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Fly Fishing History Makers: Edward Ringwood Hewitt (1866-1957)

When he was not tinkering with metal, fish food, or feathers, Mr. Hewitt wrote about it, passing his fly-fishing views and knowledge down to future generations. [...]

November 4, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing History Makers, Slide

Fly Tying: Utilize the Puglisi EP fibers for more realistic baitfish patterns

Enrico Puglisi’s hand-tied flies are recognized around the world, and he has been invited to demonstrate his meticulous tying techniques across the United States and Europe [...]

October 28, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

Fly Tying: Jay Nicholas – the nice guy that helps you finish first

The Woolly Bugger has become broadly acceptable to almost anything that swims in fresh water or saltwater. To fish, apparently, it is a bunch of delicious things [...]

October 23, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Fly Tying: More about the fly fishing hook that is not lowly at all

Fly tying is seductive. Catch one fish on a fly you tied and you are all in forever. The added value to tying is improving your dexterity as well as leaving the turbulence of the day well behind you. Tying [...]

October 15, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

News: Top Bahamas lodge adds talented Meko Glinton to guide staff

Meko Glinton is the guide of choice for luminaries such as; Flip Pallot, Michael Keaton, Tom Brokaw, Liam Neeson, Lefty Kreh and others. His “Meko Special,” and the “M2" flies are best seller's at Orvis [...]

September 29, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

Feature Story: Don’t thumb your nose at ‘worm’ patterns

A day full of catches - multiple bream and small bass fighting for every morsel pitched at them. The patterns were worms tied on 12’s and 16’s - worked best [...]

September 16, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide

Book Review: A Structured Course in Fly Tying by Steve Hudson

A Structured Course in Fly Tying teaches the practical aspects of fly tying, one technique at a time, on your timetable with master tyer, Steve Hudson. [...]

August 18, 2015 Book Review, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Tips & Tactics: What can tube flies do for you?

You only need one reason to go to tube flies. They cast better than traditional flies. The difference isn't slight, it's huge - especially so on big, bushy flies - like a mouse pattern [...]

July 30, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Fly Tying with Drew Chicone: Patrick Dorsey, ambassador of Kwan

Drew Chicone's passion for fly tying, teaching and lecturing has created a whole new generation of anglers with their own passion for tying [...]

July 15, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Advice: Go-to flats flies for bonefish and permit. Classics for a reason…

The Gotcha and the Crazy Charlie patterns are classics and ideal flies for new tiers because they require very basic materials and tying techniques [...]

July 9, 2015 Advice, FEATURE STORY, Slide