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White House bullied AK Gov, threatened EPA, and badgered the Corps on behalf of Pebble Mine

House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment takes Trump to task for his open attempt to bully the EPA, Alaska's Gov, and Corps of Engineers. [...]

November 8, 2019 Alaska, Orvis, Public Lands, RECENT, Science, Slide, wild salmon

Try a one-off Snowflake fly in the salt this winter

One secret to this fly is baby blanket yarn - so far, the possibilities seem endless. It's cheap, comes in lots of colors, and very easy to work with... and my cat likes it. [...]

November 1, 2019 Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Orvis, RECENT, Slide, Videos

How far we haven’t come since Michael Grunwald’s Everglades story “The Swamp”

A century’s worth of dewatering, as well as pollution, dam and canal building, corporate welfare, and bought-and-paid-for politicians, has killed the Everglades. [...]

October 18, 2019 Everglades National Park, Garden & Gun, Pollution, RECENT, Slide

What we know about tides makes us better fly fishers and conservationists

Review: Aaron Adams’ paper on tides …ith tarpon season here and so much to do while changing Fly Life Magazine.com from a page flip to an interactive magazine on a WordPress platform, no one had time to finish a book [...]

October 16, 2019 Aaron Adams, Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Uncategorized

Perfection is by any other name still perfect

We've been taught the Non-Slip Loop Knot for free swimming a fly, but a better loop knot, and a better knot for free swimming a fly try the Perfection Loop Knot as shown. [...]

September 17, 2019 fly tying knots, Knots, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

TGIF: Out Of Office

Seasons and summers, stripers and flats, fly fishing and out of doors always seem like short-time events when you live in northern climes, so get "Out of Office" now. [...]

July 26, 2019 Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide, Videos

TGIF: Sh*t fly fishing gals say…

It was a hot week in July 2019, and not only the weather, but the rhetoric, but let's not go there. Instead, "Just let it soak..." [...]

July 19, 2019 Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide, Videos

No fly tyer should ever fear rubber legs again

Fly tying is in itself an encouragement to find time for fly fishing. The tease is the tied fly - will it work? I did not try tying Pat’s Rubber Legs on a tube, but will. [...]

July 18, 2019 Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide

Tying terrestrials flies out of foam sheets – a better way

Tying terrestrial flies out of foam sheet stock is almost impossible to improve on… . using cut-outs. The floatant issue a salvation on its own. [...]

June 28, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

You too can probably count on one hand the flies that do the lifting

A few flies, like the ones the owner of Blackfoot River Outfitters shows us in his video, are capable of doing the heavy lifting when the fishing slows. [...]

June 19, 2019 Flies, RECENT, Slide, Videos