Glory Days

  • By: Paul Guernsey

My spring, 1979 semester at the University of Arizona was like a country song: filled with little but hard work, heartache and hangovers, and I couldn't wait to get the hell out of Tucson. Almost as soon as I'd finished my last final exam, I packed my pickup truck and headed for Alaska. Along the way

Simple Nymphs

  • By: A. K. Best

Tying A.K.'s Quill Body RS 2

A Vampire Story

  • By: Ted Williams

... Or how I learned to stop worrying and love the lamprey

Bonefishing for Stripers

  • By: Ted Williams

Angling on the saltwater flats of Long Island Sound

A Quarter Century of Fly Rod & Reel

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel

Back in 1979, FR&R-then Rod And Reel-started life as a fishing magazine with a difference. From the beginning, founding editor John Merwin expressed a bold, maybe even reckless, willingness to step outside the hidebound hook-and-bullet mold and experiment a bit. Perhaps the most startling-and risky-thing