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Spine Of The Rod

Spine Of The Rod

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

  John Ange finds and marks the spine of every rod section produced in the Thomas & Thomas factory in… more »

Oliver White ties his arapaima flies with Owner Aki 8/0 hooks. Jim Klug photo

Big Flies for (Really) Big Fish

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

Tying arapaima flies with Oliver White and guide Shun Alvin When I came back from Guyana and showed friends and… more »

Still photo from the BBC series Blue Planet II.

Giant Trevally Eating Terns

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

When I wrote the story “Freaky Farquhar” in the Aug-Sep 2016 issue of FLY FISHERMAN, my introduction focused on the… more »

Beth Sweeting photo

The Hidden Honey Holes of Guyana

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

The fishing in Rewa, Guyana, is spectacular—you’re hunting the biggest scaled freshwater fish in the world, and they are often in… more »

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 »

Verta Anne Dorseth photo

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

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

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

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

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

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

[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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