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Get Shorty: Why all the buzz around short fly rods?

...paramount importance to effectively catch albies. — Capt. Andrew Derr A short fly rod with a short fly line head loads better, casts quicker, fights fish better and delivers a... [...]

November 28, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Fly Casting, Fly Fishing, Fly Rod Review, Gear, Gear Review, Slide

Knots, do-overs, kinky swirls, and the stuff we’re told out immediately if damaged – Captain Andrew Derr Click on cover to read more. Being self-sufficient Learn not to be helplessly hopeless. In a new venue with different dragons... [...]

October 18, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Boaters are against it, but boatless men want it

Captain Andrew Derr, Montauk, LI, NY, a few days ago. If a fueling mistake by his mate was to have added E15, Derr’s boat engine would be soon crippled and... [...]

October 11, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Throwing dead fish for fun and ecological profit

...on the outskirts of Victoria, British Columbia, hugging a dead salmon half as long as him against his red parka. He looks up at his father, Andrew Burger, who nods... [...]

July 31, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Wheeler, unlike Pruitt, is competent and far more dangerous mining interests Watchdog groups worry Andrew Wheeler will advance an agenda of deregulation Andrew Wheeler, a former coal and uranium mining lobbyist, has been named the acting administrator of... [...]

July 16, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Gear Review: Orvis Helios 3D

By Captain Andrew Derr Birth of a Winner I had the pleasure of being introduced to Tom Rosenbauer at the Fly Fishing Show in New Jersey this past March. We... [...]

July 6, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Fly Rod Review, Gear, Gear Review, Review, Slide, Videos

Is it a new knot? No, I’m a frayed knot

Fooled by a fly. Long Island, New York. A North Fork flats striper that cooperated. Capt. Andrew Derr image. In the world of trout fly fishing, as opposed to saltwater... [...]

June 27, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Musings on minutia – timing, tides, moon phase, weather and wind

...Pat Ford, Flip Pallot, Andy Mill and others, of course. Voiced opines, along with written that have mattered to me are Tom Green, George Sawley (billfish), Capt. Andrew Derr (our... [...]

June 20, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Opinion, Slide

This grass will perk up your fly fishing game, right now

...Capt. Andrew Derr with excerpts from “Fly Fishing the Florida Keys” So, the seagrasses are as far as you can see and they are catching your flats booties and it... [...]

June 15, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Gear Review: Loon Fly Tying Tool Kit – Ergo

By Andrew Derr I recently acquired the Loon Fly Tying Tool Kit featuring the Ergo Arrow Point Scissors, Ergo All Purpose Scissors, Ergo Bobbin, Ergo Bodkin, Ergo Whip Finisher, Ergo... [...]

June 5, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide