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Olympic Pole Vaulter May be the Perfect Fishing Partner

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

A fly-fishing tribute to her dad The summer Olympics are always special to me. I must admit that it’s hard… more »

The FlyCastaway lodge at Farquhar Atoll, April 2016

Cyclone Fantala Lays Waste to Fly-Fishing Paradise

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

When I wrote the final words of my story “Freaky Farquhar,” (coming July 1 in FLY FISHERMAN magazine) I felt I… more »

Conservationist of the Year

Nominate: Conservationist of the Year

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

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

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Desert Oasis

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

Texas is hot, dry, and inhospitable for most outdoorsmen—unless of course you’re floating or knee deep in a desert oasis like the… more »

from Trapper Rudd's Facebook page

Fly-Fishing Adventurer Trapper Rudd Passes

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

Trapper Rudd, who started the Silverthorne, Colorado, fly shop Cutthroat Anglers—and built it into a thriving business—passed away May 5,… more »

Jacqui Thurlow-Lippisch

Florida’s Black Tide

by Ross Purnell, Editor 2

How Sugar Drained the Everglades (and Sent a Flood of Polluted Water Elsewhere) Seven inches of rain in January—normally Florida’s… more »

Gold Fever

Risking it all to Catch Brown Trout

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

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.

George Daniel’s Streamer Masterpiece

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

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

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Fly Fishing Carp

by Lance Egan 1

Fly fishing for Carp is rapidly gaining popularity.  Carp are found in nearly every state and offer the fly fisher… more »

Cody Burgdorff celebrates his 2014 PFA Tour Championship win.

Burned by the Professional Fly Angler Tour

by Ross Purnell, Editor 5

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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