Umpqua Mini Lt Fly Boxes

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By Bob Reece While some people love large fly boxes, others prefer a reduced footprint.  In acknowledgement of this, Umpqua has created their line of Mini UPG LT fly boxes.  These downsized homes for your flies are the perfect complement to their larger counterparts. For the time that...



3 Reasons Not To False Cast

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Most fly anglers do too much false casting. False casting is almost a nervous habit for many fly fishers. It’s also a bad habit. Excessive false casting is not only unnecessary, it will cost you fish. Although I’m thinking specifically about saltwater fly fishing, the same...



Sunday Classic / Respect Thy Tarpon Guide

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I respect tarpon guides a great deal. As a trout guide, I run into many of the same struggles they do on the water, but tarpon guides have to deal with managing them at the extreme level. They spend their days on the water guiding in...



Saturday Shoutout / Rosenbauer Bares All

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If you think you know Tom Rosenbauer, you need to hear this podcast. Tom is an icon in the world of fly fishing. It’s hard to think of anyone who has done more to introduce new anglers to the sport. We all listen to his Orvis...



Making A Rattan Fly Rod Grip, Part 2: Video

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Here’s a second great video on making a rattan grip for your fly rod. Hopefully your rattan grip project is coming along. In this video Matt Draft, of Proof Fly Fishing, will show you how to put the finishing touches on your rattan grip that really...