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The Totoaba

by Jonathan Wright

Ah, November.  That time of year where American fishermen — outside of tailwater trout bums and winter steelhead junkies —… more »

Snake River Salmonids

New Plan for the Snake River Salmonids

by Jonathan Wright

Federal fisheries managers recently unveiled a comprehensive plan to restore runs of Salmon and Steelhead in the Snake river drainage… more »

NY Salmon Poaching Bust

NY Salmon Poaching Bust!

by Jonathan Wright

On Wednesday, November 2, law enforcement officials made a midnight bust of a massive poaching infraction on one of New… more »

Shoshone River Sediment Spill

Shoshone River Sediment Spill

by Jonathan Wright

Another major man-made river disaster has occurred in the greater Yellowstone region, this time on the Shoshone River near Cody,… more »

stream map

United States Stream Map

by Jonathan Wright

A fantastic new US stream map of the entire stream system in the continental United States has been released on… more »

Peter Berntsen

Peter Berntsen Fundraiser

by Jonathan Wright

The Fly Fishing industry is known for environmental advocacy, a mindset that is an outgrowth of historical conservation.  Social media… more »


Your hottest day ever

by Jonathan Wright

It recently occurred to me that I’m coming up on  a major milestone as a fly fisherman.  I’m pretty sure… more »

Best Panfish Flies

DEADLY Panfish Flies!

by Skip Morris

Nothing puts the sizzle back in that poor overworked adjective “fun” better than fly fishing for the freshwater pan-fishes of… more »


Winds Of Change

by Ross Purnell, Editor

There are many places in the world where the fishing isn’t nearly as good as it used to be. Most… more »

Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Folly?

by Fly Fisherman

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has become embroiled in a controversy surrounding a proposed eco-resort in Belize that he is involved in… more »

Best Carp Flies

The 15 Best Carp Flies

by Jay Zimmerman

It is difficult to stereotype an intelligent species. Carp have a longer memory and a better ability to learn than… more »

Tying flies with Michael Pepi

The Lollapalooza of Fly Fishing

by Jacqueline Law

The story of a fly-fishing Hipcamp at Clear Creek, California I’m  a senior majoring in biology at Millersville University, in Pennsylvania,… more »

Fly Fishing Team USA

Fly Fishing Team USA Takes Bronze

by Ross Purnell, Editor

Whether you loathe or admire the idea of competitive fly fishing, you’ve got to be impressed with Fly Fishing Team… more »

Fly Fishing Adventurer

Chasing Dragons

by Oliver White

Every failure is one step closer to success Guides in the Bahamas are genetically coded with an internal GPS—I have… more »

Water Boatman Fly

Tim’s Water Boatman

by Charlie Craven

Catching big ’bows doesn’t have to be complicated Stillwater fishing has become more and more popular here in Colorado over… more »

Fly Fishing Alligator Gar


by Jonathan Wright

They’ve been waiting millions of years for this opportunity. Armored giants twice the size of a man, with rows of… more »


A Propensity for Density

by George Daniel

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 »


Kid Casting Champ : Maxine McCormick

by Jonathan Wright

In 1951, an world championship in outdoor sports was won by a young woman competing as an amateur against an… more »

Fly Fishing Iceland

Trolls, Elves, & Salmon

by Ross Purnell, Editor

Mythical creatures that actually do exist in Iceland Oli and I stood on the cliff top and scanned the beryl… more »


California Striped Bass, Black Bass, and Salmon Concerns

by Jonathan Wright

In an upcoming vote on regulation of Striped and Black Bass that will affect California’s Central Valley drainages and Delta… more »