You May Be Killing Steelhead And Not Even Know It

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STEELHEADERS ARE GENERALLY PRETTY SERIOUS ABOUT CATCH-AND-RELEASE, BUT IT'S LIKELY THAT MANY ARE MORTALLY WOUNDING FISH WITHOUT EVER KNOWING IT. There are few species of fish as vulnerable as wild steelhead. These fish are beset on all sides by threats both natural and man-made. With their...



Small Stream, Big Reward

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By Jason Tucker Spring has sprung, and if you listen closely you can hear the rumble of fly anglers prepping their gear for trout fishing. Trout seasons will be opening very soon if not already. We’re all looking forward to warmer temps, fly hatches, and trout looking...



Buying A Fly Rod For The Young Beginner

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By Justin Pickett Bicycles, Red Ryders, footballs, and Barbie dolls. These are among the many things that get scribbled onto Christmas lists this time of year in hopes of finding them beneath the tree on the 25th morning of December. Easy enough. A trip to the...



Surviving The Worst In Cold Weather

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With brutal cold weather pounding much of the trout water in the US, it’s worth taking a minute to think about safety. Living in the south, life threatening cold weather conditions are not often a concern, but even here in Georgia, you can find yourself in...



8 Tips For Retrieving The Fly When Bonefishing

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By Louis Cahill You’ve spotted the bonefish and made the perfect cast, what now? The retrieve is where the magic happens. It’s your sales pitch to the fish and if you want to seal the deal you have to make that fly act like food. It’s a...