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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

Musings on minutia – timing, tides, moon phase, weather and wind

As far as full and dark moons, it’s a matter of light, along with the higher water . . . and corresponding increased current - that spring tides produce. [...]

June 20, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Opinion, Slide

The Top Ten, yours, or mine?

Who says it's the Best Ten? We could all make our own list of best ten flies, destinations, game fish, artists, fly rods... I did [...]

December 1, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Industry News: Anglers Journal gets an award

Anglers Journal is a four year old print subscription magazine. It's already attained award status for editorial content and aesthetic design. It's all pro, no cons [...]

October 24, 2017 RECENT, Slide