The River Is Full Of Want

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By Louis Cahill "I DON'T DESERVE THAT FISH. I DON'T DESERVE THIS DAY ON THIS BEAUTIFUL RIVER. I DON'T DESERVE TO FISH WITH THESE GOOD MEN." I wade out into the rushing water of the Dean, farther than I should. The cold of the water grabs me...

Improve Your Casting With A Dog

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A good dog can help you catch more fish. Most anglers never pick up a fly rod, other than to fish, but making time for consistent and effective casting practice makes a huge difference in your performance on the water. Even anglers who understand this, struggle...

Regarding The River

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WHAT CAN I TELL YOU ABOUT HER? THE ONE THAT I LOVE. The one with whom I have left my heart. Dark and lovely. Moody and sullen, she gives little away. Sometimes capricious, never predictable, she keeps me in wonder, in awe. She keeps me for...

Getting Started In Saltwater Fly Fishing

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By Owen Plair Saltwater Fly fishing is sort of like the X-Games of Fly Fishing. Not only are you catching bigger fish in saltwater but the fish that you are targeting fight a hell of a lot harder than most freshwater fish! Whether it's a 150 lb...

Trophy Flies

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By Justin Pickett AS FISHERMEN, AND FISHERWOMEN, WE ALL KNOW THE URGE TO GET THAT ALL-TOO-COVETED PHOTO OF OUR LATEST AND GREATEST CATCH. THE “GRIP N’ GRIN.” THE “KLEWEIN.” THE “LIP GRIP.” THE “LAP DANCE." Call it what you want, it’s not always possible. Whether it...