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Angler Backed Billfish Conservation Act Passes U.S. Senate

It is not small news that a coalition of U. S. politicians, in this intemperate populist climate, have come together and shown world leadership on a matter of conservation that will affect the entirety of billfish populations [...]

October 5, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

If you fly fish, you owe Joe Brooks

Lefty Kreh had this to say about Joe, “Joe changed our fly fishing world as no one else has.” Joe Brooks pioneered fly fishing like no other [...]

August 29, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Industry News: IGFA’s Kramer to step down

IGFA President Rob Kramer is stepping down and Nehl Horton will be installed as the new president on September 1 [...]

August 28, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Why are shark flies orange or orange?

Shark fishing, catch and release, has been popular in South Florida for decades. Spinner sharks along the Atlantic coast of South Florida are winter regulars [...]

May 18, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry News: IGFA Presidential search to get underway

In sports fishing, there are rules and records. Founder Michael Lerner and Vice President Ernest Hemingway launched the IGFA. It has flourished under Rob Kramer. [...]

April 13, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

White bass, the under-rated fly fishing target

White bass are active early spring spawners. Schools of males migrate upstream to spawning areas as much as a month before females. [...]

March 1, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Industry News: 18th Annual IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame

The world is our fishery and the 2016 Class of IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame Inductees represents us all. This year's esteemed group of anglers is interesting and diverse. [...]

September 15, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Industry News, Slide

Feature Story: Start carping, they’re playing in water near you

Carp spend an inordinate amount of time foraging and seem to be perpetually hungry. Carp are not the selective feeders that some would have you believe. [...]

June 7, 2016 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

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

Game Fish: Cobia, a hard hitting, and delicious quarry

Cobia particularly like buoys, pilings, wrecks, anchored boats, weed lines and flotsam ... sometimes congregating around these objects in schools. [...]

May 19, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide