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The tube fly of La Mancha

Keeping fly fishing simple is not a difficult task. Time should be spent casting, not dicking around with minutia we too often get sold [...]

October 23, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Beginner Fly Tying: #10 the Woolly Worm

The simplest fly patterns, especially terrestrials never seem to fail a fly fisher, and patterns like the Wooly Worm are good to go year round [...]

October 19, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Opinion: How to avoid being a “googan”

If you can’t cast proficiently, the best thing you can hope to catch on you're close to thousand bucks day is a cold. [...]

October 12, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

What is it about Orvis?

No matter the reality of why a cast is well performed or not, like actually being caused by fly line, leader, fly, or angler - it is the fly rod that is always charged with the responsibility for performance [...]

October 11, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Industry News: RIO Offers New Scandi 3D Line

The Scandi 3D (3 depths and ConnectCore) fly lines are not new to RIO Products (England/UK) or to the fly fishing public worldwide, but are new to RIO's U. S. market [...]

October 9, 2017 RECENT, Slide

A fishing story. Me and Daisey

Fishing a private section of a river or stream full of trout or salmon is a rarity in the U. S. More European. Let's not go backward and call privatizing public lands and waterways as being Great Again [...]

October 6, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Beginner Fly Tying: #9 Enhanced Chenille Caterpillar

Enhancing a simple hook tied fly like a basic green chenille caterpillar has remarkable results. Just by adding a little tail coloration seems to profoundly affect interest from trout bass and panfish [...]

October 4, 2017 RECENT, Slide

How to solve trailing hook issues on a tube fly

The String Leech tie allows the small trailer hook to stay close to the undulating zonker strip. The one hook approach avoids adding a second hook to cover short strikes [...]

October 3, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Wanna grow your game? Think Versi & Poly leaders and sink tips on 9-footers

Take advantage of different kinds of fly lines, backing and, of course, added Versi & Poly leaders and sink tips. [...]

October 3, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Industry News: Rise Fly Fishing’s Level and Level X

The Rise Fly Fishing Company made its bones in the salt and offshore in the toughest environment the East Coast can offer. The turbulent Atlantic water of the stripers dominion [...]

September 29, 2017 RECENT, Slide