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Wooly Bugger: The most famous fly of all time?

Someone once said that the Woolly Bugger should be banned from some watersheds. Its effectiveness is that it looks like so many aquatic offerings. [...]

July 19, 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

Profile: Reilly Rod Crafters- a new fly rod that maybe worth collecting

Reilly Rod Crafters made the starting lineup the old fashioned way. They utilized rod designs from two giants in the fly fishing world, Chuck Kraft and Stu Apte [...]

November 15, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Profile, Slide

Fly Tying: If there is a terrestrial ribeye, it might be a cricket

Late summer and early fall are a great time for terrestrials. Ants the easiest to tie and deadly, but never leave home without a cricket. This one by Tim Flagler "catches." [...]

September 20, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Tips & Tactics: Experts on angling for bonefish

The rationale for using just one rod manufacturer (model) is that if you go from 8- to an 9-weight, for example, the actions will be similar. [...]

March 12, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

News: An old-style roast with Stu Apte at Miami Boat Show

Styled like the Friar's Club and old Dean Martin roasts, six well-known personalities will hurl playful zingers at IGFA Hall-of-Famer, Stu Apte. [...]

February 12, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

Book Review: Stu Apte’s favorite long stories told short, “My Life in Fishing”

. . . an amusing episode with Harry and Bess Truman on board Stu's skiff, an impromptu side-of-the-road meeting with Ted Williams that led to a forty-year friendship, and an afternoon of drinking with Hemingway [...]

January 12, 2015 Book Review, RECENT, Slide

Video: The Belize Tarpon Tagging Expedition

The Belize Tarpon Tagging Expedition will be led by acclaimed marine biologist, Dr. Jerry Ault and include tarpon angling legend, Stu Apte. [...]

May 21, 2014 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Uncategorized, Videos

News: Actor Michael Keaton, writer Tom McGuane and fly fishing legend Stu Apte come together to help save Bonefish & Tarpon Trust

On an unseasonably chilly night in Manhattan a gaggle of businessmen, anglers and fishing guides gathered for an auction and dinner to save bonefish, tarpon and permit [...]

April 8, 2013 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide, Spot

Bonefish and Tarpon Trust Fundraiser in NYC April 4th

Join renowned fly fisherman Stu Apte, author Tom McGuane (Ninety-Two in the Shade) and Oscar nominated Michael Keaton for a great cause. [...]

March 22, 2013 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide, Spot