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Browsing the "Federation of Fly Fishers" Tag

Federation of Fly Fishers: A Code of Angling Ethics

The mission of the Federation of Fly Fishers is to lead activities that enhance and support the fly fishing experience for all anglers [...]

August 2, 2016 Federation of Fly Fishers, RECENT, Slide

Opinion: “The Importance of Being Earnest” … about fly rods

The fly line, in our opinion, and to many fly anglers, is the Alpha in all casting. You cast a fly line ... not the rod, not the leader and not the fly [...]

August 1, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Opinion, Slide

Breaking News: Wanda Hair Taylor to be inducted into Hall of Fame

Wanda's teaching steps are delivered without a wasted word. Her recall of what it was like when she was learning to fly cast, and actually fly fish, creates a fast learning curve [...]

June 27, 2016 Breaking News, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Tips & Tactics: The importance of a quick delivery cannot be overstated

Every skiff captain from Belize to Alaska, New Zealnd to Christmas Island laments the casting problem of not getting the fly out in one false cast. Fly anglers need to know how to get 50-feet of line out in one [...]

January 27, 2016 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: Learning the double-haul and overcoming the wind

You can be the most coordinated guy or gal on the planet, but you going to have practice tossing a fly line in the wind on the open flats of the Bahamas [...]

January 4, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Advice: We’re talkin’ ’bout practice…

A golf enthusiast would always put in practice time before teeing off on Saturday, a baseball player even more practice and a tennis player triple that. [...]

September 8, 2015 Advice, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry News: International Fly Fishing Fair in Bend, Oregon

The International Fly Fishing Fair will be headquartered at the Riverhouse Hotel and Convention Center right in downtown Bend alongside the upper Deschutes River [...]

August 10, 2015 Industry News, RECENT, Slide

Advice: In golf, practice is part of the game. But fly fishing?

When on a bone your window of opportunity is always a fleeting one - measured in seconds so practice presenting your fly at a target with no more than two false casts [...]

June 4, 2015 Advice, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Tips & Tactics: Is buying a new fly rod a slippery slope?

If you were to cast “fast action” fly rods of the same weight designation from a dozen different high-end rod makers, you’d have differing action performances... [...]

June 1, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

The Series: Important Women in the History of Fly Fishing; Rhea Topping

Rhea Topping became the second woman to earn the Federation of Fly Fishers master instructor certification (1997) and was named Woman of the Year in 1999. [...]

January 22, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing, Slide