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Craft Fur Hollow Fleye Minnow

Hollow Fleyes were invented by Bob Popovics and this particular version is great at creating smaller versions of the pattern. [...]

March 13, 2019 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

Jigged “Euro Streamer” with Lance Egan

Lance Egan is a Team USA member. His inventions: Frenchie, Red Dart, and Rainbow Warrior. "Modern Nymphing” is the best ever on Euro-nymphing. [...]

March 12, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

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

Reminder: The Fly Fishing Show – Lancaster, PA

Yes, you need new gear. Hey, you've earned it? The Fly Fishing Show is like a ritual of passage into spring - Punxsutawney Phil? [...]

March 7, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Fly Tying: DIY dubbing brushes

This technique can be daunting at first but with a little experience, you will start to really enjoy using dubbing loops and dubbing brushes. [...]

February 28, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

So many UV resins… and ways to use them

UV cure resins are available from a variety of manufacturers. There are different viscosities, from watery thin to very thick. [...]

February 28, 2019 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

Kebari Tsuri to Tenkara to nymphing and tag lines

If you can't always fish big water Alaska, Argentina, or the Madison, keep a Tenkara in the trunk and hit that small stream just off the interstate. [...]

February 20, 2019 FEATURE STORY, RECENT, Slide

Reminder: Fly Fishing Show in Pleasanton, CA this weekend

The Fly Fishing Show is the launching pad into each new angling season, catch up with old friends, and buy “stuff” you can't live without. [...]

February 20, 2019 News, RECENT, Slide

Thomas McGuane gets refreshed praise 20 years later

The essays in The Longest Silence constitute a kind of trout-bum scripture in which the prescription for transcendence isn’t ritual or prowess but rather diligent immersion. [...]

February 19, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Choosing Beads, Barbell Eyes and Coneheads

Paradoxically, the sophistication in fly tying can sometimes be discovered reaching back for new materials that are staples in the craft world. [...]

February 11, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics