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Nano Resin

by Ross Purnell, Editor 5

New nano-resin adopted by St. Croix, G.Loomis, and others     The biggest improvement to fly rods in 2011 is… more »

Fly Fishing for Muskie

Fly Fishing for Muskie

by Rick Kustich 7

Big water, big flies, and a top-of-the-food-chain predator push the limits of fly-fishing sanity The image of the big white… more »

The author took this Trinity River hen steelhead on an orange Psycho Prince, but purple may be the most popular color among steelheaders. Photo Mike Mercer

Psycho Prince

by Mike Mercer 5

Getting crazy with an all-time classic     If I had to choose one fly to use for trout anywhere… more »

Avalon Permit Fly

Avalon Permit Fly

by Hans Van Klinken 20

Secret ingredient to a Cuba grand slam     I recently caught my first saltwater grand slam—a permit, tarpon, and… more »

Great Lakes Brown Trout

Great Lakes Brown Trout

by Matthew Supinski 1

Hunting trophy browns on Great Lakes tributaries     The November gale came off Lake Ontario and pounded the shore… more »

How to Wade In Water

How to Wade In Water

by Ross Purnell, Editor 2

Keep upright and protect your home waters at the same time     River bottoms are treacherous terrains. At best… more »


B.C.’s Best Dry-Fly Fishing

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

Just north of the Canada/U.S. border, about three hours from Spokane, Washington, is perhaps the best-kept trout secret in North… more »

Drift Nymphs

How to Drift Nymphs

by Bob Reynolds 8

Stop your nymphs from doing the backstroke       If you’re like most fly fishers, you probably imagine that… more »

On both the lower and middle Provo, early spring midge fishing provides solitude and dependable dry-fly action. Adam barker photo

Trout Fishing In Utah

by Geoff Mueller 5

Ski, snowboard, and fish adventures near Salt Lake City     While most of us are still hunkered in our… more »

Sacramento River

Lower Sacramento River

by John Gantner and Michael Caranci 12

Big water, big rewards     At a time when many great trout rivers suffer from sagging fish populations and… more »

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