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Industry News: Orvis Launches 50/50 on the Water Film Tour

Orvis' 50/50 was a great concept, but it got off to a slow start for reasons not covered here, but the same players got it figured out, and the Film Tour looks excellent. [...]

September 27, 2019 Fly Fishing, Industry News, Orvis 50/50, RECENT, Slide

It’s time to catch Micropterus dolomieu. Make mine hellgrammites on #4s 

Hellgrammites seem to have an even chance at catching any freshwater fish, but waters in which smallmouth habituate seem to have an abundance of them. [...]

September 27, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, smallmouth bass

News: Flybraries are little “libraries” for fly fishing

Why not leave a fly at the Flybrary near you? If there is not yet a Flybrary near you, start one. There always has to be the first fly, so, start a Flybrary [...]

September 26, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, News, Slide

19 ways to help the Bahamians recover. Think about booking to GB and Abaco

Here’s an updated list of ways you can safely donate to help the Bahamas' hurricane victims. [...]

September 23, 2019 Bahamas, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, News, scroll, Slide

Fly fishing at night

If you fly fish at night, there is one thing that you would never want to leave home without, a friend. And at least one of you needs to be very familiar with the coordinates. [...]

September 13, 2019 Fly Fishing, Night fishing, RECENT, Slide

Tying the Haywire Twist is the tricky part, not the Albright Knot connection

The Albright combining with the Haywire Twist is synonymous with the Keys' most famous guide, Jimmy Albright. [...]

September 11, 2019 Fly Fishing, fly tying knots, Knots, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics, tying knots

Opinion: Seriously, do you honestly think you deserve a high-five?

There used to be a video of four stud-like guys high 5-ing each other for having reeled in a grouper, electrically - they got laughed at so many times they took the post down. [...]

September 9, 2019 billfish, electric reels, Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide

Industry News: RIO sweeps lakes with its new line

A short head, get deep fast, and have a level leader now available in one package - no more homemade cutting and tying lines to get deep - thanks RIO. [...]

September 5, 2019 Fly Fishing, fly lines, Industry News, News, RECENT, Slide

Women fly fishing guides: Where are they?

Women, in less than a decade, added 1,764,000 new players to the fly fishing rolls, but if you’re looking for a woman guide, you might be disappointed. [...]

September 4, 2019 Fly Casting, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Women guides

If you need a fly fishing fix, usually largemouth bass are right around the corner

In every state but Alaska, largemouth bass come to a fly when properly teased. No one ever says catching Micropterus salmoides was a tiresome experience. [...]

September 3, 2019 Bass, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide, Tips & Tactics