Category Archives: History
“In fly fishing, as in sex, the truth about respective skills cannot be hidden.” Federation of Fly Fishers Conclave returns to West Yellowstone August 31. John Soltes reviews “Rivers of a Lost Coast” for Hollywood Soapbox, calling it enthralling but …
Tom offers a couple of casting tips and advice on fishing crowded trout streams and detecting nymph strikes before delving into fly-fishing history (“in a nutshell”). “These early fly fishers used really long, limber rods and just a leader. There … more
Field and Stream‘s Joe Cermele teamed up with John Frazier, the new editor of Fly Fishing in Saltwaters, to film legendary bonefish guide Ansil Saunders during a recent outing at the in Bimini Big Game Club.
Among the gems from the IGFA video library is this video from before the days of graphite fly rods and poling platforms. Stu Apte, who contributed as much as anyone else to the techniques of fighting large fish on fly …
Former southwest Florida guide turned author (Doc Ford suspense/thriller novels) turned restaurant owner Randy Wayne White decided it was time to set the record straight on where the sport of tarpon fishing first took root. “Much of the knowledge of this … more
Casting legend Cliff Netherton, who celebrated his 100th birthday earlier this year, died at his Virginia home on December 5. An email from the American Casting Association, of which he was once president, summed up Netherton’s accompishments and contributions to … more