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  • By: James Butler
Why Fly Fish

Why Fly Fishing? A new DVD asks, and answers, this very question. By Jim Butler It all started at the Yale Peabody Museum, really. The Peabody was making plans to display a traveling exhibit from the American Museum of Fly Fishing (AMFF), called "Seeing Wonders: The Nature of Fly Fishing."

Readers' Choice 2009

Send us your vote let your fly fishing voice be heard

Never mind Presidential politics. Real, meaningful elections are at stake this year-the vox populi of fly-fishing must be heard!

Ross Worldwide Adds to Essence Fly Rods

Ross Worldwide Essence Rods

Ross Worldwide has again expanded the Essence rod series with the addition of a 486-4, 490-4, 890-4 and 1090-4 in each of the three Essence series, FS, FC and FW. Ross Worldwide worked with Mel Krieger, one of the world's finest fly casters and instructors, on the development of the Essence series

Abel Benefit Reels

Abel s Tim Borski Reel

Abel puts reel design thought into helping out fly-fishing causes.

Layers Upon Layers

Patagonia Guidewater Jacket

It might still be wishful fishing season in the Northeast, but that makes it the right time for the right outerwear.

Angler Flotation Devices

  • By: Beau Beasley
A pontoon boat is stable  easy to maneuver and keeps the angler out of the water

Don't stand on shore and miss the action-launch out to the fish.

Required Reading

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New adventures from a favorite fly-fishing penman

By Hand, or By Net?

Plus finding the right Spey-casting lines, and more weighty matters.

New Gear

The Bauer Rogue is a useful and intelligent design from a company already notable for high quality large arbor reels

March 2008: Bauer's Rogue Reel, new tying vises and material