Panfish

Devoured: Montana's State Record Yellow Perch

imgp0050.jpg

So Much for The Record Book

Two things I love about this image. First, the anarchy sign on the outhouse, which I fully support, especially in this day of political corruption and general despair. And, second, my friend, Dan Summerfield, is holding a monster yellow perch that he caught at Northwest Montana's Lone Pine Reservoir earlier this year.

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."

O Crappie Days!

  • By: Chad Mason
BlackCrappieC

The Speckled panfish does take flies.

Metal-flake Fly Rods

buzz_metal_sm

What can the new tournament-ready bassin' rods do for us?

Editor's Notes

  • By: Joe Healy
joe

I grew up on a lake in Central New York, Oneida Lake, known as one of the Northeast's top walleye waters. I took my share of that brand of perch-we always said "pike" in CNY, but walleyes are of the perch family, and calling them pike is similar lazy usage as saying that brookies are trout when

Ask FR&R

  • By: Buzz Bryson
  • and Paul Guernsey
How to tie the nail less nail knot

The Scoop On Loops Casting loops, loop-to-loop connections-and getting fish on the reel

A Fisherman's Guide to Maine

A Fisherman's Guide to Maine

Many fly-fishing trips or at least the most memorable involve planes, trains and automobiles. The books that make the travel time move faster are found here.

Final Countdown

It's the End of The World as We Know It... And We're Going Fishing

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

Bats: Catch-and-Release

  • By: Paul Guernsey
  • and Buzz Bryson

Plus, an all-around rod selection; and choosing wader styles