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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 »

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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 »

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Deadline For Nominations is Approaching

by Fly Fisherman

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

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Henry’s Fork Public Access at Risk

by Jonathan Wright

A wrinkle in a legal document regarding state ownership of a legendary section of the Henry’s Fork on the Snake… more »

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Midges Drive Lake Health

by Jonathan Wright

Any tailwater trout fisherman worth this salt will tell you that midges are the go-to fly pattern — and the… more »

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Freshwater Permit

by Oliver White

Fernando, the charismatic and passionate host at Asunta Lodge, says that pacus are sometimes mistakenly referred to as “freshwater permit.”… more »

Learning-Trout-Rises

Rise Forms

by Tom Rosenbauer

The part of each rise visible above the surface can be a swirl, a splash, a complete jump into the… more »

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Steelhead Strategies

by John Larison

One of my favorite parts of guiding steelhead anglers has always been watching the glowing line swing across the blue… more »

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New 2018 Fly Fishing Gear

by Fly Fisherman

Just in case you missed it, here are some highlights from the Fly Fisherman Gear Guide 2018. If you’re curious… more »