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Tim Flagler Ties The Mop Hopper

Tying Tim Flagler's Mop Hopper is easy, but paying attention to how he deals with legs makes it so - his tip can be transported to other flies. [...]

September 13, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Too hot to trout fish? Try the mountains’ brookies

Brook trout havens are guarded secrets - like bank vault combinations. A brook trout stream could so quickly be overharvested - ruined by the thoughtless. [...]

August 20, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Thank you Orvis and Wm. G. Tapply for this video

Rarely do we see a film that so entraps that we watch over and over. The Damsels in Distress film by Sharptail Media is one of those films. [...]

July 26, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Big company fiberglass fly rods: What do they really offer?

Fiberglass fly rods are carefully constructed by craftspeople who scrutinize, touch, feel, measure, cut, apply coatings and bonding adhesives, test, and wrap each product. [...]

July 25, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Gear Review: Orvis Helios 3D

Orvis also bought the license to a resin that cooks at a higher temperature, a process usually reserved for state of the art helicopter blades. [...]

July 6, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Fly Rod Review, Gear, Gear Review, Review, Slide, Videos

Entry level outfits for the beginner fly fisherman

These five entry level outfits have companies behind them that will back the products and provide quality customer service. [...]

July 2, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Rod Review, Gear, Slide, Tips & Tactics

What is it about this fly called Chewie?

Although we have no certifiable catch information regarding this Chewie fly, like trouts, stripers, largemouth bass, and saltwater animals - we believe in it. [...]

June 27, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Fly fishing podcasts, part of a radio reinvented phenomenon

"Talk Show Radio" tends to have one host who gifts an audience with wisdomless gibberish. Podcasts attract those who like the intelligent conversation version of "Radio" [...]

June 26, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Fly fishing, Natasha Eng wants to more than most

In New York City, public parks including Central Park and Prospect Park allow catch-and-release fly fishing, no permits required. More is planned. [...]

June 25, 2018 RECENT, Slide

How a doggie bed company became one of fly fishing’s top guns

There’s little doubt that Orvis hasn’t jumped to the head of the class: Helios, Orvis Endorsed, 50/50, quality gear, quality everything. If Orvis doesn't have it, it's not made [...]

June 21, 2018 RECENT, Slide