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Tips & Tactics: Casting accuracy is rewarding

The reasons for misfires in fly casting are many. The most common is not keeping the stroke on the same plane - relative to the ground... [...]

September 8, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Opinion: The importance of being hook earnest

The hookup percentage was slightly better with J hooks, but J hooks were more prone to being short stuck or thrown. [...]

September 5, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Interview: Lefty Kreh on chasing bronze

In this book excerpt, co-author of "Smallmouth," Dave Karczynski, speaks with Lefty Kreh about his long life spent chasing the bronze bass [...]

September 1, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

A global fish war is coming

Nearly two decades into the 21st Century, it has become clear the world has limited resources and the last area of expansion is the oceans. [...]

September 1, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Do you know how to do this?

Zach Matthews, The Itinerant Angler, is an Atlanta lawyer with a fly fishing addiction. He's been published in national fly fishing magazines [...]

August 31, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

A conversation with an artist, Jim Wiley

Jim began his art career at age 65... and think you’re too old to learn to tie flies, wade the flats, fly fish a mountain stream, get wet? [...]

August 31, 2017 RECENT, Slide

A look at Patagonia’s backcountry Tenkara

I’ve been using the 8’6″ Patagonia tenkara setup ($200). You can also get the rod in lengths of 10’6″ and 11’6″. [...]

August 30, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Beginner Fly Tying: #6 – Thread handling basics

Steve Hudson says that the skill that fly tyers refer to as “starting the thread” is one of the most important fly tying fundamentals [...]

August 29, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

If you fly fish, you owe Joe Brooks

Lefty Kreh had this to say about Joe, “Joe changed our fly fishing world as no one else has.” Joe Brooks pioneered fly fishing like no other [...]

August 29, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Anglers, in part, shoulder blame for attack on public lands

Populism has always failed, but it always sells. Hunters and anglers, the hook & bullet folks, voted against their best interests, again [...]

August 28, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide