The originator of arguably the most popular fly in use today, with a special tribute by his son. "So many stories, so many memories, and I was blessed to spend them with who I believe is one of the greatest fly fisherman to fish the waters of Pennsylvania, Russell Blessing."
The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) has honored the organization’s VP of Research and Environment, Dr. Fred Whoriskey.
The International Fly Tying Symposium convenes this weekend in Somerset, New Jersey. Turn out to learn more about tying and to meet some of the world's top artists at the vise…
Touring Chilean Patagonia's trout-saturated Aysen region. “Okay, you’ve heard the hype—every fish in the river’s rising when the hoppers are on; but it’s true. And the number of fish you’ll catch is, well, obscene."
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!
FR&R's managing editor makes an offer: If you're ready to live the dream of life in Trout Central, he has just the house for you...Check out this Ennis, Montana, address...
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...
Fishing for the all-time heavyweight trout cousin, the taimen…"It attacked like a crocodile, the water pushing up and over its head in a standing wave."
GET YOUR GIERACH HERE...This bonus "Sporting Life" column anchors our 2010 Digital Trout Annual. "In the kind of chilly, low-ceilinged weather that’s thought to be best for hatches, this trip also involves driving the narrow canyon road up into the sensory deprivation of the cloud cover."
Deep Into Shallow Water
"I climbed aboard Wendy’s skiff and we headed out. Wendy’s been guiding at DWC for nearly 30 years, and he took me to a variety of flats all within a short run of the dock."