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Pike season is coming soon

If your goal is to catch a trophy northern pike, the best time to do it is coming soon. The big, old females, those 20-pound-plus leviathans, move into shallow bays to spawn even before the ice goes out. By the [...]

February 23, 2018 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Crayfish are filet mignon with truffle sauce to trouts

Crayfish are not a seasonally sensitive, and they are without borders. This Clouser version of a crayfish works anywhere you fish for trout [...]

February 23, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Fly fishing metro-Atlanta. The “Hootch” could be America’s best-kept secret

Stay in the Atlanta and fly fish 48 miles of continuous and exceptional trout water. Big browns and healthy rainbows feast year-round on hatches in cold water. [...]

February 22, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry Shouts & Murmurs – Feb. 16-22

Shouts and Murmurs is a weekly summary of news items that affect the preservation and protection of our out of doors, public lands, and fly fishing avocation [...]

February 22, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Jordan Spieth is more than a gifted golfer

Recovering from thoughts of suicide to becoming fascinated with life on any terms because of the sound of water, a trout taking a fly is the stuff of healing [...]

February 21, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Nymphing spring runoff. Yes, they can see it

One of the most critical elements in Drop Shot rigging and nymphing in general, is keeping the flies in a trout’s feeding window. [...]

February 21, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Crappie on the fly

Lily pads, dollar pads, branches of fallen trees, cypress knees and boat docks are favorite haunts of crappie looking to deposit their eggs. [...]

February 20, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Reminder: Fly Fishing Show Pleasanton, CA – Feb. 23-25

The Fly Fishing Show is the launching pad into each new angling season. The 2018 shows have been stellar so far with great attendance and enthusiasm. [...]

February 20, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Gamefish eat baitish, Martin’s tube zonker is a menu favorite

The universality of baitfish as a cause celeb for fly anglers is not challengeable. Big fish eat smaller fish. Smaller fish reproduce in volume to keep up [...]

February 16, 2018 RECENT, Slide

ASMFC’S February meeting and what it means for stripers

Maryland submitted a “conservation equivalent” proposal to reduce the size limit from 20” to 19”, along with an inline circle-hook requirement for bait fishing. [...]

February 15, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide