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Stripers Love Squid In The Rips

by John Field 0

The scene of jumping squid and striped bass recurs in my imagination when I’m off the water, and has kept… more »

Trout use shadow edges to conceal themselves and feed, just as they would in a transition seam from slow to fast water. Joe Mahelr illustration

Hunting Trout in the Shadows

by Ross Purnell, Editor 2

Trout use shadows for concealment and for feeding, and it’s a particularly important feature on small streams with large trout…. 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 »


Tying With Marabou

by Fly Fisherman 0

  Tying with marabou is one of the most beautiful, useful natural materials available to fly tiers. Use it to… more »

RIO's Perception trout line has a new low-stretch core that makes casting, mending, and lifting more efficient.

Perception: RIO Solves the Low-Stretch Riddle

by Ross Purnell, Editor 1

RIO’s new flagship trout line has made a core change, both figuratively and literally. The Perception trout line ($89,… more »

Dean River Chinook salmon

Date with a King Salmon

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

The last “real” Chinook salmon I caught were on the Alagnak River in the late 1990s. They were chrome fish… more »


Tube Flies For Steelhead

by Jay Nichols 1

By: Jay Nichols Tube flies—flies tied on metal or plastic tubes rather than the shank of a hook—have been around since… more »


Fishing Tips: Getting Kids Hooked On Fly Fishing

by Tom Rosenbauer 1

Passionate fly fishers dream of having their kids turn into their best fishing buddies. It often doesn’t happen at all,… more »


Fly Casting: Overcoming the Tailing Loop

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 »


My ‘Secret’ Fly Line

by Dave and Emily Whitlock 2

Photos, and illustrations by: Dave & Emily Whitlock The sight of a fly line in the air or on or below… more »

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