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Beginner Fly Tying: #9 Enhanced Chenille Caterpillar

Enhancing a simple hook tied fly like a basic green chenille caterpillar has remarkable results. Just by adding a little tail coloration seems to profoundly affect interest from trout bass and panfish [...]

October 4, 2017 RECENT, Slide

How to solve trailing hook issues on a tube fly

The String Leech tie allows the small trailer hook to stay close to the undulating zonker strip. The one hook approach avoids adding a second hook to cover short strikes [...]

October 3, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Wanna grow your game? Think Versi & Poly leaders and sink tips on 9-footers

Take advantage of different kinds of fly lines, backing and, of course, added Versi & Poly leaders and sink tips. [...]

October 3, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Industry News: Rise Fly Fishing’s Level and Level X

The Rise Fly Fishing Company made its bones in the salt and offshore in the toughest environment the East Coast can offer. The turbulent Atlantic water of the stripers dominion [...]

September 29, 2017 RECENT, Slide

About Orvis and fly fishing, they have what you want

Orvis is unique, they own retail stores but they're not on every street corner. They corporately control just as big box stores do, but they're floor people know what they're talking about. What a concept! [...]

September 28, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

When the wind is always at your back

Being able to change your casting technique in windy conditions or with bumper size flies will reward you with fish-on, and no cranial damage. The casting technique is simple - Belgium Cast [...]

September 27, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Industry News: Jen Ripple new board member at AFFTA

For 2017 AFFTA has gathered a dynamic and diverse Board of Directors that offers an impressive sampling of the fly fishing industry. The board represents each major industry segment [...]

September 26, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Sick of canal bank, river’s edge, and shoreline fishing?

If you're like a lot of fly anglers, you're probably getting tired of being stuck land-locked. Well, for a small investment and a little muscle you can access a lot more water. [...]

September 26, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Reminder: At Tenkara Jam, learn to fly fish in one day!

Tenkara history can be traced back more than 400 years when Japanese anglers caught cherry trout with unsplit bamboo rods tipped with horsehair lines tied to simple fly patterns [...]

September 22, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Stonefly: A fly fishing film for mature audiences

Videos, especially the shorter-trailer types, are hard-pressed to deliver a message along with relevant fly fishing footage. Stonefly articulately does both. [...]

September 19, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide