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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

Video: Pike and walleye on the fly

These exciting species are a ton of fun on a fly rod. This cool and informative video will whet your appetite to wet a line. [...]

June 22, 2018 RECENT, Slide, Videos

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

Gov. Rick Scott “addresses” FL water crisis

The blue-green algae has been carried by the discharges from Lake Okeechobee where it originated towards the coastal estuaries. [...]

June 21, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

May the knots be with you

The knot choice made to tie a fly onto the tippet is only and always about the action you want out of the fly. If a toothy animal it’s a wire knot, if not, your call [...]

June 20, 2018 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

The briny flats without a Merkin? Never

No one goes to the Bahamas without Del’s Merkin Crab flies. Sophisticated bonefish and permit anglers have won tournaments using ONLY that pattern. [...]

June 19, 2018 RECENT, Slide

The fly you tied is unique; it’s your portable magic

The natural distraction when tying flies is to think like a fish, which is both impossible and harmlessly monomaniacal, and enjoyable as such. [...]

June 18, 2018 RECENT, Slide

This grass will perk up your fly fishing game, right now

There are so many things that are part of an interconnected flats environment. If man kills the flats grasses, the flats won’t have bonefish. [...]

June 15, 2018 RECENT, Slide

He killed a trout and no mea culpa. Hang him?

Catching one trout to eat during a season is not a bad thing. Just remember, don't kill that big one, let moma breed some more. She's got what it takes. [...]

June 14, 2018 RECENT, Slide

What is Micro Spey? Ask the folks out West…

If you have not experienced a micro spey rod, give the Winston Boron or the Redington Hydrogen a fling. These short spey rods maybe the next classic trout rod. [...]

June 13, 2018 RECENT, Slide