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Wooly Bugger: The most famous fly of all time?

Someone once said that the Woolly Bugger should be banned from some watersheds. Its effectiveness is that it looks like so many aquatic offerings. [...]

July 19, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Where did the best fly ever invented come from?

So many stories, so many memories, and I was blessed to spend them with who I believe is one of the greatest fly fisherman to fish the waters of Pennsylvania, Russell Blessing [...]

March 2, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Of Interest: A mountain stream, leased water, fly fishing and good writing

John Gierach's voice is the language of fly fishing. This story is about leased high meadow Colorado trout water. And Gierach puts the reader right next to him [...]

October 3, 2016 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Public Lands Series: Make no mistake, the land grab lobby is well oiled, and . . .

The Sportsmen’s Access has over150 organizations and businesses, and more than 19,000 signed up signed for “Sportsmen’s Access petition.” (To sign go to: [...]

May 17, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Public Lands Series, Slide

Fly Tying: Jack Gartside’s “Sparrow” gets a makeover by Tim Flagler

Jack Garside passed away in 2010. He has been profiled in Fly Rod & Reel, Fly Fisherman Magazine, Fly Fishing in Salt Waters, Tight Loop, and other national and international publications [...]

February 4, 2016 Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide

News: Fly Rod & Reel picks Angler of The Year

Hed was a conservation organizer employed by an organization called the Alaska Conservation Foundation. After a 10-year career in finance, he had done a career 180 after a serendipitous trip to the Last Frontier [...]

October 17, 2014 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Bet You Didn’t Know: From scratch—how fly rods are made

If there’s one thing fly fishermen get worked up about, it’s fly rods [...]

January 13, 2014 Bet You Didn't know, RECENT, Slide

News: An award and RIO new product announcement

Fly Rod & Reel magazine named Craig Hayes, owner/operator of Turneffe Flats, Angler of the Year [...]

January 7, 2013 News, RECENT, Spot