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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 »


World’s Top 13 Pike Flies

by Matt Straw 10

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

Spey Tips for 2018

Top Spey Lines for 2018

by Jerry Darkes 0

Skagit Scout  Available in grain weights from 150 to 480, and in lengths of 13.5′ to 18.5’, the ultra-short Skagit… more »

Best New Fly Fishing Vests of 2018

Best New Fly Fishing Vests of 2018

by Brian Irwin 0

Redington First Run  This mesh fishing vest is the perfect solution for hot days, or as an affordable, well-designed starter… more »


When To Weight The Tippet

by George Daniel 0

When to weight the tippet, not your flies We’re living in a time when compromise is becoming harder to find between opposing views…. more » photo

Modify your fly leader to meet changing conditions

by George Kesel 0

Modify your leader to meet changing conditions I believe leaders are the most misunderstood pieces of equipment in a fly… more »


2016 Father’s Day Gift Guide

by Fly Fisherman 0

Fenwick Fenglass: $200-$250 Fenwick is often thought of as the brand that introduced graphite rods to the world, but the company… more »

Fly fishing Boca Paila Mexico

Best New Saltwater Fly Fishing Gear

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

A common belief is that soldiers of the Roman Republic were paid not in gold or silver coins but in… more »

Best Drift Boats

Best Drift Boats

by Fly Fisherman 0

A drift boat may be the most expensive piece of fly-fishing equipment you buy this decade. Like choosing a spouse,… more »

Mark Engler on Vallecito Reservoir, Colorado

Mark Engler: The Man Who Created the WD-40

by Ross Purnell, Editor 3

On his own time, Mark Engler is a pike hunter, but he’s best known as one of the top guides at… more »

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