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A decade and more ago, it seemed like new fly shops were popping up all over the country but in there more recent few years we've seen a retraction, with independent shops closing across the country from pennsylvania to Montana. Swimming Against the Fly Shop Tide

Swimming Against the Fly Shop Tide

A decade and more ago, it seemed like new fly shops were popping up all over the country but

Ross Purnell, Editor

Fishing was excellent on the upper Delaware River in 2011 with cold water, heavy hatches, and a summer of gorging trout.Delaware River Flows Extended

Delaware River Flows Extended

Fishing was excellent on the upper Delaware River in 2011 with cold water, heavy hatches, and

Ross Purnell, Editor

In the late 1980s Sage changed the world world of performance fly rods by introducing rods that were stiffer, faster, and with New Sage Rod Series Has New Technology, Old-School Feel

New Sage Rod Series Has New Technology, Old-School Feel

In the late 1980s Sage changed the world world of performance fly rods by introducing rods

Ross Purnell, Editor

Bob Quigley was one of the greatest tiers of his generation. He refined and shared the techniques (and the flies) that are now standard on difficult waters such as Hat Creek, Hot Creek, and the Fall River.Bob Quigley Passes

Bob Quigley Passes

Bob Quigley was one of the greatest tiers of his generation. He refined and shared the

Ross Purnell, Editor

A hatch-master's favorite hatches and his cutting-edge patters to solve them.California Super Hatches

California Super Hatches

A hatch-master's favorite hatches and his cutting-edge patters to solve them.

Bob Quigley

Some manufacturers actually went back and reformulated their products after the article revealed independent analysis of diameter and breaking strengths.Knot Breakthrough? Jack's 100-Percent Breaking Strength Knot

Knot Breakthrough? Jack's 100-Percent Breaking Strength Knot

Some manufacturers actually went back and reformulated their products after the article

Ross Purnell, Editor

Remember that you have to make sacrifices to catch a Great Lakes steelhead on a dry fly. Some days you may catch fewer fish.Great Lakes Steelhead On Dry Flies

Great Lakes Steelhead On Dry Flies

Remember that you have to make sacrifices to catch a Great Lakes steelhead on a dry fly. Some

Chris Hoffman



Backyard in Nowhere

Backyard in Nowhere: A Fly Fishing Western by Peter Christensen and MathisReview: Backyard in Nowhere

Review: Backyard in Nowhere

Backyard in Nowhere Backyard in Nowhere: A Fly Fishing Western by Peter Christensen and

Matthew Supinski

 Scientific studies so far have not revealed any signs of contamination of gamefish populations inClean Bill of Health After Gulf Coast Oil Spill

Clean Bill of Health After Gulf Coast Oil Spill

Scientific studies so far have not revealed any signs of contamination of gamefish

Ross Purnell, Editor

Watch the video for more details on the Bristol Bay region and on Rick Halford's out of the norm position on the Pebble mine.Pebble Mine Could Be Stopped By EPA

Pebble Mine Could Be Stopped By EPA

Watch the video for more details on the Bristol Bay region and on Rick Halford's out of the

Ross Purnell, Editor

Those of us who have experienced the excitement of hooking wild, stream smallmouth on a fly can't help but fantasize about catching trophy-sized smallmouth.Fly Fishing for Stream Smallmouth

Fly Fishing for Stream Smallmouth

Those of us who have experienced the excitement of hooking wild, stream smallmouth on a fly

Dave and Emily Whitlock

If you can tolerate the heat, the biggest Hill Country bass go berserk inhaling the hordes of big grasshoppers that cluster on the stream side grasses.Texas Hill Country Bass

Texas Hill Country Bass

If you can tolerate the heat, the biggest Hill Country bass go berserk inhaling the hordes of

Dave and Emily Whitlock

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