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World’s Top 13 Pike Flies

by Matt Straw 7

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


Fly Fishing Tricks and Tips From The Experts

by Jay Nichols 3

Check out these great fly fishing tricks and tips!


Fly Tying Petrella’s Green Drake

by Capt. Tony Petrella 0

Like the quiet murmurings between members of a secret society, a knowing look and softly spoken “the Drakes are on”… more »


Fly Tying Dubbing Loops

by Charlie Craven 0

One of the great benefits of fly tying for an audience is the huge variety of questions I receive. I’ve… more »

Charlie Craven

Monofilament Weed Guard By Charlie Craven

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 »

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