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Walleye at 20-feet or less

Walleye (Sander vitreus) is very much worth a destination trip - usually accompanying them are smallmouth bass and in some instances, crappie. [...]

June 24, 2019 Advice, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Public Lands: Listen to the sound of reason. Now is a good time to start

An excerpt of Wallace Stegner's famous "Wilderness Letter." Do not allow the importance of Public Lands to get lost in the politics of a few. [...]

June 21, 2019 A Lesson Learned, Advice, RECENT, Slide

The Bimini Twist is now as easy to tie as your shoelaces

If you're into catching fish that can take you into your backing learning to tie the Bimini Twist is essential, and now it's easy to tie. Watch and see. [...]

June 19, 2019 Advice, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics, tying knots

The metal chuckers are way ahead of fluff chuckers

Fluff chuckers can learn a lot from metal chuckers - they've been at it longer and fish harder. Think tournaments regarding knowing more. [...]

June 17, 2019 Advice, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

Atlantic Salmon Federation RiverNotes 14 June 2019

Managing a caught Atlantic salmon or any salmonid starts with NEVER BEACHING it. It will swim "no matter what" and bash itself to death. [...]

June 14, 2019 Advice, Atlantic Salmon Federation News, RECENT, Salmon Fishing, Slide, Videos

Advice: Want a little carp catching insurance from the ‘riffle’ folks?

Catching carp has two scenarios. One, search cast in a place they are known to be. Two, site fish for them, which requires the same skills as catching a wary redfish [...]

August 26, 2016 Advice, RECENT, Slide, Videos

Advice: The shape of a prey is more important than its color

Anglers tend to think color is more of a motivating factor in attracting a bite than it actually is. In most instances, a fish’s main use of its color vision is to increase the contrast of prey against backgrounds [...]

June 14, 2016 Advice, RECENT, Slide

Advice: A chum slick can bring suspects of many a stripe

Offshore, chumming brings suspected and unsuspected visitors, but there is one sure thing - sharks will soon be the "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner." Flies are subject to quick rejection for tastelessness and texture [...]

June 9, 2016 Advice, RECENT, Slide

Advice: Blood Knot subdued by a tooth pick, a pre-tied knot or a metal tool

Although the blood knot is generally relegated to fresh water angling, it does find its way into light tackle fly angling in the salt as well. Here are a few easier ways to tie it. [...]

April 18, 2016 Advice, RECENT, Slide

Advice: Pro tips on caring for your gear from Sage Fly Fishing

Reduce the drag pressure to the lowest setting when the reel is not in use, and store in the neoprene reel case away from extreme heat. [...]

March 15, 2016 Advice, RECENT, Slide