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Walking on Water

It has been said that fly fishing is much like...

Smaller and Quieter Can Be Better, Part II: No Hatch

As often as tiny flies are right for matching hatches, they...

George Daniel: Nymphing Techniques

Smaller and Quieter Can Be Better, Part I: Trout Streams and Hatches

I’ve noticed a theme among new and once-in-a-while fly...

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Lakes: Learning to Read Again

Question: I am so used to fishing for trout in rivers and streams, and I’ve figured out where they hide. . . but I am...

Is There a Secret to Untangling Knots?

Have a question you want answered? Email it to us at [email protected] Question: You’ve written several pieces...

"Where Should I Take a Beginner Out West?"

Have a question you want answered? Email it to us at [email protected] Question: I am looking for a recommendation...

"The Thoughtful Robot"

How efficient is Michigan guide and tier Russ Maddin? Pretty darn efficient. Ask to see his fly box and he'll dangle a...

Reading the Water

SOME WATER that is easily fished during a hatch is tough to blind-fish with consistent success. Stream reading is a...

Unheralded Fly-Fishing Destinations

Have a question you want answered? Email it to us at [email protected] Question: What do you think is the coolest...

Writing the Rise

Fly fishing has been a source of literary inspiration since the days of Dame Juliana Berners, and over the years we've...

Ultimate Scapegoat: the Net Man

Once while fishing the famous Taylor River with my friend Will, he hooked into a real dandy of a fish. We had been...