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Tying the Haywire Twist is the tricky part, not the Albright Knot connection

The Albright combining with the Haywire Twist is synonymous with the Keys' most famous guide, Jimmy Albright. [...]

September 11, 2019 Fly Fishing, fly tying knots, Knots, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics, tying knots

Don’t throw those fly tying scraps away – they might come in handy

Not for everyone, but It can be practical and rewarding to carry a fly tying set up, like a travel tying kit, in your truck or RV or packed away in your luggage when traveling. [...]

September 9, 2019 Flies, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Opinion: Seriously, do you honestly think you deserve a high-five?

There used to be a video of four stud-like guys high 5-ing each other for having reeled in a grouper, electrically - they got laughed at so many times they took the post down. [...]

September 9, 2019 billfish, electric reels, Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide

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