fishing's latest happenings. [...]

July 27, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

It’s Shark Week. Let’s start with some facts

There's so much factual, fascinating information out there about sharks that there's no need to sensationalize in order to interest people. [...]

July 26, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Big company fiberglass fly rods: What do they really offer?

Fiberglass fly rods are carefully constructed by craftspeople who scrutinize, touch, feel, measure, cut, apply coatings and bonding adhesives, test, and wrap each product. [...]

July 25, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

2,000 fish killed in hatchery die-off

Because it is a flow-through facility – there is a high likelihood that formalin is in the Au Sable as a result. Formalin is derived from a carcinogen called formaldehyde. [...]

July 25, 2018 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

… but where are the bluefish?

Charles Witek writes, "Sure, they show up in pulses, but that run isn’t lasting too long, and once it’s over, bluefish have been hard to find." [...]

July 24, 2018 Conservation, RECENT, Slide