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Venezuela Fly Fishing

Fangs On The Fly

by Oliver White

Venezuela fly fishing makes most people think of tailing bonefish on white pancake flats, or marlin and sailfish off La… more »


Jefferson River Rising

by Tom Reed

Forgotten. Ignored. Overlooked. Spurned. Maybe even scorned. Montana’s Jefferson River has never had much of a reputation among fishermen. The… more »


Safe Travels

by Brian Irwin

  Photographer Jim Klug, founder of Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures, was deep in the Bolivian jungle fishing for golden dorado…. more »


God’s Country

by Brian Irwin

Lou Durocher is a relaxed pilot. He’s been flying bush and float planes into the wilderness of Manitoba, Canada, for… more »


The Greenest Companies In Fly Fishing

by Monte Burke

Increasingly these days, it is companies and company leaders—and not advocacy groups—that are moving the needle when it comes to… more »


Spring Creeks à la Carte

by Matthew Supinski

If a trout could choose which gourmet restaurant to dine at, it would LIKELY choose an open table on a… more »

Fly fishing Boca Paila Mexico

Worth Its Salt

by Ross Purnell, Editor

A common belief is that soldiers of the Roman Republic were paid not in gold or silver coins but in… more »


Close Combat

by Landon Mayer

We have all been there . . . casting a meaty streamer in narrow water to a dark shape lurking… more »

Gold Fever

Risking it all to Catch Brown Trout

by Ross Purnell, Editor

During the California Gold Rush in the Sierra Nevada (starting in 1849) forty-niners risked deadly peril for what they dreamed… more »

Donald Trump Jr. and his son pursue rainbows on the swing during a recent trip to Alaska.

The foreword by Donald Tump Jr. from the new book Strip-Set

by Ross Purnell, Editor

In the current Feb-Mar 2016 issue of Fly Fisherman magazine, contributing editor George Daniel shares his strategies for “Streamers in… more »

Fat Fred Fly

Flat Fred

by Charlie Craven

Californian Charlie Bisharat seems to have cornered the market on unusual fly patterns. His near mythical pattern the Pole Dancer… more »

Cody Burgdorff celebrates his 2014 PFA Tour Championship win.

Tour winners say pay-outs never happened

by Ross Purnell, Editor

In 2014, 23 fly fishers paid up to $12,000 each to join the world’s first professional fly-fishing tournament series. Modeled partly… more »

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Angler Profile: Mark Engler

by Fly Fisherman

Mark Engler has spent decades guiding fishing trips in Colorado and New Mexico and has become a legend for it:… more »


Conservationist of the Year

by Ross Purnell, Editor

There are many great conservation organizations out there working to protect our fisheries, and we all know their names: Wild… more »

Provo River

Stream access war expected to continue at Utah Supreme Court

by Ross Purnell, Editor

On Nov. 4, 2015, Judge Derek Pullan of Utah’s 4th District Court ruled in favor the public’s right to lawfully… more »


Flags in the Wilderness

by Chris Kassar

Against a cobalt sky,  puffy pewter clouds waltz with the sun. Below, Bradley Noone stands knee-deep in a quiet pool… more »

Mark Engler on Vallecito Reservoir, Colorado

Mark Engler: The Man Who Created the WD-40

by Ross Purnell, Editor

On his own time, Mark Engler is a pike hunter, but he’s best known as one of the top guides at… more »


Fly Fishing the Hendrickson Hatch

by Paul Weamer

A century of fishing the Hendrickson hatch Theodore Gordon, the father of American dry-fly fishing, has died. He was America’s best… more »


55°12’08.6″S 67°24’58.1”W

by Ross Purnell, Editor

Fly fishing is a journey of discovery. Discovering what type of insects those rising trout are feeding upon. Finding an… more »


Fly Fishing Peacock Bass

by John G. Sherman

The Amazon’s best bet for 20-pound peacock bass My hands were still shaking, and my right arm felt as though… more »