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Tying thread tricks, easy organizer

Sometimes, we chuckle at manufacturers gaffs, and sometimes we have to chuckle at how smart we are as regular Joe's and Jane's [...]

August 10, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Many modern glass fly rods do for you what graphite cannot

Rediscovering fiberglass fly rods is like thinking something tastes like castor oil but it really tastes like ice cream [...]

August 9, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Salmon: Valuable beyond a reasonable doubt

Monomaniacally, fresh salmon pass rotting carcasses of their relatives, only hours or days behind but in lock step and same death wish [...]

August 8, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Hardy’s Andy Mill on “Feeding the Fish”

Andy Mill, an expert at flats angling and tarpon tournaments winner swears “Feeding the Animal” is the answer. Watch, he adds more [...]

August 8, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Can a solar eclipse lead to better fishing?

The theory is that as the sky gets darker during the eclipse, fish will act as if the night is approaching; a second magic hour. [...]

August 4, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

BTT 6th International Science Symposium

The Bonefish & Tarpon Trust 6th International Science Symposium takes place November 10—11, 2017, at the Bonaventure Resort and Spa, in Weston, Florida. [...]

August 3, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Juxtaposed: Brooklyn and Bozeman

The importance of personal relationships and the specific necessity of time spent not fishing is all about appreciating the time spent fishing [...]

August 2, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Impromptu fly fishing

Walk-in fly fishing, when it’s going to be impromptu, requires preparedness. Footwear is not stocking foot chest waders or old sneakers [...]

August 2, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Merlin, my Appalachian magician

Merlin has a sticker on his 1993 Ford pickup that reads; I’d rather be at work. Probably the only guy in the world that means it [...]

August 1, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

The greatest fishing stories…

The greatest fishing stories ever written are not principally about fishing, but rather use the sport to allude to deeper topics. [...]

August 1, 2017 RECENT, Slide