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Hardy Releases 2019 Limited Edition Reels

Hardy has announced the release of a series of Limited Edition Trout Perfects reels, which feature original artwork by world-famous artist and angler Charles Jardine. Read more in the press release below. Hardy Releases 2019 Limited Edition Reels From Hardy: Hardy®, the iconic fly fishing rod and reel company, announces the release of Limited Edition Trout...

BTT Journal Fall 2019

From flats conservation and restoring Florida’s bonefish population, to profiles of Stu Apte and Billy Pate, find great reads in the new issue of The Bonefish & Tarpon Trust Journal. Read online here.

Casting for Recovery Adds BUFF® as a 2020 National Sponsor

Casting for Recovery and Buff, Inc. have announced the expansion of their partnership to include a customized BUFF collection of which ten percent of gross sales will benefit CfR and Buff, Inc. will be recognized as a National Sponsor going into 2020.

Mastering a Figure Eight Retrieve

“The elusive musky’s tendency to follow flies to the boat without striking is part of what makes them so frustratingly elusive and captivating,” writes Matthew Reilly. “To combat this habit, Esox anglers regularly employ a boatside technique known as the figure-eight to convert those following fish into hooked and, hopefully, bagged fish. Knowing...

Podcast Episode: Tucker Malarkey Talks New Book “Stronghold”

In a recent episode of The Fly Fishing Consultant podcast, guest Tucker Malarkey joins host Rob Snowhite to talk about her new book, Stronghold. Malarkey “grew up fly fishing, studied Sovietology, and has traveled to Russia numerous times. Stronghold is her first major work of non-fiction. Rob and Tucker discuss her cousin Guido Rahr and why she...

Video Hatch: “Colorado Small Stream Fly Fishing”

The new film from Todd Moen features fly fishing in the heart of the Rocky Mountain high country near the Taylor River Lodge. Via Catch Magazine.

Russell Chatham Passes

Famed landscape artist, angler, and writer Russell Chatham died Sunday, November 10, in California.  The San Francisco Chronicle published this about the artist, noting: "For the past few years he had been living in Point Reyes Station. He was painting and fishing and at work on a memoir about fishing on San Francisco Bay titled 'Tide, Wind and Fog.'"...

Podcast Episode: Russ Lumpkin on The Itinerant Angler Podcast

Russ Lumpkin is the first guest of the newest season of The Itinerant Angler Podcast. Listen to a great conversation on writing in the fly fishing and sporting world. “Russ Lumpkin has filled almost every role in magazines there is to fill. Over a twenty-plus year career, he worked his way into the editor’s chair of the longest-lasting and arguably most...

Podcast Episode: Fishpond’s Johnny Le Coq on The Barbless Podcast

In this episode of the Barbless Podcast, hosts Chad Alderson and Nick Hanna “sit down with Fishpond CEO Johnny Le Coq to talk about his background in photography, his product design process and a whole lot more.” Listen here.

Video Hatch: “Articulated Micro-Spine Bugger Changer”

Take the classic Woolly Bugger to the next level in this tying tutorial from Flymen Fishing Company. “While the original Woolly Bugger gets its movement in the water from the undulation of its marabou and hackle body materials, the Bugger Changer combines this body material undulation with lifelike articulation, made possible at this micro scale with the...