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Fly line, how it’s made

A thoughtful chosen fly line will produce results that improve or maximize the performance of the fly rod. This choice can make or break an outfit. [...]

June 20, 2017 FEATURE STORY, 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

Part II: History of US shooting heads

There shouldn't be any confusion with regard to shooting head fly lines. Merely, it's the redistribution of weight; more in front and less in the back, period [...]

April 6, 2017 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Part I: History of US shooting heads

There shouldn't be any confusion with regard to shooting head fly lines. Merely, it's the redistribution of weight; more in front and less in the back, period [...]

April 6, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Reminder: 2016 WNC Fly Fishing Expo December 2 & 3

If you have been, you will be there again this year. If you have never been, you need to go this year. Folks just like you will be there. Go, you'll never regret it [...]

November 28, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Reminder, Slide

American Museum of Fly Fishing: Fit to be Tyed alters program

This annual favorite will now be hosted over the course of two weekends in February, culminating with the Iron Fly, fly tying competition. [...]

January 19, 2016 American Museum of Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide

Opinion: Revisiting switch rod fly lines and making sense out of ad copy

When the US steelhead anglers needed a line to cast on lightweight rods using heavy lines and flies they developed what are known as Skagit lines [...]

November 23, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Opinion, Slide

Gear Review: Is SharkWave the fly line for you?

Scientific Anglers, knowing they were onto something, went back to the drawing-board. They married Mastery fly line technology to their SharkSkin technology. [...]

April 27, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Gear Review, Slide

Industry News: 2014 WNC Fly Fishing Expo December 5 & 6 in Asheville, NC

Expo features local fly shops, angling clubs and fly-fishing art. Simms, Orvis, Scientific Anglers, Flymen Fishing will be there, and Sage will showcase the newest gear for 2015 [...]

December 4, 2014 Industry News, RECENT, Slide

Monday Gear Review: Scientific Anglers SharkWave Saltwater

The ‘rub’ on the Sharkskin flylines was just that. It’s squared off textured dimples would cause finger-burns while strip setting. An all day outing could make for some really sore fingers [...]

September 8, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide