January 1999

January 1999

A Slick Strategy

Topics: Fishing opportunity in riffled water Fish: Trout Flypattern(s): Dry flies and nymphs

  • By: Dave Hughes

Maddening Midges

Topics: midge fishing in winter Fish: Trout Insect(s): Midges Flypattern(s): Midge

  • By: A. K. Best


Topics: Explanation of Kudo awards and congratulations to the winners

Northwest Passage

Topics: Fishing the Pacific Northwest Location(s): Pacific Northwest United States Dealer/Manufacturer(s): "Stonefly Tools by Hopkins and Holloway, Marryat Tying Tools, Lowe Alpine Ninja Hoodie"

  • By: Don Roberts

The Elbow: Part II

Topics: Elbow movement in long casts

  • By: Joan Salvatto Wulff

Evolutionary Tackle

Topics: "Marryat 905-3 Evolution Fly Rod, East Coast Fisherman's Light Tackle Cooler, Royal Wulff Monoclear Triangle Taper Line"

  • By: Paul McGurren

A Second Wind for Breathable Waders

Topics: "Breathable Waders: Bare Sharkskin Extreme&Spring Creek, Cabela's Gore-Tex Guidewear Breathable Wader&Dry-Plus Breathable Waders, Dan Bailey Lightweight Breathable Wader, Hodgman Wadelite H Breathable Supplex Wader&Wadelite I Supplex Wader, L.L. Bean Gore-Tex/Kevlar Waders&GQS Gore-Tex Wader&Streamlight

  • By: Ted Leeson


Topics: Using light colored flies to catch fish that live in light colored sanded areas and the same for dark Fish: Bonefish; permit

  • By: Jack Samson

A Smear Campaign

Topics: Bureaucrats destory effective conservationist Jim Nelson's career in the Forest Service

  • By: Ted Williams

Why There are Editors

Topics: "Rivers of the Heart: A Fly-Fishing Memoir (Steve Raymond, The Lyons Press), In Praise of Wild Trout (edited by Nick Lyons, The Lyons Press), Shupton's Fancy: A Tale of the Fly-Fishing Obsession (Paul Schullery, Stackpole Books), 200 Best Fly-Fishing Web Sites (John A. Merry, Specialized Marketing

  • By: Seth Norman

A Scotch (Tape!) Wing

Topics: Scotch wings and sleeve bodies Flypattern(s): The Scotch Wing Caddis; The Sleeve Body Mayfly; The Scotch-wing Grasshopper

  • By: Darrel Martin

A New Year

Topics: Winter fishing on the Fryingpan River to ring in the new year Fish: Trout State Sector: Colorado Water(s): Fryingpan River

  • By: John Gierach