EDITORS' PICK: Something's Fishy

  • By: Seth Norman

You will find success stories in this collection of the author's columns, mostly published in this magazine or in Audubon. Tales of recovery that give you hope: return of the East Coast stripers, "America's fish"...

2011 Robert Traver Fly-Fishing Writing Award

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel

The 2010 Award-winning stories were published in our Autumn 2010 issue and on-line. For consideration in 2011, send your original work of fly-fishing fiction or non-fiction to compete for the most important writing award in all of fly-fishing. Our judges are looking for "A distinguished original work of short fiction or non-fiction that embodies an implicit love of fly-fishing...."

New Year, New Gifts

  • By: Joe Healy

A few of the coolest new products we've had our hands on recently, ready for you to live up to that resolution to try new stuff this new year…

Review: In Hemingway's Meadow

  • By: Seth Norman
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"In Hemingway’s Meadow contains many of the best fly-fishing short-stories published in the last 15 years…"

A Yuletide Pattern

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel

Fly-tier Barry Ord Clarke sends a very special holiday greeting...made of Dyneema, deer hair and beads…

Russell Blessing Remembered

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel

The originator of arguably the most popular fly in use today, with a special tribute by his son. "So many stories, so many memories, and I was blessed to spend them with who I believe is one of the greatest fly fisherman to fish the waters of Pennsylvania, Russell Blessing."

Gathering of the Tying Tribe

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel

The International Fly Tying Symposium convenes this weekend in Somerset, New Jersey. Turn out to learn more about tying and to meet some of the world's top artists at the vise…

Seasonal Purist

  • By: John Gierach

GET YOUR GIERACH HERE...This bonus "Sporting Life" column anchors our 2010 Digital Trout Annual. "In the kind of chilly, low-ceilinged weather that’s thought to be best for hatches, this trip also involves driving the narrow canyon road up into the sensory deprivation of the cloud cover."

McGuane's Favorite Fly

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel

A Borcher Special–influenced Adams has a special place in the fly boxes of novelist and FR&R Angler of the Year Thomas McGuane

Redfish Can't Jump

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel

A DVD that celebrates fly-fishing in the marshes of North Carolina for the "bronze ghost"—and cautions on ways in which faulty fisheries management is seriously imperiling this popular inshore species.