May 1998

May 1998

Chasing Blackwater Peacocks

Topics: Fishing for peacock bass on Brazil's Rio Negro and how to tie the Blackwater Angel Fish: Peacock bass Location(s): Brazil Water(s): Rio Negro; Amazon Flypattern(s): Blackwater Angel

  • By: Michael McIntosh

"Flats Fishing, Transplanted"

Topics: Fishing for stripers by wading or using a shallow-draft flats boat in New England Fish: Striped bass Location(s): New England

  • By: Jack Samson

Missing in Action?

Topics: The search for a modern bass fly rod Fish: Bass

  • By: Jim Dean

The Angling Pace

Topics: How fast one should fish (fish) Fish: Browns Location(s): Chile Water(s): Estancia de los Rio

  • By: Dave Hughes

Sister Anglers---AtLast!

Topics: "a welcome to women fy fishers and some useful advice on rod weight, grip size and more" Dealer/Manufacturer(s): Orvis Trident TL; RIO LongCast fly lines; St. Croix Legend Ultra 908

  • By: Joan Salvatto Wulff

"Warm, Dry & Tying FLies"

Topics: "Hodgman Convertible Wading Jacket, Rotofly, The Kelly Kettle"

  • By: Paul McGurren

Angling Multi-Tools

Topics: "Multi-tools: Angler's Image""s The Fly Fishing Knife, Buck Knives BuckTool, Coast Cutlery Sport Mechanic&Pro Pocket Mechanic, Creek Co. 4-1 Fish Tool&Fishing Multi-Tool, Gerber Multi-Lock Scout&Multi-Lite, Kutmaster Minimaster, Leatherman PSII&Micra, LKL Innovations Swiss-Tech Microtechnician

  • By: Ted Leeson

the best-laid plans

Topics: Fishing for shad on the Connecticut River Fish: "shad, striper" Location(s): "Connecticut, Massachusetts" Water(s): Connecticut River

  • By: Paul Guernsey

Dirty Dozens

Topics: Politics and the environment

  • By: Ted Williams

The Yakima

Topics: Fishing the Yaikma River in Washington for rainbows Fish: Rainbow trout Location(s): "Yakima Valley, Washington" Water(s): Yakima River

  • By: Robert Lyon

Beauty and the Beasts

Topics: "Distant Waters (R. Valentine Atkinson, Random House), Casting Illusions (Tom Rosenbauer, Lickle Publishing), An Introduction to the Aquatic Insects of North America (R.w. Mettitt and K.W. Cummins, Kendall Hunt Publishing), Caddis Super Hatches (Carl Richards and Bob Braendle, Frank Amato Publications),

  • By: Seth Norman

The Body Beautiful

Topics: The body of a fly Flypattern(s): Tinsel body; Stripped Peacock Herl; Cliped-Hackle body; Hackle-Stem Body; Married Thread Body

  • By: Darrel Martin

Wading Wet

Topics: Fishing with A.K. Best in western ponds and in the heat

  • By: John Gierach