Fishing In A Crowd Of Your Choosing

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By David Grossman Solitude is one of those ideals we all tout when asked the question, why we fish. I plan, barter, and beg sometimes for weeks just to realize a few hours of it. But when it comes to being a better fisherman, solitude might...



The Ring of Fire

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“For every species, anywhere in the world, there’s a ring of fire…” - Oliver White. Oliver stopped by for dinner during the January Bonefish School at Bair’s Lodge this year, and it didn’t take long for the conversation to turn to his angling adventures around the...



Build Your Own Fly Rod: DIY Video 7

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THAT NEW DIY FLY ROD IS JUST ABOUT READY TO FISH. In this, the last video of the series, Matt Draft, of Proof Fly Fishing, shows you how to fix some common problems that happen when building a rod. These helpful techniques will ensure that your...



Improving Fly Tying Efficiency  

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By Bob Reece Many beginner and novice tiers that I’ve talked to equate improved efficiency at the vise with rushing through the tying process. While applying the techniques below can speed up pattern creation, that result is not their sole purpose. The main focus...



Western Fly Guide for Eastern Anglers

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By Kent Klewein ARE YOU SITTING AT THE VISE DREAMING OF THAT BIG TRIP OUT WEST THIS SUMMER? I get asked all the time by eastern fly anglers heading out west for the first time, what fly patterns they should stock up on before they leave. What...