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Walk-in fly fishing has unique hazards besides slip and fall

The rod rack pictured provides easy setup, easy breakdown, and easy away storage, but more importantly, security for your rigged rods. And in seconds will dry flies. [...]

November 22, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, portable rod rack, Slide

Women fly fishing guides: Where are they?

Women, in less than a decade, added 1,764,000 new players to the fly fishing rolls, but if you’re looking for a woman guide, you might be disappointed. [...]

September 4, 2019 Fly Casting, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Women guides

If you need a fly fishing fix, usually largemouth bass are right around the corner

In every state but Alaska, largemouth bass come to a fly when properly teased. No one ever says catching Micropterus salmoides was a tiresome experience. [...]

September 3, 2019 Bass, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Playing by IGFA rules is something to be applauded

A good angler, using a light tippet, knows they must catch quickly because of predation. Also important are proper handling and a timely release. [...]

August 20, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, IGFA, Of Interest, Slide

Don’t be a jerk-er

When our line breaks we automatically become forensically curious. If it broke in-line it was a nick - a squiggly pigtail, the knot failed. [...]

July 16, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide, tying knots

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

Lefty Kreh on dry flies and nymphs that travel well

New water doesn't always mean flies you're familiar with won't sell to the local trout. Lefty's list DOES travel and catches trout, just pay attention to sizes. [...]

May 24, 2019 At The Vise, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Book Review: Steve Kantner’s Fifty Women Who Fish

If you like profiles, Kantners is a master at writing them, and there's 50 of them to enjoy. All women of many walks of life. The fly fishers are very cool. [...]

May 13, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

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

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