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Opinion: New Zealand guides don’t wear taps on wade boots

If stealth is the best way to approach fly fishing for trouts, why would cleats attached to wade boots be of any use to a veteran fly fisher embracing stealth? [...]

August 22, 2019 Destinations, New Zealand, Opinion, RECENT, Slide

There’s a new map of wild Atlantic salmon rivers

The Atlantic salmon is the célèbre for the metaphor "The fish of a thousand casts." For those who chase it no fish will salve the want to fly fish. [...]

June 27, 2019 Conservation, Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Salmon Fishing, Slide

The Bahamas’ legendary Walker’s Cay to resume operation

Yacht owner Carl Allen has purchased Walker's Cay in the Bahamas. This is not a private venture as the marina will also be open to the public. [...]

June 13, 2019 Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Fishing History Makers, Slide

Destinations: Redfish hot spots from Texas to Virginia

Learn where some of the best redfish spots in the Gulf of Mexico and on the Atlantic coast are found and when to be there. [...]

January 31, 2018 Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Destinations: Wild on the fly in Belize

Life is slow here but the fishing action is not. Shallow “flats” patches of ocean that are only shin-deep, run thick with permit. [...]

January 8, 2018 Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Destinations: Crooked and Acklins islands

Crooked and Acklins in the Bahamas is the best bonefish destination in the world and maybe the best possible Bahamian destination for both tarpon and permit [...]

November 28, 2017 Destinations, RECENT, Slide

Destinations: South Carolina, Georgia and late fall redfish

Reds are found in North Carolina, Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida. Some of the best of red fish fly fishing can be found in Georgia and South Carolina's extensive marsh coasts [...]

October 16, 2017 Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Destinations: Southeast’s Appalachian Mountains in winter

Fly fishing for trouts in the Southeast during the winter is one of the best ideas a Yankee could have. In the winter, a good guide will take you to where few have tread [...]

January 4, 2017 Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Destinations: Sometimes the best destination is just down the road

Many times when we fly fish, even in rich waters, we tend to think that it's better on the other side. You don't need that baggage with brookies [...]

December 15, 2016 Destinations, RECENT, Slide

Destination: Trout season over? Not in the Southern Appalachians

If a trip to Argentina, Chile or New Zealand are not in your budget. Try big trout late fall and early winter in the South. The fly fishing can be awesome. Guiding is superb [...]

November 7, 2016 Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Slide