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Opinion: Flies … thinking outside of the box.

Rarely are new patterns world beaters, but some of Chuck Kraft's flies might qualify. He's been guiding and tying for 30 years in a multi species venue [...]

October 6, 2017 Opinion, 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

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

At The Vise: Ruben Martin’s Trashy Stone

Too pretty to fish? Follow the instructions in his video and decide for yourself. [...]

September 20, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

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

Fast action fly rods – learn how to love ’em

The stiffness of fast action fly rods auto-creates faster line speed and if managed well throughout the cast distance is magnified. Casting in the wind probably the best feature of a fast fly rod [...]

September 15, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Opinion: Are we Googling our way to fly fishing sophistry?

While the internet is now an indispensable resource for fly angling information, it can be an unreliable source as well. It takes a little more than being a novice to know the difference [...]

September 14, 2017 RECENT, Slide

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

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

Video: Why Patagonia is fighting for public lands

Yvon Chouinard, Patagonia's founder, is standing up for our public lands. Stand with him. Text DEFEND to 52886 by August 24. [...]

August 24, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Videos