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Strong Arm Merkin, a permit fly for all seasons

Out of the last 11 Florida Keys permit tournaments, the Strong Arm Merkin figured in 9 of the top two finishers. [...]

January 21, 2020 FEATURE STORY, permit, Slide

Industry News: St. Croix no longer second tier with pro fly fishing guides

St. Croix fly rods, freshwater and saltwater entries are easily the best bang for your buck, and no longer back-up rods. These rods can fish. [...]

January 16, 2020 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Rods, freshwater fly fishing, saltwater fishing, Slide

Industry News: Fly Life Magazine publisher/editor steps down

Capt. Derr, publisher/editor of, steps down to expand his business, and work on conserving Eastern Atlantic's pressured forage and game fish fishery. [...]

January 13, 2020 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Industry News, Slide

BS on the rise. The ability to cast long distances isn’t worth much

The ability to cast long distance, do it accurately ,as well as quickly is the fountain of success in the flats and shallow water world bones, poons and permit. [...]

January 9, 2020 FEATURE STORY, Fly Casting, Fly Fishing, Opinion, Slide, Videos

Reminder: Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival is a “Big-Top” fly fishing show

The 20th Annual Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival in mid-January is something mid-Atlantic, and Southeast fly fishers should seriously consider attending. [...]

January 8, 2020 FEATURE STORY, Fly Casting, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide

Reminder: Fly Fishing Show in Marlborough, MA

Start your fly fishing season at your earliest convenience - attend The Fly Fishing Show neareast you. Treat yourself to the best fly fishing gear. [...]

January 3, 2020 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Fishing Show, Slide

Just like that, there I am, fishing out loud – again!

Steve Hudson lives and breathes Georgia's outdoor opportunities and has chronicled his experiences in over 20 books, any of which I recommend. [...]

December 31, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Casting, Fly Fishing, Fly Shops, Fly Tying, Slide

Thunberg: “It’s all happening so fast.” And game fish and their prey are moving

Greta Thunberg's speeches often go straight to the gut. "You say you love your children above all else, and yet you are stealing their future in front of their very eyes." [...]

December 24, 2019 Climate Change, FEATURE STORY, Opinion, Science, Slide

The nuclear option – eradicate invasive bass to save Miramichi salmon

The collateral damage using Rotenone to rid the lake of smallmouth bass would be taking out most of the lake’s insects and amphibians. [...]

December 23, 2019 Atlantic salmon, Atlantic Salmon Federation News, FEATURE STORY, Slide, smallmouth bass, wild fish conservancy

The World Champ of Fly-Casting Just Wants to Be a Teen

She’s not old enough to drive, yet she has beaten Steve Rajeff - all while piling up a slew of hardware at the national and world-championships. [...]

December 19, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Casting, Fly Fishing, Golden Gate Angling & Casting Club, Slide, Women Anglers