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Saltwater Tubes

by Tom Rosenbauer

In the late 1970s I was running the fly and fly materials department at Orvis, and at that time we… more »

Anthony Greer

The Rants of a Green River Trout Bum

by Ross Purnell, Editor

Exactly three years ago today—March 19, 2011—young fly-fishing guide Anthony Greer passed away unexpectedly. He was a passionate fly fisher,… more »


Wild Steelhead Conservation

by Michael Hamilton

At the turn of the 20th century, huge numbers of wild steelhead returned from the sea to spawn in tributaries… more »


Chinook Salmon On The Dean River

by Jeff Bright

There is a short run in the delta of British Columbia’s Dean River affectionately and appropriately known as Oh Sh#t!… more »


Kennebec River Browns

by Bob Mallard

Long before there was a Green, San Juan, or Bighorn tailwater trout fishery, anglers flocked to Maine in search of… more »


Fly Tying Bever’s Better Buckskin

by Charlie Craven

It has always amazed me that caddis, one of our favorite summertime bugs, are so easily forgotten if they don’t… more »


April Vokey’s Stacker Tube Evolution

by Fly Fisherman

I remember my first experience with a fly-tying vise. Excited and eager, I pushed in the old VHS tape and… more »


Bahama Fly Fishing Resorts

by Ross Purnell, Editor

Schooner Bay, Abaco, is a utopian harbor town being carefully developed by Swedish developer Orjan Lindroth. Congo Town on Andros… more »

Dave Guzaukas with his new Steal Your Face reel

Steal Your Face: Abel Reel Prize Winner

by Ross Purnell, Editor

The Abel Steal Your Face 11/12 Super Series Reel graced the cover of Fly Fisherman’s 2014 Gear Guide and then… more »


Matching The Steelhead Hatch

by Matthew Supinski

The Great Lakes is the “Russian front” for meteorologists. Inaccurate forecasters are shipped there for punishment. Mention Buffalo, Cleveland, or… more »


California Fly Fishing

by Lance Gray

In the last decade we’ve watched a change overcome California fly fishing. At first there were isolated instances of longer… more »


Jimmy Carter On Fly Fishing For Taimen

by President Jimmy Carter

I first visited Mongolia in September 2001, when we met with the president, prime minister, and other officials to ascertain… more »



by Fly Fisherman

Fly Gal Ventures Founder and International Federation of Fly Fishers Certified angler joins Evinrude roster Sturtevant, Wis., February 24, 2013… more »

Tola Chin, Jr., and Karl Piatek enjoying another big brown trout on the Ngongy

Giant Brown Trout of the Ngongy

by Ross Purnell, Editor

My plane had barely landed and already Tola Chin had a video of our adventures posted on YouTube. I just… more »


B.C.’s Best Dry-Fly Fishing

by Ross Purnell, Editor

Just north of the Canada/U.S. border, about three hours from Spokane, Washington, is perhaps the best-kept trout secret in North… more »


Mounting Hair Wings

by Charlie Craven

Working with a good piece of deer or elk hair is one of my favorite simple pleasures. A great piece… more »


Long Island Fly Fishing Triangle

by John Field

News travels fast. I received a long-awaited call from my friend Doug, who told me that the Brown Drake hatch… more »


Yellowstone Caddis Hatch Surprise

by Nate Schweber

Pale wings a quarter’s diameter across flitted above the swirling surface of Yellowstone National Park’s Firehole River, and underneath a… more »


Allegheny Brown Trout

by Gary Kell

The bright shades of early summer green and billowy white clouds against chicory skies were reflected in the shimmering flat… more »


IF4 Comes to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan

by Ross Purnell, Editor

If you’re serving your country overseas, you miss a lot of things from home—maybe your wife or girlfriend, your kids,… more »