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Top 10 Fly Fishing Rod Manufacturers
A look at the best fly rods and fly fishing manufacturers as listed by the IGFA World Record Book. The top fly fishing rod makers include Sage, G Loomis, Thomas and Thomas, Orvis, Redington, Albright, Winston, Cabelas, Temple Fork, Bass Pro Shops and Shakespeare.
Which 10 Companies Make the Best Fly Reels?
Best Fly Reels - Top 10 fly reel makers as listed by the IGFA World Record Book.
How to Get Started Fly Fishing
How to fly fish. A general introduction to fly fishing, popular species and necessary gear.
Try These Nymphs on Opening Day
Nymphs are the best flies to use in the early days of trout season.
Why Are Sage Fly Fishing Rods So Great?
A closer look at Sage Fly Fishing Rods, known as one of the best fly rod makers in the world, used to set 75 world records in 2007 alone.
Top 10 Flies for Fly Fishing
A look at the Top 10 flies for fly fishing, as voted on by About readers.
Best Fly Fishing in Idaho
A look at the best Fly Fishing destinations in Idaho, from the north to the heart of Idaho on into the eastern Idaho border.
12 of the Best Fly Fishing Spots in the Western...
A collection of some of my favorites in the Western U.S., where I’ve fly fished the most over the years. I've included fisheries from Montana, Idaho, Colorado, Utah, Arizona, Oregon, Washington and California.
The Best Fly Fishing Spots in California
A look at the best fly fishing spots in California for saltwater and freshwater anglers.
At long last, American Anglers Win a Medal
Fly Fishing Team USA took the silver at the 2015 World Fly Fishing Championship in Bosnia-Herzegovina June 20.
Best Fishing Kayak - Ocean Kayak Prowler 15...
Product review of Trident Ocean Kayak Prowler 15 Angler Edition, one of the first sit-on-top kayaks made specifically for fishermen.
Coleman Sunrise Point 8-Person Tent Review
A first hand product review and test of the Coleman Sunrise Point 8-Person Tent for family fishermen and outdoorsman.
Product Review: White River Float Tube
Product review of White River's round and open-front float tubes for fly fishing.
Five Truths about Montana’s Salmonfly Hatch
Montana’s salmonfly hatch fuels great fishing, and even greater stories. Here's the truth about the state's great salmonfly hatch.
Where to Catch Golden Trout
A look at some of the best destinations to catch golden trout.
A Fly Fisherman's Guide to Catching Striped Bass
A profile of the striped bass, also known as a striper, a freshwater and saltwater species that can be found from coast to coast.
A Great Fly for Winter Trout Fishing
A variant of Lance Egan's Frenchie nymph
Best Fly Rods - G. Loomis Fishing Rods
G. Loomis creates some of the top fly rods for both freshwater and saltwater fly fishing.
Traveling with Fly Rods on Airplanes
Some tips on traveling with fly rods and reels on airplanes.
Best Fishing Movies of All Time
A look at the Top 5 best fishing movies of all time - Moby Dick, The Old Man and the Sea, The Perfect Storm and others.
Review: Klamath Utility V Bottom Aluminum Boats
A review at what makes the aluminum Klamath Utility V Bottom Boat one of my favorite fishing boats of all time.
All About the Rainbow Trout
Everything you need to know about the rainbow trout, the most popular species for fly fishermen.
What Fly Rod Sizes to Use
A breakdown of what size fly rod sizes are best for the different fisheries most anglers fly fish.
How to Catch Surfperch
Fall and winter can be an ideal time for finding surfperch.
Best Fishing in California
Wondering where the best fishing in California is? Look no further than our 2012 guide to the best fishing destinations in California.
What Flies to Use to Catch a ...
A breakdown of the best flies to catch sea trout, rainbow trout, steelhead, cutthroat trout and arctic char.
Cheap Fly Rods and Reels
A look at some cheap fly rods and reels and where to pick up inexpensive combos that are going to hold up.
Top 10 Fly Tippets - Best Fly Tippet Makers
A look at the top 10 fly tippet makers as listed by the IGFA World Record Book.
Five Keys to Catching Steelhead Trout
Some tips to keep in mind next time you're fly fishing for steelhead trout.
Finding a Trout's Feeding Zone
Everything you need to know about the four different feeding zones in a typical trout stream.
Who Makes the Best Fly Rods? Here's a Look at...
A look at the top fly rod makers in the sport of fly fishing, including rod building by Sage, G Loomis, Thomas and Thomas, Orvis
Fly Fishing Cottonwood Lakes
General profile and introductory overview of fly fishing Cottonwood Lakes, Calif., for golden trout.
Fly Fishing in Washington, Seattle and the...
Get to know fly fishing in Washington and Seattle's Puget Sound with Part 1 of our Q&A with Washington Fly Fishing Guide Ryan Smith of Arch Anglers.
When and Where is the Best Steelhead Fishing?
A look at the best times and places to fly fish for steelhead
Best Fly Rods - Orvis Fishing Rods
Orvis has created some of the top fly rods, such as the Helio, along with other Essential outdoors gear,
Five Tips for Buying Your First Fishing Boat
A list of the top five tips for buying your first fishing boat.
Top Fly Rods -- Thomas and Thomas Fly Rods
A review of Thomas and Thomas Fly Rods.
Product Review: Hobbs Creek Fly Reel
A look at the Hobbs Creek Fly Reel, models HCI, HCII, and HCII, available through the White River Fly Shop and www.basspro.com.
Fishing From a Float Tube
Everything you need to know about fly fishing from a float tube.
Trout Fishing on the Kings River
Rainbow trout fishing on the Kings River outside of Fresno in Central California.
How to Cast a Fly - Keys to Fly Casting
How to Cast a Fly - Some concepts to keep in mind next time you're practicing your fly casting technique.
Best Float Tubes: Caddis Nevada Gold Float Tube...
Best float tube review: Breaking down my favorite float tube, the Caddis Nevada Gold Float Tube.
Use Streamer Flies to Catch Bigger Fish
Five classic streamer flies that catch big fish
Fly Rod Review of Temple Fork Outfitters’...
Review of Temple Fork Outfitters’ new BVK fly rod, launched in 2012.
Fishing of the South Fork and Lower Kern River
General profile of fishing on the South Fork and Lower Kern River.
How to Tie an Albright Knot
The best way to tie the backing to your fly line or join different diameters of monofilament.
A Must-Have Accessory
A landing net keeps fish from getting hurt -- or getting away
What Size Fly Rod Should I Use?
If you’re buying a first fly rod, don’t buy a rod that’s going to work for just your inaugural fly fishing trip, but for the waters you envision yourself fishing time and time again. You can always get away with fishing lighter gear on larger waters, but it’s tough to fish oversized gear on smaller waters if that makes sense.
Fly Fishing Helton Creek, in Jefferson, N.C.
Tips for fly fishing on Helton Creek, in Jefferson, N.C.
Best Bass Lakes in Texas, According to State...
A look at the best bass lakes in Texas, according to state report following electrofishing in the fall of 2012.
Best Fly Fishing in Nevada
Las Vegas isn’t exactly a hot spot for fly fishing. Yeah, there are some bass fishing opportunities at Lake Mead or some of the other nearby lakes, but you have to head north or west to the California state line to get in some fly fishing in Nevada.
Fishing the California Aqueduct for Striped Bass
Believe it or not, you can fish the California Aqueduct in the heart of the valley.
Fly Fishing in the Rain, and How to Prepare for...
Some tips on how to be successful fly fishing in the rain.
Best Fly Fishing in Montana
Everyone knows Montana offers some of the best fishing in the world, but where’s the best fly fishing in Missoula? Here are some of our favorites.
Best Fly Fishing in Colorado
A look at some of the best Fly Fishing destinations in Colorado and the Rockies, including the always popular Colorado River.
A Gold Rush Town with Gold Medal Trout Streams
Fairplay, Colorado is an out-of-the-way destination near great fly-fishing.
Fly Fishing at Dinkey Creek in California's...
