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Did you miss the Baldavian Olympics?

The First Annual Olympic Matchup determined which fish was the fastest swimmer in the ocean. [...]

April 29, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Big game fish on a fly – Jake Jordan’s rules

Big game landings on a fly rod that are International Game Fish Association qualified catches would be tarpon and a checklist of billfish, tuna and sharks. [...]

February 15, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Integrity in fly fishing: Is there a little Pinocchio in you?

"All Fishermen Are Liars" by John Gierach's helped the comical imprint of a man yielding to the temptations of exaggeration. [...]

February 4, 2019 RECENT, Slide

There isn’t a single good reason to not fish tube flies

Taking the step into tube fly tying couldn't cost more than $25 to $40. All feathers and fur are the same tying techniques. [...]

October 16, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: Overfishing of large predators has dire consequences

When there is an absence of predators that allows tiny fish to thrive, it also leaves them vulnerable to disease and boom-and-bust cycles... [...]

November 23, 2015 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: IGFA’s rubuttal to Schiffman et al.

"The authors’ lack of understanding of IGFA fishing records and incomplete analysis of IUCN and IGFA data results in a flawed interpretation of IGFA records’ impacts on threatened species." [...]

November 5, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Of Interest, Slide

Friday Fish Frame: Kelly Dalling Fallon

Kelly Dalling Fallon grew up on the ocean as the daughter of well-known Australian marlin fishing skipper Captain Jim Dalling. [...]

September 13, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot

Conservation: Billfish Conservation Act passes in the house of “NO”

Recreational anglers and ocean conservationists scored a big victory in Congress today as The Billfish Conservation Act passed overwhelmingly in the House of Representatives. [...]

September 11, 2012 Conservation, RECENT, Spot