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Diesel Fuel in the Delaware

by Rob Jagodzinski

A train derailment spilled some 4,000 gallons of diesel into the West Branch of the Delaware River, New York State… more »

Fishing an Ant Fall

Small Bites

by Jim McLennan

What are the most valuable bugs in your dry-fly box—the ones that get you the most business, in the most… more »

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Kings of August

by Matt Straw

The famous running of the bulls takes place in Pamplona, where grown men suffer themselves to be chased down tight… more »

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Get a Spine

by Blane Chocklett

As a full-time guide on the James, New, and Roanoke Rivers in Virginia for trout, bass, stripers, and muskies, I… more »

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Clown Shoe Caddis

by Charlie Craven

I have been extremely lucky in my lifetime to have met and known a lot of great fly tiers. Traveling… more »

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Occupying the Skeena

by Steven Hawley

Don Wesley tells me he’s a lucky man. He’s a hereditary Chief of the Gitwilgyoots, one of nine allied tribes… more »

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Southern Colorado in Hot Water

by Jonathan Wright

Anglers, guides and trout in Southern Colorado are all toughing it out this season in an exceptional drought.  A combination… more »

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Why a Native Fish Coalition?

by Ted Williams

For most Americans, including the majority of anglers, fisheries managers, and environmental groups, fish don’t count as wildlife. Fish are… more »

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Waterproof Packs for 2018

by Ross Purnell, Editor

Whether you are deep wading a river in the Pacific Northwest, or wading the flats on the west side of Andros,… more »

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Cutthroat Universe

by Boots Allen

The greater Yellowstone area is a storied land in the world of fly fishing. Even today, after more than a… more »

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Presidential Piscatorial Pursuits

by Jonathan Wright

Q: What do Barack Obama and Donald Trump Jr. have in common? A: They each like to go fly fishing!… more »

Dan Vermillion Guide School

Guide School

by Hilary Hutcheson

From the rooter to the pooter.” It’s a phrase used by BBQ pork aficionados, and translates to using all parts… more »

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Micro Spey Tactics for Trout

by Jonathan Wright

Spey is one of the older styles of fly fishing, having origins in the British Isles, and specifically, Scotland, where… more »

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Trigger Nymphs

by George Daniel

Trout have brains the size of a pea. They are capable of eating all available food sources, but sometimes they… more »

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Like Father, Like Son: Inherit the Salt

by Capt. Bruce Chard

I’ve been a Florida Keys flats guide for more than 25 years, and last year my son BJ Chard decided… more »

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Expedition to the Caye Cajones

by Ross Purnell, Editor

Rankin Jackson could have been killed or consumed by the “push” of the drug trade in Honduras but instead he… more »

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That Guy Fly Fishing on the National Mall

by Jonathan Wright

(DISCLAIMER / TRIGGER WARNING: The following story contains references to both politics and fly fishing for a specific invasive species. … more »

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The Most Radical Guides in America?

by Jonathan Wright

Guides and outfitting services in America come in all flavors.  Rivers and lakes require almost completely different skill sets on… more »

Perfect Fly

Beauty From Within

by Charlie Craven

Fly tying, like fly fishing itself, is loaded with infinitesimal details. I’m convinced that’s why it attracts all of us…. more »

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DEQ has to take a closer look at gold mine impact

by Ross Purnell, Editor

  Opponents of a proposed mine near the entrance to Yellowstone National Park in Montana’s Paradise Valley won a  legal victory… more »