Skip to main content
Somewhere in the pool there is a big fish—a fish big enough to pop a 6-pound tippet with a singleGravel Mining the Pitt River

Gravel Mining the Pitt River

Somewhere in the pool there is a big fish — a fish big enough to pop a 6-pound tippet

Mark Hume

 Dry for decades, the 3.2-mile Searsburg Bypass below Searsburg Reservoir has been rewatered andThe New Deerfield River

The New Deerfield River

Dry for decades, the 3.2-mile Searsburg Bypass below Searsburg Reservoir has been rewatered

Tom Keer

 Longer, drag-free drifts allow you to cover more water and allow more fish to see yourExtending Your Drag Free Drifts

Extending Your Drag Free Drifts

Longer, drag-free drifts allow you to cover more water and allow more fish to see your

Curt Trout

 Illustration: Al Hassall

When I eventually write a book about my life as a fly fisher, I'll callGreenleaf State Park

Greenleaf State Park

Illustration: Al Hassall When I eventually write a book about my life as a fly fisher, I'll

Dave Whitlock

A baitfish pattern that can be tied to imitate any baitfish that swims at any depth; The Whitlock Sheep Minnow.Tying the Whitlock Sheep Minnow

Tying the Whitlock Sheep Minnow

A baitfish pattern that can be tied to imitate any baitfish that swims at any depth; The

Dave Whitlock

 Anglers like guide and author Jude Duran (with a San Juan River rainbow) carry flies to imitateMatching the Midge Hatch

Matching the Midge Hatch

Anglers like guide and author Jude Duran (with a San Juan River rainbow) carry flies to

Jude Duran



Your rod, reel, and line are important, but putting it all together and making it workFly Fishing Setup

Fly Fishing Setup

Your rod, reel, and line are important, but putting it all together and making it work

Fly Fisherman


He arrived at a gentle bend in the river, the glassy smooth surface cloaking a deceptively strongSouth Holston River Hatches

South Holston River Hatches

He arrived at a gentle bend in the river, the glassy smooth surface cloaking a deceptively

James Buice

 Photo: Greg Mcdermid
Where I first learned to fly fish, everyone said, Midge For Trout

Midge For Trout

Photo: Greg Mcdermid Where I first learned to fly fish, everyone said, "Big flies catch big

Ross Purnell, Editor

 Photo: Larry Tullis
We know that trout feed subsurface most of the time. In streams and lakes muchBounce Nymphing

Bounce Nymphing

Photo: Larry Tullis We know that trout feed subsurface most of the time. In streams and lakes

Larry Tullis

 Photo: David Seigfried

Fly Fishing knots don't have to be a roadblock on your way to fly-fishingFly Fishing Knots: Knot a Problem

Fly Fishing Knots: Knot a Problem

Photo: David Seigfried Fly Fishing knots don't have to be a roadblock on your way to

Fly Fisherman

Olympic National Park; Washington's year-round fly-fishing paradiseOlympic National Park

Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park; Washington's year-round fly-fishing paradise

Doug Rose

Advertisement
Magazine Cover

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Digital Now Included!

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE

Buy Digital Single Issues

Don't miss an issue.
Buy single digital issue for your phone or tablet.

Buy Single Digital Issue on the Fly Fisherman App

Other Magazines

Special Interest Magazines

See All Special Interest Magazines

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Get the top Fly Fisherman stories delivered right to your inbox.

Phone Icon

Get Digital Access.

All Fly Fisherman subscribers now have digital access to their magazine content. This means you have the option to read your magazine on most popular phones and tablets.

To get started, click the link below to visit mymagnow.com and learn how to access your digital magazine.

Get Digital Access

Not a Subscriber?
Subscribe Now