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Orvis – How to reinvent a 160 year old fly fishing company

If you don’t think that Orvis – long known for fly rods, Nantucket Red pants and patterned dog beds -- has changed, just ask a seasoned Montana fly fishing guide [...]

May 18, 2017 Fly Casting, Fly Fishing, Fly Shops, Gear, News, Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

In fly fishing, men are not equal to women

Except for innate strength, women guides are at no disadvantage to men, especially in the more crucially important areas of communication and attitude [...]

May 10, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise: Raghead Crab

These instructions are easy to follow and execute, and take the confusion out of the equation. Now, getting a permit to commit to eating it is another story... [...]

May 9, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Getting into fly tying the easy way

When you start this sport, the $3 per fly might not seem a lot to you, but over the time you surely realized, how quickly flies get eaten by bushes and trees, [...]

May 5, 2017 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

At The Vise: Stickleback Zonker

This Stickleback Zonker is a winning pattern. Rabbit zonker strips create a movement and bulk in the water that says "protein" to hungry fish. [...]

May 5, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide

Industry News: International Federation of Fly Fishers rebrands

Although their core mission was relevant, only 12% of non-member fly anglers have ever even heard of the International Federation of Fly Fishers [...]

April 13, 2017 RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: Damselfly Booby

We never hit the stillwater without some boobies. This one is a winner and never gets left behind when lake fishing from the Adirondacks to the Rockies. [...]

April 7, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Ozark legend, Davy Wooton, has a border crossing hit-man fly

Although Wooton's Shad Fly had a parochial origin, Missouri/Ozarks, it can travel to where you live and out-catch your best tie for carp, snook, reds, bass and, of course, shad [...]

April 4, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Reminder: Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival

The Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival is celebrating its 17th birthday and you're invited. This show has exploded in popularity because it's just fun [...]

April 3, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Lefty Kreh on dry flies and nymphs that travel well

New water doesn't always mean flies you're familiar with won't sell to the local trout. Lefty's list DOES travel and catches trout, just pay attention to sizes [...]

March 31, 2017 At The Vise, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics