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Striped bass in the Block Island Transit Zone need your voice now

On October 4th, NOAA issued an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking to open the EEZ around the Block Island Transit Zone for striped bass harvest. [...]

November 16, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

KastKing’s Day Tripper Tackle Backpack for on the go anglers

Designed with the mobile fisherman in mind The Day Tripper backpack is designed for on the go anglers who want safe and convenient portable storage for their day’s fishing gear. KastKing has succeeded in their attempts to maximize the space [...]

November 14, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Review, Slide

Fly Tying: Is the Articulated Brahma better than a Wooly Bugger?

"I set out to improve on the fly, and make it better for a wider range of fish species by giving it more movement in the water," McFly explains. [...]

November 13, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

Roughing it with trouts, but a cold one waiting at the “LOGE”

The LOGE plan is excellent; clean, cheap yet Spartan family/group accommodations near the action: fly fishing, canoeing, hiking, biking, skiing... [...]

November 7, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise: Bulkhead Deceiver

The beauty of this particular pattern is that it has more mass in the front of the fly so it pushes more water and sinks slowly with a "beautiful tubular silouette." [...]

October 30, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

The Gila Trout, Saving It

The Gila trout were off limits to anglers for 50 years until 2007. Now select waters in the Gila National Forest were open to anglers and remain so. [...]

October 29, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Pay your way forward. Vote for the environment

Extraction has positive and negative legacies. Increasingly there are unanswerable questions about environmental, social and economic sustainability. [...]

October 25, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Atlanta’s rare trait: year round trout fishing

Steve Hudson has become one of the South's most heralded outdoor writers - trout fishing, fly tying, and hiking the riverine parks and Blue Ridge Mountains. [...]

October 23, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Employment: BTT is Hiring a Dev. and Events Coordinator

Move to sunny Florida, think in conservation terms - game fish of the world. Meet with extraordinary people who share your concerns. [...]

October 22, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Knots, do-overs, kinky swirls, and the stuff we’re told

Attaching a fly to your tippet is as important as the fly you chose and the water you selected to fish. Don’t rush the job or treat it as a distraction - operator error is why knots fail [...]

October 18, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide