Skills

New Gear

The Bauer Rogue is a useful and intelligent design from a company already notable for high quality large arbor reels

March 2008: Bauer's Rogue Reel, new tying vises and material

10-Minute Ties

  • By: A. K. Best

Soft Hackle Little Yellow Stone

Roy's Biot Emergers

  • By: A. K. Best

Roy Palm probably knows Colorado's Frying Pan River better than any other living person. He has fished it, guided it, and in fact lived just a few yards from it for more than 20 years. He knows all too well how finicky the large trout can get during the numerous hatches that occur there on a daily

Simms G3 Waders, Filsons Mackinaw Jacket and More

G3 Guide Convertible Waders One of the smartest models in Simms' revamped line of waders is the G3 Guide Convertible, which is equally functional in both waist-high and chest-high configurations. Most waders of this type give priority to chest-high mode, with waist-high use an inconvenient afterthought that involves re-wiring your suspenders, fussing with your belt and fighting folds of excess fabric.

The Spent Cream Caddis

  • By: A. K. Best

Stand out in the crowd.

New for Early 2008

Orvis Helios

Orvis Helios rod, SA's new line and much more were introduced in late 2007 for the 2008 fishing season.

10 Minute Ties

  • By: A. K. Best
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Large Matukas: Big browns at twilight and dusk? Here's the fly...

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

The Biot Flavilinea

  • By: A. K. Best

A variation to fool the trickiest trout

The Perfect Angler

We all fall short - but some fall shorter than others…