A look at fly fishing on Dinkey Creek in California's Sierra Nevada Forest.
Fly Fishing at Merced River - How to Fish...
A look at the best ways to approach fly fishing in and around Yosemite on the Merced River.
Water Proof Camera Review: GoPro Hero...
Water Proof Camera Review of the GoPro Hero Waterproof Digital Camera for Fly Fisherman.
What A Newbie Needs to Know About Fly-Fshing...
Review: 'How To Get Started In Fly Fishing Without Going Broke, Crazy or to Patagonia' by Frederic Thorner
Santa Ynez River Fly Fishing
The Santa Ynez River offers trout and smallmouth bass fishing along California's Central Coast.
River Fly Fishing Tips
River fly fishing tips, including the different species that inhabit our favorite rivers and the best way to locate them next time you're on the water.
First World Championship Medal for Fly Fishing...
Fly Fishing Team USA won the silver medal at the World Fly Fishing Championship in Jajce, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Fly Fishing for Carp - How to Fly Fish for Carp
Have you ever wanted to fly fish for carp, but didn’t know where to start? We ask Carolina Bone Fishing guide Captain Paul Rose.
Redington Crosswater Fly Rod and Reel Review
Review of the Redington Crosswater fly rod and reel combo, which is the best fly rod and reel for beginners.
Lefty Kreh No Longer Thinks Tenkara's a Fad
Lefty Kreh no longer thinks tenkara fly-fishing is a fad.
A New Zealand Favorite is Simple and Effective
The Hare and Copper is a simple and effective trout fly
Fly fishing in Missoula, Montana
Fly fishing the Bitterroot, Blackfoot, Clark Fork and Rock Creek in Missoula, Montana.
World's Top Fly Anglers Vie for Gold
The 2015 World Fly Fishing Championship will take place June 18-20.
Fishing for Snakeheads: Fly Fishing Guide...
Fly fishing guide Rob Snowhite talks about catching a 34-inch snakehead on a fly and how to fly fish for snakehead.
All About the Golden Trout
Everything you need to know about the golden trout, native to the Kern River watershed in the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range.
Spey Fishing: Here's What You Need to Know
Spey casting allows long casts with little effort, even when there's no room for a back cast
Fly Fishing San Luis Obispo – Part 1
Our fly fishing San Luis Obispo series looks at lake, ocean and river fishing in SLO County and neighboring Monterey and Santa Barbara.
Tips for Catching Huge Montana Brown Trout in...
Montana fly fishing guide offers up tips on catching whopper brown trout in the fall.
Nymph Fly Fishing Tips
Have trouble casting a nymph while fly fishing? Here's a look at the best ways to cast while nymph fishing.
A Newbie's Guide to Fly-Fishing's Numerology
How to make sense of all the numbers in fly-fishing
About the Spotted Bass - How to Catch a Spotted...
A profiled of the spotted bass, a southern species that can be a fun substitute for bass on ponds, lakes and rivers in the South.
Where to Fly Fish in Southwest Colorado
A look at some of top fly fishing destinations in Southwest Colorado.
Fly Fishing in Forks, Washington, and the...
Tips for fly fishing for steelhead in the Hoh, Sol Duc and Bogachiel rivers near Forks, Washington, in the Olympic Peninsula.
Best Fly Fishing in the World (Countries A-E)
Best Fly Fishing in the World (Countries A-E)
How to Tell if Trout are Feeding
How can you tell when the trout are feeding? To tell when a trout is feeding, you have to keep a keen eye on the water you’re fishing, looking for a rise, boil or ripple, any sign that a trout below is making its move.
Fly Fishing for Monster Trout
Tips on fly fishing and catching monster trout from a Montana guide who knows how to catch the big ones.
The Chest Pack/Vest Generation Gap
Chest packs have become popular with younger anglers
Fly Rod Basics
Fly rod basics, brands of fly rods, what kind of fly rod to buy, fly rod costs
Redington Fly Rods - Fly Rods in the Pacific...
Redington has created fly rods and reals in Washington state and the Pacific Northwest since 1992.
Fly Fishing for Halibut
Everything you need to know about fly fishing for halibut.
