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Natural alternatives to “DEET” are getting the job done

We can all agree C12H17NO [DEET] can kill us and produce the Silent Spring that Rachel Carson warned against in her award-winning book. There are alternatives. [...]

August 12, 2019 News, Of Interest, Out of Doors, RECENT, Slide

Walleye at 20-feet or less

Walleye (Sander vitreus) is very much worth a destination trip - usually accompanying them are smallmouth bass and in some instances, crappie. [...]

June 24, 2019 Advice, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Evolution of the Marabou Tarpon Toad Fly

Hoover and Andy Mill went on to fish the Marabou Toad pattern extensively with well documented success in the highest levels of the competitive sport. [...]

April 8, 2019 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

The Land Captain and his published works

Steve Kantner approaches fly fishing with the heart of a child and the mind of a biologist. [...]

March 11, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

It’s time to ratchet up bonefish conservation, scientists say

A team of scientists found the decline is affecting all of South Florida and began in 1985, with the lowest catches seen after 1999. [...]

February 15, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Industry News: Dr. Slick’s new Razor Scissors

Anybody who has tied flies for more than a week knows who Dr Slick is and owns at least one tool. A Dr Slick product is on every tiers bench. [...]

September 5, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Industry News: RIO’s new series of Skagit style shooting heads

The InTouch Skagit Max GameChanger - Skagit style shooting heads built with multiple density changes giving Spey anglers depth control and smooth casts. [...]

August 2, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Industry News: RIO Products Launches Flies 

RIO Products’ Simon Gawesworth, Far Bank Enterprises (Sage, RIO, Redington) didn’t move into the “Flies” business on a two beer whim. They mean it. [...]

July 10, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Setting it all up: Do you know how?

Boxed into setting up your reel with backing, fly line, and leader also means knots and materials that have different origins. Managing is easy via this video. [...]

July 3, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Chattahoochee Trout, the ‘Compleat Anglers’ playbook

There are books we review, books for our bookshelves, books for our coffee table, and then there is a book to keep in the truck, like Chattahoochee Trout [...]

May 25, 2018 RECENT, Slide