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World’s Top 13 Pike Flies

by Matt Straw 0

Pike live in a green chiaroscuro. Their own green coloration adds to the effect while hiding them perfectly. Pike, therefore,… more »


Expert Fly Fising Tricks and Tips

by Jay Nichols 0

Check out these great fly fishing tips and tricks!

Charlie Craven

Charlie Craven’s Monofilament Weed Guard

by Ross Purnell, Editor 1

A good monofilament weed guard helps your popper, diver, or slider work through weed beds, water lily, and cattails where… more »


Saltwater Tubes

by Tom Rosenbauer 0

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


Fly Tying Bever’s Better Buckskin

by Charlie Craven 0

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 1

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


Fly Tying Bob Quigley’s Splitsville Caddis

by Jonny King 0

As varied and versatile as they are, his patterns all share the same unique combination of beauty and pragmatism, refinement… more »


B.C.’s Best Dry-Fly Fishing

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

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 0

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


Yellowstone Caddis Hatch Surprise

by Nate Schweber 0

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

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