Salinas River Fly Fishing
A look at steelhead and trout fishing on the Salinas River in California.
October Fly Fishing Tips: Go Big or Go Small
In many trout fishing locations around the country, October represents the last opportunity to target active trout before winter sets in. Late season fishing often produces some of the best opportunities of the year to hook up on some monster trout.
Fly Fishing for Mountain Whitefish
Mountain whitefish are a unique species for fly fishermen to pursue in Western North America coldwater streams and rivers.
Fly Fishing the White River in Eureka Springs,...
Fly fishing for the White River in neighboring waters in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.
Bighorn River Fly Fishing
The Treasure State is blessed with a number of trout treasures, but Montana might not have a more beautiful or productive trout resource than the Bighorn River.
Best Fly Lines for Fly Fishing
A look at some of the most popular fly lines, the amount of taper, and when and where they should be used on the water.
Web Resources for Anglers on a Budget
A running list of the top Web resources for anglers on a budget.
Popular Fly Fishing Knots: Perfection Loop,...
A look at some of the best knots for fly fishing, including the Arbor Knot, Albright Knot, Nail Knot and Perfection Loop.
U.S. Gets Seat on FIPS Board
Paul Bourcq is the first American named to the group that sets rules for fly-fishing competition
Fish Streamers for Bigger Fish
No longer 'Plan B,' streamers ride a wave of popularity
How to Hold a Fly Rod - Best Fly Fishing Grips
A look at the three main fly fishing grips.
Hated by Traditionalists, Loved by Trout
The Squirmito is a simple and highly effective worm-style fly.
Steelhead Fishing in Central California
A look at steelhead fishing in Central California on the Big Sur, Carmel and San Lorenzo rivers.
Product Review: Omega Amphibian Navigator Float...
Product review of Omega Aquatics Amphibian Navigator Float Tube and Pontoon Boat Fins.
Felt Soles Exonerated in Didymo 'Spread'
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Types of Fish to Fly Fish for
A look at a dozen or so of the most popular freshwater fish to fly fish for.
Fly Fishing Puget Sound, Seattle and Tacoma,...
Fly fishing tips for Puget Sound, Seattle and Tacoma, Washington
A Win for Landowners in NM Stream Access Fight
A new law in New Mexico restricts access to streams on private property.
Yellowstone River Fly Fishing
There might not be a more beautiful place to fly fish than Montana’s Yellowstone River, a major artery that supplies nourishment from the headwaters within the Wyoming side of the Yellowstone National Park on into southwest Montana.
Fly fishing for steelhead on the Big Sur River
A look at steelhead fishing in Central California on the Big Sur River.
Wheel & Reel: Mountain Biking to Remote Fishing...
Tips on using a mountain bike to reach your favorite fishing spots.
Fly Fishing the South Fork Snake River in...
Guide tips for fly fishing the South Fork of the Snake River in Irwin, Idaho.
Store Review: Bass Pro Shops
Review of Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World.
Fly Fishing SLO, Continued
Part two of our fly fishing SLO County series, which focuses on steelhead and river fishing.
Gierach on Writing, Fishing, Weed and More
John Gierach talks about writers and writing, Labrador brook trout, Colorado cutthroats and getting sober.
Fly Fishing at Santa Paula Creek
A look at the best ways to approach fly fishing on Santa Paula Creek near Ventura, Calif.
Fancy flies are for shadow boxes. Simple flies...
Simple flies are effective for catching trout and other fish
Fly Fishing in the Offseason - Preparing for...
The offseason is the time to get on the water and scout out your favorite streams before the fishing season is upon us.
How to Tie a Perfection Loop
A popular loop-to-loop connection knot for leaders.
Fly Fishing Cranberry River, West Virginia
A look at fly fishing on the Cranberry River in West Virginia.
Bringing the West's most famous fly back to a...
Colorado is restocking the Arkansas River with giant stoneflies because its pollution has been greatly reduced.
What to Look for in a Fishing Kayak
Some tips on what to look for in a fishing kayak
Jim Murphy's New Venture to Join High-End,...
Douglas Outdoors will sell high-end American-made fly rods, along with mid-priced models
5.11 Tactical Stryke Pants Review
A review of 5.11 Tactical Stryke Pants, the perfect hybrid pant for the field -- at work and in the outdoors.
Where to Find Trout in the Dog Days of Summer
Tailwater rivers and spring creeks are good places to fish for trout in the summer.
Five Fishing Resolutions for the New Year
A look at some resolutions for fly fishers and outdoorsmen this coming year to help improve our fly fishing and outdoors experience.
GPS Technology and Fishing
How GPS Technology can help anglers plot out their next fishing trip.
Fly Fishing at Prosser Creek – Fishing...
The best places to fly fish at Prosser Creek Reservoir, located near Lake Tahoe and the Nevada-California state border
A Depression Era Fly Shop That's As Relevant As...
Dette Trout Flies is the oldest fly shop in the country continuously that's still operated by the same family
Big Apple Chefs Take Stripers Off the Menu
The #SaveOurStripers campaign calls attention to the plight of east coast striped bass
Types of Flies for Fly Fishing
A look at the different types of flies for fly fishing.
Is the Sacramento pikeminnow hurting steelhead,...
A look at Sacramento pikeminnow (formerly known as Sacramento squawfish) management in the native Sacramento River system.
Adamsbuilt HO1 Fly Reel 5/6 Review
Product review of the Adamsbuilt HO1 Fly Reel, in weights 5 and 6.
Getting Started in Fly Tying
Books and starter kits for people new to fly tying.
How to Tie a Nail Knot
A popular way to tie the fly line to the leader
The Healing Power of Fly-Fishing
Project Healing Wasters Fly Fishing brings wounded service members and veterans together for fishing and camaraderie.
Fly Fishing a Great Escape for the Daily Rigors...
A column about why you need to do some more fly-fishing.
Fly-Fishing: 'Stunningly Positive' for Breast...
Casting for Recovery uses fly-fishing as therapy for breast cancer survivors
Fishing Trip Checklist
A quick checklist in preparation of your next fishing trip.
Popular Species of Trout – Fly Fishing...
A look at some popular species of trout, including the rainbow trout, brown trout, golden trout, cutthroat trout and steelhead trout.
Fly Fishing Henrys Fork of the Snake River
Henrys Fork of the Snake River, located in northeast Idaho, is as classic a dry fly fishery as you’ll find. Also known as “The Fork,” this historic portion of the Snake River stretches some 50 miles along highways 20 and 191 en route to Yellowstone National Park.
Fly Fishing Clearwater River in Idaho - Where...
General profile and introductory overview of fly fishing Clearwater River in Idaho for steelhead trout.
Fly Fishing Wader Basics
The basics of chest waders, boot foot waders, stocking foot waders, wading boots and hip boots
Best Fly Fishing Websites
A look at some of the best fly fishing websites on the web.
President Obama Hooks a Trout
Local fishing guide Dan Vermillion reacts as President Barack Obama almost hooks a trout on the East Gallatin River near Belgrade, Mont., on Aug. 14, 2009. Page 4.
Fly Fishing for Redfish
Tips for fly fishing for redfish, or red drum, along with where to catch them.
Piru Creek Fly Fishing
A look at fly fishing on Piru Creek, which is located in Southern California.
Fly Fishing Whale Rock Reservoir
General profile and introductory overview of fly fishing Whale Rock Reservoir, in Cayucos, Calif., for steelhead trout.
About the Kern River
General profile and introductory overview of the Kern River.
South Fork Snake River Fly Fishing
The South Fork of the Snake River slithers its way for some 60-plus miles through Southeast Idaho where it provides some of the best tail-water fly fishing in the region.
Product Review: Scientific Anglers Reconnect...
Product review of Scientific Anglers' new leader system, which uses a plastic connect to attach the leader to the fly line without the use of difficult knots.
Strike Indicators for More Effective Nymphing
Strike indicators are helpful for fly fishing with nymphs.
How to Tie an Arbor Knot
The best way to tie the backing to your fly reel or arbor.
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