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Point Of View: Field & Stream’s Kirk Deeter spanks ‘some’ rude guides

But if you jump right in and cut someone off, or if you jump in the same run where they might be working downstream ... that's not fine. [...]

May 3, 2016 Point Of View, RECENT, Slide

Feature Story: What is it about fly fishing that is so difficult? Or is it?

Taylor’s teaching progression is a good pre-flight checklist for beginners. Use it to teach your son, daughter, niece, nephew , the kid next door or at a summer camp [...]

October 26, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

Opinion: Industry leaders rip fly angler pettiness, products and chronicler dishonesty

If you’re a media professional (and I don’t use that term loosely), you’re starting to realize that there’s actually more money in honesty than there is in kissing manufacturers’ asses these days [...]

October 23, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Opinion, Slide

Of Interest: Some simple thoughts on streamer fly colors

The cones in the retina of a trout are more receptive in the blue spectrum (especially in the underwater environment), which is why things like purple prince nymphs work well [...]

August 20, 2015 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Opinion: Angling Trade’s Kirk Deeter on start fighting

Stream access is under threat in places like Utah, now New Mexico and even Montana. But there are two other issues that demand attention as well [...]

August 6, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Opinion, Slide

Industry News: RIO hits the mark with tell all knot vids

“We wanted to create a resource for anglers to easily learn more about a variety of knots and to learn how different leader and tippet materials influence the end result" [...]

June 2, 2015 Industry News, RECENT, Slide

Industry News: Deeter corners us with humor and analogy

There are two things you can count on with most Americans: They’re going to have the best gear in the world and won’t have any idea how to use it. [...]

May 6, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Industry News, Slide

Profile: Orlo Dietrich on legend Flip Pallott

Flip's philosophical nature has earned recognition far beyond fly fishing’s core community. For many he is not just a fly fisherman, he is what a fly fisherman should be [...]

April 7, 2015 Profile, RECENT, Slide

Industry News: 20 gift recs from Angling Trade

We’re not saying that we have all the answers, but after covering the fly-fishing business and talking to retailers and consumers for many years now, we have some qualified hunches [...]

December 12, 2014 Industry News, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: F&S’s susses out 10 underappreciated species

If you want to build some fish-fighting skills, try pulling on a shark with a fly rod. Trust me, that learning curve is a quick one [...]

April 28, 2014 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide