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Tippets: Understanding Fly Lines, Interview with DUN’s Jen Ripple

In this episode of “Getting Started in Fly Fishing,” Brian Flechsig of Mad River Outiffters in Columbus, Ohio, outlines choosing the right line for your gear set-up and fly-fishing conditions. “Do you want a floating line or a sinking line? … more

RIO Amateur Fly Fishing Film Award Winner Announced

RIO has announced the winner of their second annual Amateur Fly Fishing Film Awards. Meris McHaney took away the grand prize for 2018 with her film “Lucky.” Read more in the press release below.

Off the Grid Studios Launches The Scorpion Trilogy

Off the Grid Studios, in conjunction with Orvis, has announced the first public release of the fly fishing film “Corazón.” To mark the occasion, Off the Grid Studios will make the three films in “The Scorpion Trilogy” available to view freely online at …

Tippets: Kings of Alaska’s Frontier, Elk River Restoration, NOAA and the Endangered Species Act

Alaska’s Yukon River is home to the longest salmon run in the world. However, in recent years the numbers of salmon has been on the decline. Adam Weymouth traveled four months along the Yukon, following the salmon’s journey.  “The king … more

Books »

  • Fly Fishing for Steelhead
    “Born Again”

    What happens when you wake up one day and you realize that you just aren’t as motivated to get up and go fishing as you once were? Do you just chalk it up to being older and busier?

Flies »

People »

  • Lefty Kreh Tribute
    Lefty: Fly Fishing’s Moonshot Pilot

    When we talk about generational changes in fly fishing, and particularly about the irreplaceable and irrepressible personalities who helped ensure the emergence of fly fishing as a popular sport and expanded its influence, Lefty Kreh will be at the top of any list.

Techniques »

  • “I Can See Clearly Now”

    "This is the kind of fly fishing I did as a boy in Southern California, and the tiny, gentle waves felt good as they broke around my calves."