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How to Tie the Smoke Jumper

Matt Grobert shows how to tie the Smoke Jumper in this week’s featured fly tying video.   It can be tied in a variety of sizes and colors to match emerging mayflies and midges.

Simms and Jeff Currier Join Forces

Simms has signed on globetrotting angler, artist and author Jeff Currier to their team. “Jeff Currier’s passion for exploring the world’s waters and preserving critical habitat is second-to-none,” says K.C. Walsh, Simms President. “Everyone is excited that Jeff has joined … more

World Fishing Journal: The Orvis Guide Rendezvous

The 2014 gathering marked the 28th year of the Orvis Guide Rendezvous. Open to all guides, not just those endorsed by Orvis, the event includes competitions, presentations and workshops focused on helping fly fishing guides in their profession. In a … more

New Fly Fishing Books

Flyfisher’s Guide to Eastern Trophy Tailwaters by Tom Gilmore is a book with detailed information on fishing waters such as the Upper Connecticut, Deerfield, Housatonic, Gunpowder, South Holston, Watauga, Tuckasegee, Chattahoochee and more. It contains everything from regulations and river characteristics, … more

Techniques »

  • Fly Fishing for Carp
    Rereading Water

    Revisiting old water is like rereading a manuscript: you start with innocence and discover things you never saw the first time around.

Travel »

  • fly fishing for bonefish
    “Against the Drag”

    "I’ve spent three days waiting out a cold front brought on by the tail end of a big system moving up the East Coast. I’ll have an incoming tide and am already visualizing a push of fish and glistening tails. I am drawn to extreme locales."