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Warmwater

Snakebit: How to Fly Fish for Snakeheads

“Fishzilla” got a bad reputation; snakeheads are world-class topwater gamefish. Here's where

Blane Chocklett

How to Present and Retrieve Crayfish Flies

Match the hatch to land bigger bronzebacks; from the article "Smallmouths a la Carte" in the

Jack Villwock

Muskie Hunter: How to Fly Fish for Muskies

Fly tackle and strategies to catch muskies in well under 10,000 casts.

Blane Chocklett

Dave Whitlock's "Nymphing for Bass"

Effective ways to fly fish for reluctant smallmouth and largemouth bass.

Dave Whitlock

Lessons from Fly-rod Bass Tournament Anglers

Tips for catching more largemouth bass on fly gear.

John G. Sherman

Trout

Fishing the Crooked River for Native Redband Rainbow Trout

Avoid the crowds on this downsized version of the Deschutes River.

Scott Linden

How Trout See (2022 Reboot)

Science shows how trout perceive our flies.

Don Stazicker

Finding a Sustainable Pathway for Mongolia Taimen

Mark Johnstad started Mongolia River Outfitters to stand up to unscrupulous anglers who were

April Vokey

In Praise of Mighty Whitey

The Rocky Mountain whitefish is a native fish that has more business in a Western river than

Tom Reed

How Trout See

Comprehending the visual capabilities of the trout provides a better understanding of why this

Gordon Byrnes, M.D.

Steelhead/Salmon

Deschutes River Set to Reopen to Steelhead Fishing

Conditions suggest there is hope for continued 2022 Deschutes steelheading beyond brief season

Glenn Zinkus

The Lonesome Larry Project

A teenager's crusade to save sockeye salmon.

Bob Mallard

It's Now or Never For the Columbia and Snake River Basin's Wild Steelhead

No one has ever seen such a tiny number of steelhead enter the Columbia Basin.

Rich Simms and Greg Fitz

News Brief: O.P. Steelhead Study Illustrates Need for Conservation Efforts

The research adds historical context that bolsters evidence of later, shorter, and smaller

Fly Fisherman Staff

Where Have All the Steelhead Gone?

Great Lakes catch rates are plummeting and anglers don't know why.

Karl Weixlmann

Other Fish Species

Snakebit: How to Fly Fish for Snakeheads

“Fishzilla” got a bad reputation; snakeheads are world-class topwater gamefish. Here's where

Blane Chocklett

Fly Fishing for the Once-Lowly Carp

How this "trash fish" went from garbage to the focus of the Golden Bones Tournament.

Patrick Burke

Giant, Native Fish Deserve Our Attention

There are many opportunities for fly fishers in the U.S. to chase exotics in or near our own

Blane Chocklett

Pond Life

A new look at sunfish flies, tackle, and tactics.

George Daniel

The Quest for the Golden Mahseer

Chasing ghosts with flies in the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan.

Oliver White

Saltwater

The Extraordinary Savagery of Atlantic Bluefish

If "Old Yellow Eyes" grew legs and walked down Main Street, we would all be in trouble.

Ed Mitchell

Chasing Bahamian Cubera Snapper with Fly Rods

Every fly-fishing failure is one step closer to success.

Oliver White

The Billfish Royal Slam on the Fly

Jeremy Block's fly fishing saltwater slam took him around the world.

Alex Ford

News Brief: Bonefish & Tarpon Trust Pledges Money for Permit Spawning Research

Non-profit will donate $600,000 to FWC for research in the Lower Florida Keys over three years.

Fly Fisherman Staff

Fly Fishing for San Diego's Mako Sharks

Catch-and-release fishing for the ultimate predator.

John Barr

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