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Fly Tying Tips

Fly Tying Tips

by Charlie Craven 1

As a longtime commercial fly tier, I’m used to people marveling about how fast I can tie flies. Truth is,… more »

Fly Fishing for Smallmouth Bass

Fly Fishing for Smallmouth Bass

by Dave and Emily Whitlock 2

  One of my great fly-fishing pleasures is bugging for smallmouth along the shores of a beautiful lake. I don’t… more »

Fly Casting

Fly Casting

by Barny Wong 0

The dreaded tailing loop is a common casting fault that visits all fly casting anglers one time or another—often when… more »

20 Fly Tying Tips

Goddard’s 20 Fly Tying Tips

by D. L. Goddard 0

Manual dexterity, fly-tying techniques, and skill come from observation and lots of practice. Good fly design comes from imagination and… more »

Steelhead and salmon are anadromous which means they hatch in fresh water, the young migrate to the ocean or a large lake where they grow to maturity; then the adult fish return to freshwater rivers and streams to spawn and the salmon die. Ross Purnell Photo

Fly Fishing Steelhead and Salmon

by Fly Fisherman 21

How to catch the fish of a lifetime fly fishing steelhead and salmon     Steelhead and salmon are anadromous… more »

Fly Casting

Fly Casting

by Fly Fisherman 0

Fly Rod Casting: Flex A fly rod is designed to flex, and it is this flex that should benefit the… more »

Fly Fishing For Bass

Fly Fishing For Bass

by Fly Fisherman 0

  Smallmouth and largemouth bass might be America’s most popular gamefish—and for good reason. These hardy, stocky predators smash lures… more »


Tenkara Fly Fishing

by Jessica Mcglothlin 1

“Fish learn from history,” Yvon Chouinard observed, looking out the window at an Idaho sunrise. He referenced the notoriously difficult… more »


Fly Fishing Tackle Checklist

by Ross Purnell, Editor 1

Fly fishing is a beautiful, deeply involved outdoor pursuit built on a framework of craft (fly tying), science (understanding, appreciating,… 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 »

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