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Tippet rings and tapered leaders, the “Odd Coupling”

Tippet rings and tapered leaders can just about master any fly fishing scenario. One trick is to repackage already tied up tapered leaders with the rings. [...]

April 23, 2018 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Feature: Part 1 of 3 – Andy Mill on “Feeding the Animal”

If you've a passion for tarpon, we can promise you that you'll take away from this single chapter enough to make you a better tarpon angler. [...]

April 19, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Cobia: an oft overlooked fly rod quarry

Cobia use just about the same ambush hangouts as tripletail, but their ploys are entirely dissimilar and the fight vastly different. [...]

April 3, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

“These Boots Are Made For Walkin’ . . .”  Choosing the right wading boots

Wading boots worn with or without waders are as crucial to your comfort and safety as polarized glasses. Skimping on either is quintessential profligacy [...]

March 20, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Pike season is coming soon

If your goal is to catch a trophy northern pike, the best time to do it is coming soon. The big, old females, those 20-pound-plus leviathans, move into shallow bays to spawn even before the ice goes out. By the [...]

February 23, 2018 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Introduction to grayling

Consider targeting grayling and utilize this guide and it's pointers when doing so. It may prove quite helpful in your future grayling adventures. [...]

February 9, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Staying warm may save your life

By taking the necessary precautions, you are assured that you retain body heat and reduce risks of accidents, illness or worse. [...]

February 8, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

At The Vise: Shrimp flies open a whole new world

Fly shop bought shrimp patterns are always going to be expensive. If you’ve made a modest venture into tying, a pre-trip shrimp tying effort will save a lot of money and add to the fun [...]

February 2, 2018 At The Vise, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: Creating weedguards

Weed guards have no sex appeal, but they sure get the job done when called for, like around structures, cover, heavy flats cover and popping a fly off a bank or lily pad [...]

December 19, 2017 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Simon Gawesworth on RIO products, the brand

Anyone who has spent a little time with Simon on the water or elsewhere knows his devotion to the sport and his physical expertise on the river. [...]

December 1, 2017 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics