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IGFA: Playing by the rules

A good angler, using a light tippet, knows they must catch quickly because of predation. Also important are proper handling and a timely release. [...]

November 13, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

19th Annual IGFA Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony

The ceremony will be held on Saturday, October 28, at Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium in Springfield, Missouri. [...]

October 2, 2017 News, RECENT, Slide

Brown Trout: The Angler’s Notepad

For most, catching big fish is a pure luck event, for other's, it's a lifelong pursuit. The latter requires a temperament of patience [...]

August 23, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Asian carp cometh by the ton

Yes, delicious. The best part about it is that you’re eating green, you’re doing something to ensure the sustainability of other native foods by consuming this critter. [...]

June 19, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Leaders and Tippets: Everything you need to know

Leader builds, materials choices and knots to secure them are regarded by serious anglers with a zealousness akin to religion. Leader are not to be taken lightly [...]

May 30, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Top Gun: Catching the incredible sailfish on a fly

An obsession to pursue and conquer a monster of the depths regardless of the consequences to one’s bank account, career and family life. [...]

December 27, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Top Gun

Book Review: Frank O’Brien, a man with a vision, passion and “True Grit”

The origin of offshore big game fishing can be found in this book, and Frank O'Brien was a part of it. He loved what he did, flourished in it and influenced it in a big way [...]

July 20, 2016 Book Review, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Feature Story: To many fly anglers it is only ‘fishing’ if the IGFA rigging rules are in play

Although many complain about the rigorous rules of engagement imposed on fly anglers when it comes to many species. Others look at the rigging rule hardships as challenges to be overcome, especially so for the select club of offshore anglers [...]

May 23, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot

Wednesday Fish Facts: Oncorhynchus kisutch – coho salmon

Coho salmon are the last of the Pacific salmons to make a showing. All the fishing activity is around the spawn cycle, which is typically at its best in September and October. [...]

April 27, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Wednesday Fish Facts

Video: Rather than the Non-Slip Loop Knot, try this easier to tie loop knot

After tying many variations of loop knots, Huff came up with this double-line 5 turn loop knot that held better than any other of the knots he had ever tied. [...]

June 9, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Uncategorized, Videos