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Industry News: RIO sweeps lakes with its new line

A short head, get deep fast, and have a level leader now available in one package - no more homemade cutting and tying lines to get deep - thanks RIO. [...]

September 5, 2019 Fly Fishing, fly lines, Industry News, News, RECENT, Slide

Women fly fishing guides: Where are they?

Women, in less than a decade, added 1,764,000 new players to the fly fishing rolls, but if you’re looking for a woman guide, you might be disappointed. [...]

September 4, 2019 Fly Casting, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Women guides

If you need a fly fishing fix, usually largemouth bass are right around the corner

In every state but Alaska, largemouth bass come to a fly when properly teased. No one ever says catching Micropterus salmoides was a tiresome experience. [...]

September 3, 2019 Bass, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Opinion: Can you or can you “knot” look beyond your current view

Fishing knots are as personal as your written signature, but a better fishing knot can improve our catch statistics. Knots demand our most thoughtful scrutiny. [...]

August 30, 2019 FEATURE STORY, fly tying knots, Opinion, Slide

Another botched road work design redone to clear salmon migration blockage

Having to correct such a glaring disregard for the conservation of ingress and egress of salmon is beyond stupid. Be more careful of whom we vote into office? [...]

August 29, 2019 A Lesson Learned, Conservation, NOAA, RECENT, Rivers & Dams, Slide

A friend to every bluewater fly angler, Wild Oceans, gets new leadership

Widely known and respected, Rob Kramer picked to take over WILD OCEANS, a friend to every bluewater fly angler. Ken Hinman to retire after four decades. [...]

August 29, 2019 Conservation News, FEATURE STORY, IGFA, Industry News, Slide, Wild Oceans

Virginia to enact emergency striper regulations

Virginia took the first action on striped bass in the spring and today’s steps continue our commitment to restore this fishery to healthy levels. [...]

August 28, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Opinion: In the art of exaggeration fluorocarbon leaders get my nod

Comparatively, quality mono, and fluoro leader materials each have real advantages, but they are minuscule in real-time performance. Fluoro is 2 X more expensive - you choose. [...]

August 28, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Looking Back, Opinion, Research, Slide

Researchers seeking anglers’ shark encounter experiences

The survey, which takes about 10 minutes to complete, is open for six months, but submissions are encouraged as early as possible. [...]

August 26, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Casting for Recovery and getting to know all about you

CfR’s retreats offer opportunities for women to find inspiration, discover renewed energy for life, and experience healing connections with other women and nature. [...]

August 26, 2019 Casting for Recovery, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide