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Why an Emerger Is Almost Always a Better Bet Than an Adult

The secret to successfully fishing an insect hatch often...

"Unique Flies I Use"

I was solo poling my skiff from the bow. The flat was...

Companies Give In to International Fly Pattern Authority (April Fool's)

In mid-March, when the International Fly Pattern Authority...

"Sol Duc Spey"

When Syd Glasso began tying his first steelhead versions of...

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Inside the Box: Great Lakes Carp

This week we sit down with Kevin Morlock, Steve Martinez and Austin Adduci of Indigo Guide Service.  With some 3...

Inside the Box: Jerry Darkes

Last week I sat down with author, guide and lifelong big water angler Jerry Darkes. Over a few beers at my favorite pub...

Selecting Flies: Trigger Mechanisms, Masking Hatches, and Drag

Anglers who wish to tie or purchase the best fish-catching flies need to understand trigger mechanisms. A trigger...

Where Have All the Hippie Stompers Gone?

Need another fly pattern for your bulging box of favorites? After repeatedly overhearing a pair of guide pals, and then...

"The History of Fly-Fishing in Fifty Flies:" The Royal Coachman

The Royal Coachman Year: 1878                    Fly Tyer: John Haily               ...

Innovators: Enrico Puglisi

Ask around about Enrico Puglisi, and you’ll quickly learn that he’s considered somewhat of a fly...

How to Tie the Headstand

In fly-fishing circles, Lance Egan may be better known as a competitive fly fisherman than for his skill at the tying...

DVD Review: "Warmwater Fly Tying" and "Saltwater Fly Tying"

The first time I saw Charlie Craven tie was at his shop, Charlie’s Fly Box, in Arvada, CO. Several years ago on that...