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Industry News: Bonefish & Tarpon Trust update on habitats

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust has made strides so significant in the understanding the flats fisheries that they have worldwide scientific recognition. [...]

September 17, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Tim Flagler Ties The Mop Hopper

Tying Tim Flagler's Mop Hopper is easy, but paying attention to how he deals with legs makes it so - his tip can be transported to other flies. [...]

September 13, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Why wouldn’t you use a furled leader?

Furled leaders do take some getting used to, but using one isn't a negative. I have a perfectly functional furled leader on my 7-weight, and I have no idea how old it is. [...]

September 11, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Industry Shout and Murmurs: Aug. 31 – Sept. 6

This past week's news has been impactful. We're going steadily backwards on public lands, conservation, clean air and water. [...]

September 7, 2018 RECENT, Slide

The captain asked, “Do you know how to swim that fly?”

I didn't read how important swimming a fly is. I watched good anglers. They are always focused on swimming their fly for any fish - pond to ocean. [...]

September 6, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry News: Dr. Slick’s new Razor Scissors

Anybody who has tied flies for more than a week knows who Dr Slick is and owns at least one tool. A Dr Slick product is on every tiers bench. [...]

September 5, 2018 RECENT, Slide

State of Mass. raises fines for poachers

Noncriminal fishing fines will be doubled in November, along with a number of other changes, after the passage in August of the Environmental Bond Bill. [...]

September 4, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Is the Prince the best nymph?

It is an extremely effective attractor pattern. Hey, the Prince Nymph looks like “nothing” alive or dead, but it could be the best fly ever. [...]

September 4, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Is the affordable, lightweight and stowable skiff here?

Every kayak, canoe, inflatable, and hi-tech fiber company with a skiff product line has been after the affordable, stowable version for decades. [...]

August 30, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

A.D.Maddox: The Quintessential Art of Phenomenal

A. D. Maddox is probably the most recognized artist in the fly fishing industry. Her art is highly stylized but always fresh and alive with energy. [...]

August 30, 2018 RECENT, Slide