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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 Slide

RIO Skagit Trout Max, buy one. You’re gonna’ like the way it fishes

RIO's Skagit Trout Max and similar short, heavy headed fly lines have been responsible for graduating fly fisher from frustration and quitting to committed anglers [...]

June 25, 2018 FEATURE STORY, 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

Industry Shouts & Murmurs: June 15 – June 21, 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 22, 2018 FEATURE STORY, 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

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

Musings on minutia – timing, tides, moon phase, weather and wind

As far as full and dark moons, it’s a matter of light, along with the higher water . . . and corresponding increased current - that spring tides produce. [...]

June 20, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Opinion, Slide

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 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