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The Top Ten, yours, or mine?

Who says it's the Best Ten? We could all make our own list of best ten flies, destinations, game fish, artists, fly rods... I did [...]

December 1, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Industry News: Anglers Journal gets an award

Anglers Journal is a four year old print subscription magazine. It's already attained award status for editorial content and aesthetic design. It's all pro, no cons [...]

October 24, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Lefty Kreh on dry flies and nymphs that travel well

New water doesn't always mean flies you're familiar with won't sell to the local trout. Lefty's list DOES travel and catches trout, just pay attention to sizes [...]

March 31, 2017 At The Vise, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Lefty Kreh on keeping it simple and traveling armed

Lefty Kreh, father of modern day fly fishing, is also one of the most approachable and likable "celebrities" of our sport. He was born to teach and clearly enjoys sharing. [...]

March 28, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: Two Fly Rod Breakdown Systems for Safe Transport

When a new client arrives at the dock with his rod/s still in their tubes fly fishing guides have a saying when witnessing such an arrival. “This guy is an idiot and I’m in for a long day.” [...]

September 22, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Opinion: Inflatables may not be pretty, but as a fishing tool hard to beat

The best benefits of the inflatables we profile, as I see it, are ease of getting into and out of; portability to, from and out of the water, and gear stowage. [...]

August 31, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Opinion, Slide

Feature Story: Leaders – can you teach and old dog new tricks?

Knotless tapered leaders are made for average everything, average casting distance and average size flies. However, that’s not the real world, and a little adjusting makes all the difference [...]

June 24, 2016 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Opinion: We live in a kayak world, but the canoe gets the nod here

A canoe might be worth a revisit if you only have angling on your mind. Think access, fishing from a higher perch, hauling more gear with no draft penalty, and easy in and out. [...]

May 13, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Opinion, Slide

Fish Facts: Ctenopharyngodon idella, the grass carp

The grass carp is actually one of the largest members of the minnow family. [...]

April 12, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Wednesday Fish Facts

Tips & Tactics: More about spring runoff, high water and the need for a short game

The best techniques for nymphing are simple. A two fly rig has a near the bottom nymph and the dropper 16-to 18-inches above that to catch trout targeting emergers. [...]

February 8, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics