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Beginner Fly Tying: #1 The Vise

Steve's teaching methods ground newcomers in every tying maneuver that will ever be called on to tie a fly. It's mastering those techniques that matter most [...]

June 23, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

What makes a great fly fishing guide?

The selection of a fly fishing guide in either fresh or saltwater can make or break a day. Here are some of the qualities that make a "great" guide a "great" guide. [...]

June 23, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Tips & Tactics: Start and finish with terrestrials

Terrestrials have their arrival dates just like bugs do - beetles, crickets, grasshoppers - mayfly, caddis and so on. One land-based insect is always in play; ants [...]

June 22, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Industry News: Jim Murphy chosen as Winston’s new SM

Jim Murphy set to take over sales for the most iconic of fly rod builders in the industry, R.L. Winston Rods. His Sales Manager duties will include Bauer Reels [...]

June 22, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

What is underhand casting?

If you Google Spey casting, you’ll get swamped with a whole new dictionary of terms for casting. But they are all water tension casts and easy to learn [...]

June 21, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Events: Norman Maclean Festival

This year's festival features dozens of Montana writers that have followed in Maclean's footsteps, including William Kittredge, Thomas McGuane, and Pete Fromm. [...]

June 21, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise: The Adams knows no home

In The Riffle airs some of the very best fly tying videos. If you're stuck on how to tie a particular pattern, search it on that site. Or try Tim Flagler or Jay Nichols and search their sites [...]

June 20, 2017 At The Vise, Flies, RECENT, Slide

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

Asian carp cometh by the ton

Yes, delicious. The best part about it is that you’re eating green, you’re doing something to ensure the sustainability of other native foods by consuming this critter. [...]

June 19, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Beginner Fly Tying – Starts Friday

Steve's teaching methods ground newcomers in every tying maneuver that will ever be called on to tie a fly. It's mastering those techniques that matter most [...]

June 19, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide