Highlights

Sporting Life

  • By: John Gierach
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Marginal conditions can bring their own reward.
A FRIEND CALLED FROM TEXAS. HE WAS standing at the crest of a hill where he’d walked with his second cup of morning coffee to get a cell signal. He’d driven down there from his place in western Colorado to deliver some

Practical and Useful

  • By: Dave Hughes
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Preparing for the vast majority of hatches you’ll encounter on trout streams is remarkably simple.

2013 Robert Traver Fly-Fishin Writing Award

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel
  • Photography by: Becca Schlaff
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Rich Chiappone is the author of Opening Days: A Fly Fisherman Writes, published by Barclay Creek Press.

madmax

  • By: Kirk Deeter
  • Photography by: Tim Romano
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Is he the greatest guide in the world?

By Kirk Deeter

Spirits Rise

  • By: Tom Keer
  • Photography by: Emily Lilienthal
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j It comes as no surprise

New Media

  • By: Will Rice
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p>Geofish Mexico Vol. 1

2013; Motiv Fishing

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Running time: 1:42:00; $19.99

Health & Safety

  • By: Michael Gracie
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Drinking water and hydration supplements means you’ll spend more time casting.

Personal History

  • By: Seth Norman
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True to Type

Should you judge a fly caster by his cover?

Short Casts

  • By: Adrienne Comeau
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Intruders for Steel Tying creativity for its own sake. jThe first time I fly-fished FOR STEELHEAD WAS on a warm February day on a small stream just outside Vancouver, British Columbia. Although I was happy just to have a cast turn over and to shoot some line, my fishing buddy landed two hot, chrome, wild winter fish.

Presentation

  • Photography by: Darcy Bacha
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Photographer: Darcy Bacha, Rhododendron, Oregon