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Hatchery salmon crowding habitat in Alaska

Researchers found that large numbers of hatchery salmon stray into streams with low water and cause what scientists call hypoxia. [...]

July 26, 2017 RECENT, Slide

It’s all about how you wiggle the worm

Equally as important as tying a fly that swims right is the ability of the angler to impart the correct action to swim it just right. [...]

July 25, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Fishing with big streamers

Chad Johnson has been tying the big streamer patterns he refers to for years - try em.' They’ll light up big ass trout in your home water, too. [...]

July 25, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Reminder: AMFF Annual Fly Fishing Festival

The American Museum of Fly Fishing’s Fly Fishing Festival is fun for the whole family. If you’re nearby, go. You’ll be glad you did [...]

July 24, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Commando shooting heads and how to use them

It’s hard to believe that OPST flies so far under the radar. This system has so many applications and is a cinch to use. [...]

July 24, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Forage fish in Maine showing robust numbers

Removing an obsolete dam revitalized a major river, a state economy and holds the key to using the river for the right reason at the right time [...]

July 21, 2017 RECENT, Slide

The backstory on switch rods

Using two hands to overhand cast was especially appealing to anglers requiring repetitive long distance deliveries typical of search casting for large game fish. [...]

July 20, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Looks can be deceiving in Casual Dress

Ernest “Polly” Rosborough's uniqueness in tying was, in the case of Casual Dress, creating flies that mimicked a lot of different things. [...]

July 20, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Fly fishing statistics about you

About 20 years ago, women were single digit participants in fly fishing. Today they represent the fastest growing segment of fly angling. [...]

July 19, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Strangled rivers, no salmon and no shad

We reduced fish runs through pollution and overfishing, but no action has caused as much damage as the construction of barriers along fish migratory routes [...]

July 18, 2017 RECENT, Slide