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It has a horror movie name, but it’s a great fly

Tim Flagler can make any tying instruction video as uncomplicated as boiling water. This Egg Sucking Leech pattern is a killer fly and easy to tie. [...]

October 18, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

The lowly hook is huge when it’s, “Fish on!”

Buying cheap brandless hooks made in Asia does not always work out well. You'll be better-served buying hooks at your local fly shop [...]

October 16, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Florida Keys Guides Rally Around New Blue Star Program

Only businesses with placards and decals featuring the Blue Star logo and current calendar year are considered active Blue Star operators. [...]

October 15, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

BTT/TU launch Lefty Kreh Conservation Memorial Fund

Considered by some to be the Father of Modern Day Fly Fishing. He was to all who met him a kind and helpful friend. [...]

October 11, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Stand up: Keep the Tongass free from exploitation

Tongass is roughly 17,000 miles of clean, undammed creeks, rivers and lakes that provide optimal conditions for wild Pacific salmon and trout. [...]

October 10, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Start fly tying; you’re gonna’ like the way you fish

Today, there are several so-called fly tying kits out there - many are so good they could serve as your principal and only tying tools. [...]

October 5, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Opinion: Yes, you do need to cast further

It's not my intent to be a contrarian, but it is foolish to say one only needs to cast 30-feet or less to catch most fish. That's short-changing. [...]

September 27, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Pennsylvania’s Fly Fishing Legend Charlie Meck Passes Away

"Without Charlie’s support, advice, and constant encouragement, I don’t believe I would have ever had a professional fly fishing career." [...]

September 25, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Westernizing Tenkara Has Advantages

Tenkara, in just a few years of having been introduced to the US, has captured the imagination of many new anglers to joys fly fishing [...]

September 24, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Breaking News: There is a way to kill Pebble Mine

Federal measures that would ordinarily protect fish habitat are imperiled by Trump who wants development and no environmental restraints. [...]

September 20, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide