Staying on Top

  • By: Darrel Martin
Modern flotants include pastes  gels  liquids  powders  beads and fumes

Keep your flies floating where the fish want them by using today's flotants in the most effective ways.

Short Casts

  • 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."

Remembering the Professor


And other news in fly-fishing...

100th Sporting Life

Close to Home

For almost two decades, the back-page column Sporting Life has rated one of the most popular sections of the magazine. In that time, John Gierach has been the top-selling fly-fishing author, known and loved for such books as Sex, Death, and Fly-Fishing, Flyfishing the High Country and many other books. He was born in the Midwest and after graduating from Findlay College, moved West and began fly-fishing. He settled near the St. Vrain River near the small town of Lyons, where he lives to this day.

Abel Benefit Reels

Abel s Tim Borski Reel

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

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.

Fishing Hall of Fame Announces 10th Induction Class

International event honors contributions of five to the sport of fishing.

Check, Clean & Dry: the Fight Against Aquatic Invaders

BOZEMAN, Montana's trout season begins to hit its stride, Simms Fishing Products ( ) is reminding anglers to be aware of their critical role in the fight against the spread of aquatic nuisance species. Many of the county's outstanding recreational fisheries