Highlights

Tenkara Rods

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel
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Tenkara USA listens to the Japanese masters and updates a rod series.

The Life of Eels

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel
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From NPR.org: "In his new book Eels, writer James Prosek describes the life history and cultural significance of this slimy, snake-like and often misunderstood fish, introducing the reader to an eel fisherman on the Delaware River and to the myths of the Maori of New Zealand along the way."

Reeling on the Alta

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel
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Fishing the world’s most famous Atlantic salmon river the first time is an awe-inspiring experience. On any given cast, you have the chance to tighten up on a 40 pound (or greater!) salmon—a “life fish” for almost anyone. Fighting and landing a large fish on the Alta is a great accomplishment, one the lucky angler may never forget…especially if you manage this task without a reel!

Teaching Traditions

  • By: Joe Healy
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About 200 students learned the fundamentals of fly-fishing this past spring through FR&R's Fly-Fishing in Schools program...a gratifying teaching experience and a reminder that fly-fishing is too much fun not to share...

Autumn Contents

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel
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Travel to Chilean Patagonia • Meet Cholo and learn traditional and new Spanish fly-tying methods • The Henry's Fork is fishing like a champ • Sporting Life by John Gierach…