Hard Goods

Making the Speed Cast

  • By: Buzz Bryson

Plus, why buy a rotary vise?

The 2007 Kudo Awards

Once again, it's the time of year when the staff of FR&R gets together with some of the magazine's closest friends in order to choose those pieces of gear that deserve to be recognized with a Kudo Award for outstanding fly tackle. Selections for the 2007 Kudos were made by a panel of angling experts

Trico Tricks

  • By: Chad Mason

Seven tips to beat summer's hottest hatch

Cutthroats in Paradise

  • By: Ed Carroll

Floating the Middle Fork of Idaho's Salmon River

Bass in the Burbs

  • By: Chad Mason

How to find largemouths in your backyard

Over in the Meadow

  • By: A. K. Best

When spring runoff blows out the rivers, head to the rills of the meadows to find fish

The Bluegill Bonanza of Spring

  • By: Chad Mason

Bluegills are a great pick-me-up for the winter-weary trout angler

The Kudo Awards

Kudos ('k(y)a-dos) [Greek kydos; akin to Greek akouein, to hear] award, honor; prestige Yes, "Kudos"... a word that makes anglers hunger for the finest fly tackle, for the true stories of great fly-fishers who are larger than life-and also for a certain chewy candy bar that is not half bad

A Pile of New Rods

  • By: Jim Reilly
  • , Ted Leeson
  • and Buzz Bryson

Plus, RIO's Nymph Line, Hollander's reel & two intriguing gadgets

Hot Topics

  • By: Buzz Bryson
  • and Paul Guernsey

Heat damage; The high cost of fishing gear; Getting kids started