A simple-to-tie, but deadly effective, bass bug. In fact, one of the best bass bugs ever designed.
An encounter with a bull trout leads to a disappointing midcurrent loss.
An Iraq war veteran finds a bridge from the Euphrates to a local Massachusetts river. "In the corner of my eye I suddenly saw one of my vehicles go up in a huge ball of dust. A second later I heard and felt the blast from the I.E.D."
Keep your flies floating where the fish want them by using today's flotants in the most effective ways.
Abel puts reel design thought into helping out fly-fishing causes.
New adventures from a favorite fly-fishing penman
Plus finding the right Spey-casting lines, and more weighty matters.
March 2008: Bauer's Rogue Reel, new tying vises and material
G3 Guide Convertible Waders One of the smartest models in Simms' revamped line of waders is the G3 Guide Convertible, which is equally functional in both waist-high and chest-high configurations. Most waders of this type give priority to chest-high mode, with waist-high use an inconvenient afterthought that involves re-wiring your suspenders, fussing with your belt and fighting folds of excess fabric.