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House approves Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization Bill

This is a major step forward in implementing the vision set forth by the Morris-Deal Report for the future of saltwater recreational fishing. [...]

December 15, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: Ruben Martin’s Austroperlidae

Echoing the Czech Nymph stylings, this stonefly looks amazing in the box and in the water. [...]

December 14, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

The seemingly magical properties of Zelon

Zelon’s potential has been realized as wings and nymph case shucks on tiny trout flies and has found a myriad of other uses as well. [...]

December 14, 2017 RECENT, Slide

You can’t tame glare with cheap sunglasses

The best polarized sunglasses you can afford will offer nearly complete protection and a clearer view of your target. [...]

December 13, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Profile: Rick Bannerot’s view of Cuba

Bannerot is a many times contributor here. His angling pursuits and photography always bring freshness to stories and places... even if you've been there before. [...]

December 13, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise: The genius of the dubbing loop

A dubbing loop is created by bringing the thread around the hook shank to create a loop into which you can place your material. [...]

December 12, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide

Try it. You’re gonna like the way it looks

The Zelon Musk midge fly is made distinguishable by one unique, little-used material; white, micro Zelon fibers. [...]

December 8, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Planning a fishing trip to Cuba?

Fly fishing Cuba is to fly fish the Florida Keys a century ago. Oddly, this broken country is far ahead of us in habitat conservation. [...]

December 7, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

One fly fisherman’s holiday wish list

Here are some of the really cool items that have caught my eye and that would be hugely welcomed when the holidays roll around. [...]

December 6, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Gadgets, Gear, Gear Review, Slide

Storm ravaged islands need a helping hand

We got a taste of the punch Joaquin packed on Acklins — washed-out roads, many homes without roofs and walls — but on Crooked Island, the destruction was overwhelming. [...]

December 4, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide