Blitz Season at The End

  • By: Paul G. Quinnett
  • and Pat Ford
  • Photography by: Pat Ford

Montauk, the terminus of land off Long Island, New York, is known as “The End.” During autumn anglers consider it one of the country’s best fly-fishing locations for striped bass, bluefish and false albacore.

Trout Realism

  • By: Peter Thompson

he artwork here is excerpted from Freshwater Game Fish of North America: An Illustrated Guide by Peter Thompson, available from Fly Rod & Reel Books.

The Power of One

  • By: Greg Thomas

"Eventually, my confidence grew and I was punching casts within inches of the brush-riddled and trout-saturated banks."

Devilishly Good....

  • Photography by: Ted Fauceglia

Editor’s Note: This article is reprinted from the July/August 1979 issue of Rod & Reel magazine, as Fly Rod & Reel was then named. It was the first fly-design feature in this magazine’s 30-year history.

Double-Figure Bones

  • By: Chico Fernandez
Chico 14 lbs. bonefish 2003.jpg

"There are more large bonefish in the shallow waters of the Florida Keys and Biscayne Bay in Miami than any other place I know."