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Orvis’ #50/50 On The Water: Kara Armano

Fly fishing is male-dominated, but women are the fastest growing demographic, ever. In some western states 34% of the fly fishing population. [...]

January 15, 2019 RECENT, Slide

Meet Thom Glace, 2018 Artist of the Year

The artist angler experiences fly fishing in equal parts - cerebral and physical. For the angling art admirer it inspires protect and conserve the environment. [...]

January 8, 2019 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

The Kreelex Fly: It is ugly and a killer

The Kreelex fly was intended initially to tame smallmouth bass, but it turned out to be just as likely pounded by carp or pike. [...]

January 7, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Curve cast gets you around obstructions

Having the curve cast in your tool box could come in needed on almost every trout anglers outing. It’s a great idea to master it. Practicing it is fun. [...]

December 13, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Hey, that’s my fly you’re calling ugly!

Tim Flagler, Tightline Productions, makes almost any tying instruction video as uncomplicated as boiling water and this fly no exception. [...]

December 3, 2018 RECENT, Slide, Videos

Get Shorty: Why all the buzz around short fly rods?

Short fly rods are remarkable angling tools for many situations. If you have not been introduced - "run" to your nearest fly shop and test drive one. [...]

November 28, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Fly Casting, Fly Fishing, Fly Rod Review, Gear, Gear Review, Slide

Knots, do-overs, kinky swirls, and the stuff we’re told

Attaching a fly to your tippet is as important as the fly you chose and the water you selected to fish. Don’t rush the job or treat it as a distraction - operator error is why knots fail [...]

October 18, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

It has a horror movie name, but it’s a great fly

Tim Flagler can make any tying instruction video as uncomplicated as boiling water. This Egg Sucking Leech pattern is a killer fly and easy to tie. [...]

October 18, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

The lowly hook is huge when it’s, “Fish on!”

Buying cheap brandless hooks made in Asia does not always work out well. You'll be better-served buying hooks at your local fly shop [...]

October 16, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Book Reviews: Aaron Adams, “Clark Kent” of BTT

Aaron's books cover a lot of coastal fisheries: West Indies, Bahamas, Florida Keys, Gulf of Mexico's coasts all the way to subtropical Atlantic. [...]

October 4, 2018 RECENT, Slide