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BLM Chief’s strange fixation on wild horse damage to Public Lands

"National parks are the best idea we ever had. Absolutely American, absolutely democratic, they reflect us at our best rather than our worst." Wallace Stegner. [...]

November 6, 2019 Conservation, Conservation News, Donald Trump, Fly Fishing, News, Public Lands, RECENT, Slide

Try a one-off Snowflake fly in the salt this winter

One secret to this fly is baby blanket yarn - so far, the possibilities seem endless. It's cheap, comes in lots of colors, and very easy to work with... and my cat likes it. [...]

November 1, 2019 Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Orvis, RECENT, Slide, Videos

November events right around the corner

Check with your local fly shop for information about regional fly tying weekends, casting lessons, and outings. The fall is the start of all things 2020. [...]

October 31, 2019 Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Industry News, RECENT, Slide

Corporate research, corporate bass, and corporate leeches

Sometimes just going with the flow works out great. Double-digit bass on a five get one's attention, but it was the reel, a Seigler SF that gets the ovation. [...]

October 29, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, largemouth bass, Slide, Videos

Fly glamping squared in the “old-timey” New York Catskills

The millennials have embraced the out of doors. Many have chosen funneling their participation toward the esoteric by embracing fly fishing. [...]

October 25, 2019 Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide, trout

Most of us like fly fishing alone, but it’s hard to find alone these days

Hard to believe bison figure into this story, but hang on, they do. The story has what most of us treasure, a little time on the water alone. [...]

October 23, 2019 Bass, brook trout, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide, trout

Fish Bristol Bay before our country gives it to foreigners to mine

Study: 92% of copper mines in US that produce the vast majority of the country’s copper fail to capture or treat wastewater. [...]

October 23, 2019 Alaska, Bristol Bay, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

Taking down the empire by cutting us, the public, out of public lands

The Forest Service is ratcheting up its timber quotas by 45%—levels of timber production our forests haven’t seen in decades - less staff = more mistakes. [...]

October 21, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Losing public accountability, Public Lands, Slide

Can you UV? Try it, you’re ‘gonna like the way the fly looks

Although a remarkable product, it is said to lag a bit with more traditional fly tyers. For those who like progress and more perfect flies, UV curing resins are the go-to. [...]

October 17, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, UV Curing

Words out, the bonefish are incredibly hungry on Grand Bahama and Abaco

We can help our neighbors in the Bahamas, and in doing so, hit a virgin stash of bonefish all alone since Dorian - think Grand Bahama and Abaco lodges for this winter. [...]

October 17, 2019 Bahamas, Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide