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Industry News: St. Croix Rod Introduces Mojo Trout

St Croix Rods has consistently made one of the best “keeper” low priced fly rods in the industry. Any fly fisher proud to own a Mojo Trout rod [...]

July 10, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Understanding basic fly lines and backing. It matters

A dirty fly line reduces its life and substantially affects casting distance. Backing, left wet or unchanged for too long time can produce mold and break [...]

July 9, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Fly fishing Colorado in the Summer

Kirk Deeter joined me on my radio show to discuss the effects the hot, dry weather is having on stream fishing and to discuss some Summer options. [...]

July 5, 2018 News, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Bassmaster: The Sam Rayburn Reservoir No. 1

2018 List Of Bassmaster Magazine’s 100 Best Bass Lakes. Just fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, and stripers would probably satisfy over half of all anglers - of any angling persuasion. [...]

July 5, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Without a sense of place, it’s America for profit only

How much do wilderness-lovers want? Enough so that there will be in the years ahead a little relief, a little quiet, a little relaxation, for any who need and want it. [...]

July 3, 2018 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

China is on its way to making “the empty ocean” a reality

China’s distant water fishing fleet is 2,460 vessels (2012 and 2014). The latter figure is ten times the size of the United States’ distant water fleet. [...]

July 2, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Industry Shouts & Murmurs: June 22 – 28, 2018

Catch this past weeks summary of news items that affect the preservation of the outdoors, public lands, and fly fishing's latest happenings. [...]

June 29, 2018 Industry Shouts & Murmurs, RECENT, Slide

Florida, they’re killing it, one flush at a time

Florida's water management, over the decades, has produced a principality of arrogance, stupidity, and a system serving only the sugar industry and agricultural needs. [...]

June 28, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Is it a new knot? No, I’m a frayed knot

The Bristol knot is stronger than a Surgeons or Albright, according to the IGFA's Instron Machine tests. Also, it is easier to tie. [...]

June 27, 2018 RECENT, Slide

As the U.S. continues to shrink from conservation responsibilities, Canada steps up

Failures, worldwide, to protect all fish and fish habitat from land-based pollution and commercial and recreational abuse has unsavory consequences [...]

June 26, 2018 RECENT, Slide