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Arctic Char: Taking the future of game fish more seriously

Native Fish Coalition is a nonpartisan, grassroots donor-funded, non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation, preservation and restoration of wild native fish. [...]

October 28, 2019 Conservation, Native Fish Coalition, RECENT, Slide, Videos

RIO tells you how to get lucky on the flats

This Rio "How to" videos illustrates, among other things, the importance of listening to and following a guide's advice. [...]

October 21, 2019 RECENT, Slide, Videos

Galloup’s Bangtail, a fly for any venue and all seasons

Presented to a snook, it would be made to swim differently than for largemouth bass and tied altogether differently for a trout than an ocean jack, but profile maintained. [...]

October 16, 2019 Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Videos

Last Cast Film Treats: “The Journey,” remote Sweden for a slam

Sweden is not high on the outdoor travel agencies list because the country is narrow and fished on the move - the variety in fish and landscape noteworthy. [...]

October 9, 2019 Destinations, Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide, Videos

Tips & Tactics: How to make production segmented bodies and tails of anything

Probably the best part of fly tying is discovery. Finding a way to do something easier, getting a hunch and tying segments/tails to just about anything and finding it works. [...]

October 1, 2019 Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

Fly tying a terrestrial on the steroids, the Cinnamon Ant

There are several versions of the cinnamon ant, and I don't know where it came from, but this Flagler version "Flying" has been winning votes since 2016 in Appalachia. [...]

September 23, 2019 Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Videos

Perfection is by any other name still perfect

We've been taught the Non-Slip Loop Knot for free swimming a fly, but a better loop knot, and a better knot for free swimming a fly try the Perfection Loop Knot as shown. [...]

September 17, 2019 fly tying knots, Knots, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

Opinion: My fluorocabon leaders do not perform as well as yours?

The best piece of advice I got about fly fishing: “Buy the best gear you can afford, and never hesitate to change-out your leader if you even think it might have been nicked." [...]

September 16, 2019 Opinion, RECENT, Slide, Videos

The albies are coming. Tying the Albie Whore

Invented by East End angler and fly tyer, Richard Reagan, the Albie Whore is an attractor pattern that can trigger strikes when matching the hatch won't work. [...]

August 30, 2019 At The Vise, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Videos

An old classic Caddis Pupa tied with modern-day materials

It's not often a fly that looks pro-tied because it appears to be complicated is, in point of fact, easy and fun to tie. Oh, and it's a proven veteran. Tie a dozen. [...]

August 27, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos