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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

Bonefish 101

Thinking about getting to some warm environs and trying out bonefishing this winter?Here we will explore a few simple pointers that will help tremendously while breaking into this awesome chapter of the sport. [...]

November 30, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Winterizing your fly fishing gear

If you have felt bottoms that are becoming detached, use a waterproof glue to re-attach the old ones or add new ones. [...]

November 28, 2017 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Knots: The importance of being earnest about them

The knot choice made to tie a fly onto the tippet is only and always about the action you want out of the fly. If a toothy animal it’s a wire knot, if not, your call [...]

November 6, 2017 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Tenkara knots teach us about simplicity

While not for everyone and not for every species, Tenkara has merits worth embracing. Its knot system is one of those meritorious aspects. The video will give you "ideas" [...]

September 15, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics