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The trouble with fishing vests, a saltwater angler butts in

The more spartan we are about the accouterments we stuff into our fishing vest, the easier it is to find what we want when we want it while also reducing weight. [...]

June 19, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

“These Boots Are Made For Walkin’ . . .”  Choosing the right wading boots

Wading boots worn with or without waders are as crucial to your comfort and safety as polarized glasses. Skimping on either is quintessential profligacy [...]

March 20, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Simms’ Save Our Streams September focus on Everglades

Florida’s water management issues have been going on long enough. The time is now to implement real solutions to protect Florida’s estuaries. [...]

September 7, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

The best of ICAST 2017

These IFTD winners should become a few of your favorite things in the coming weeks. Sage's Salt HD getting high marks with "Best in Show". [...]

July 14, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Choosing the right waders and boots

The folks at The Fish Hawk fly shop in Atlanta walk you through the process of picking the right waders and wading boots and insist on GoreTex. [...]

May 22, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Gear, Slide, Tips & Tactics

There’s no “designer” runway for waders

What Wading Lab did here is to pick the best performing waders in each of the price ranges. A Simms Gore-Tex and Allen Cattail cannot be performance compared [...]

May 9, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Opinion: Today, flying is public transportation at its worst

The decision to hold court at the security gate had to do with my carry on. The agent discovered I had weapon grade armament, two dozen tarpon flies. [...]

April 25, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Tips & Tactics: Don’t let corroded zippers freeze you out

Zippers with metal slides have a bad habit of becoming frozen with corrosion even though the teeth of the zipper are plastic. If you use force, you'll ruin the zipper. [...]

April 7, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

The 2017 Film Tour is ready to roll

The fly fishing film tour has matured. At first, barely better than home movies of a special interest kind to now. Big screen worthiness. [...]

February 23, 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