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New World Record Carp

New Line-Class World Record Carp

by Jonathan Wright

L’enfant Terrible of American fly fishing has struck again, and this time it’s with a potential line-class world record carp…. more »


Quietly Awesome

by Jessica McGlothlin

  Nestled amid the rolling national forests of the Rocky Mountains and not far from the edge of the Great… more »


Orvis Ultralight Jacket

by Ross Purnell, Editor

  In November I packed the new-for-2018 Orvis Ultralight Wading Jacket ($250, as part of my luggage for a… more »


Cichla Temensis

by Ross Purnell, Editor

Centuries ago, Amazonia natives learned to catch their most revered and desired fish without using bait. They may well be… more »


Clean the Dream

by Jonathan Wright

Is your favorite water looking a little hammered lately?  Seeing some disposable plastic bottles or jerky packaging floating in a… more »


Altitude Sickness

by Landon Mayer

If you love the hunt for native fish high in the Rockies, you tie flies all winter in anticipation of… more »


Far Cry 5 — The Best Fly-Fishing Simulator Yet

by Ross Purnell, Editor

Fly-fishing simulators over the past 15 years have mostly sucked, possibly because they were made by guys who love to… more »


The Bonefish Migration Along Abaco Island

by Oliver White

The best thing about a life lived outdoors is the opportunity to experience moments of greatness in nature. These are… more »


Who Is Next?

by Fly Fisherman

Sandy Moret 2018 Conservationist of the Year In 1981 Moret was the first president of the Everglades Protection Association, which… more »


Canadian Stripers Slam Salmon

by Jonathan Wright

In a rare report of species population increase, Striped Bass have rebounded with a 300% expansion in numbers off the… more »


2018 Father’s Day Gift Guide

by Fly Fisherman

  Hardy® Ultralite MTX Reel The Hardy Ultralite MTX is their first fly reel to feature a Hybrid Carbon fiber alloy main… more »


America's Most Endangered Rivers

by Jonathan Wright

The 2018 America’s Most Endangered Rivers list has just been released, and as usual, the results are both shocking and… more »


Dubai on the Fly

by Sarah Grigg

When Captain Nick Bowles’s girlfriend (now wife) left their farming community in South Africa to take a job with Emirates… more »


Delisting Endangered Humpback Chub

by Jonathan Wright

The Humpback Chub, one of the original species included for protection under the Endangered Species Act in 1967, has been… more »

Main Arctic Charr

Maine’s Arctic Char Endangered

by Jonathan Wright

An endangered Arctic Char in Maine is under threat from invasive Smelt in its home water, and resource managers are… more »


Smooth Operators

by Lefty Kreh & Ed Jaworowski

Many anglers do not like casting weighted lines or flies, but that’s simply because they’re using conventional casting techniques. It’s… more »

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Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge

by Fly Fisherman

Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge offers one of the most exclusive fly fishing trips in the wildest of places. Located on… more »

Chicken, the Book

Super Chickens

by Jonathan Wright

Fly fishing is discriminatory. This statement can be taken at face value: “For the discriminating angler, etc…”, has been a… more »

Lefty Kreh

Lefty: A Remembrance | John Randolph, Publisher Emeritus

by John Randolph

Just fifty years ago the sport of fly fishing was a somewhat reclusive society reserved, it seemed, for a few… more »

Lefty Kreh Dies

A Tribute to Lefty Kreh | written by friend Flip Pallot

by Flip Pallot

Lefty Kreh passed away March 14, 2018.  The tribute below was written by longtime friend and fishing partner Flip Pallot… more »