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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

Nymphing your way to stardom

If your fly isn't bumping the riverbed now and then and you’re never losing a nymph to a rock, then you're not doing it right. [...]

December 11, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Industry News: RIO’s InTouch Big Nasty Sink Tips

RIO leads the industry in complementing fly rod design performance and this get down Big Nasty Sink Tip Series is another example... check it out. [...]

December 3, 2018 RECENT, Slide

H Craft: A one man skiff. An SUP on steroids.

If you’ve been in the skiff game or follow inshore fishing boats, you’ve seen the emergence of micro skiffs like the Gheenoe and Solo Skiff. [...]

November 30, 2018 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide, Videos

Permit are hard to entice. This rudimentary crab fly has fans

Hungry tailers, great crab pattern, perfect cast, good fly movement, moving to it... eat, eat, eat! Nope, just another picky Trachinotus falcatus [...]

November 26, 2018 At The Vise, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: Candy Corn Crawler

The Candy Corn Crawler really resembles Borski's fur shrimp in a lot of ways but has some different design components as well. [...]

November 19, 2018 At The Vise, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Videos

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

Fly Tying: Steve Flanagan’s “blue light” Soft Spoon Fly

A spoon, like jigged lure/fly, can be swum at any depth or kinds of locomotion and speeds making a versatile attractor. [...]

October 9, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Just like in cooking, the best tool is your hands

Tying off a fly by hand far outweighs the use of a whip finishing tool. The benefit is speed. [...]

October 4, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Westernizing Tenkara Has Advantages

Tenkara, in just a few years of having been introduced to the US, has captured the imagination of many new anglers to joys fly fishing [...]

September 24, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide