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Industry News: Ross Reels is done with big box retailers

Vendors of fly fishing equipment are trending towards a revisit of their marketing plans, especially their big box store love affairs. In that regard, Ross Reels getting a divorce. [...]

January 3, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Building a better industrial wasteland

“We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with respect.” - Aldo Leopold [...]

January 3, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Freshwater fly patterns without borders

There are lots of best flies lists. But the best fly for a specific species in a particular region of the world may be useless when called upon to play elsewhere - fishing for anything [...]

December 27, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Reminder: Denver Fly Fishing Show

The Fly Fishing Show has become the season launcher. It kicks off in Denver, Colorado on January 5th. [...]

December 26, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Roll cast… when you can.

If you master the easiest of all fly casting techniques, the roll cast, it will open up a myriad of extremely effective casts for both the single and two handed rod. [...]

December 22, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Women boosting fly fishing ranks, a lot

“It’s completely crazy that fly-fishing has been identified as a man’s sport,” said Kate Taylor, a professional fly-fishing guide. [...]

December 20, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Lees Ferry trout fishery faces challenge

Currently, the National Park Service (NPS) wants to make a concerted effort to remove all potential invasive aquatic threats to the system [...]

December 20, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Modern fly line technology broadens a fly rod’s range

Utilizing current fly line technology makes selecting a fly rod or rods an easy game, one that will save you a lot of money - you can do more with less when fly fishing [...]

December 19, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise: Creating weedguards

Weed guards have no sex appeal, but they sure get the job done when called for, like around structures, cover, heavy flats cover and popping a fly off a bank or lily pad [...]

December 19, 2017 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

A cerebral approach to fly fishing

Knowing just exactly what the makeup of aquatic life is in the water is another piece of the “cerebral” puzzle. [...]

December 18, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide