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Over the course of his 27 years leading the North Atlantic Salmon Fund, Orri Vigfússon did more to conserve and enhance salmon stocks than any other single person. Photo by Golli

Orri Vigfússon, Champion of Atlantic Salmon

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

When you catch a salmon in Iceland, Scotland, or Norway, you should raise your glass at the end of the… 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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A Part of Fly-Fishing History is Gone

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

The building that housed the original R.L. Winston Rod Company in Twin Bridges burned down early Sunday morning May 7, 2017. The… more »

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120 Days: A Big Fish Story

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In the climactic moments of the new Yeti film 120 Days, guide David Mangum is engaged in hand-to-hand combat with… more »

Tying the Parachute Damsel Adult

Tying the Parachute Damsel Adult

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There isn’t any dialogue in this beautiful little film by Sharptail Media, as there isn’t much to explain. Trout love… more »

Guide Jeff Forsee and Fly Fisherman editor Ross Purnell with a 55-inch taimen from the Delger River.

The Beast from the Delger

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[This is an short excerpt from the feature story “The One Path” in the Feb.Mar. 2017 issue of Fly Fisherman…. more »

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 Rio Grande Sea Run Brown Trout

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There are many places in the world where the fishing isn’t nearly as good as it used to be. Most… more »

Fly Fishing Team USA

Fly Fishing Team USA Takes Bronze

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Whether you loathe or admire the idea of competitive fly fishing, you’ve got to be impressed with Fly Fishing Team… more »

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Olympic Pole Vaulter May be the Perfect Fishing Partner

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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 »

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