May 1999

May 1999

From Basement Shop to Global Angling

Topics: History of Rod&Reel and Fly Rod&Reel

  • By: John Merwin

Tidy Tying

Topics: "Stonefly Tools by Hopkins and Holloway, Marryat Tying Tools, Lowe Alpine Ninja Hoodie"

  • By: Paul McGurren

20 Years and Counting

Topics: Intro to special look back at 20 years

Artful Dodgers

Topics: Fly fishing Long Island with references to Joey Buttafuoco and Jackson Pollock Fish: Stripers Location(s): "Long Island, NY"

  • By: James Butler
  • and Richard Franklin

The New Fly Rods

Topics: "new rods: Abel Saltwater Fly Rods; Diamondback VSR; Fenwick Techna AV, Fly Logic Optimum+, G. Loomis Nautikos series, Green River Enso, L.L. Bean GQS, Marryat Evolution, RedingtonDFR, Scott Voyager, St. Croix Avid, Thomas&Thomas Vector"

  • By: Ted Leeson

Fly Fishing in the21st Century

Topics: "comments on fly fishing from the following 20 prominent people: Darrel Martin, John Gierach, Mallory Burton, Nelson Byant, George Bush, Cliff Hauptman, Lorian Hemingway, Ted Leeson, Charles Gauvin, Ingrid Newkirk, Jeffery Cardenas, Dave Hughes, Joan Wulff, Ted Williams, Howell Raines, Seth Norman,

Fruitful Hesitations

Topics: Taking time to look before casting

  • By: Dave Hughes

Fake Snow

Topics: Ski resorts suck trout streams dry by making fake snow

  • By: Ted Williams

Memories and Magic

Topics: "Memories, Mangroves&Magic (Flip Pallot, Earth and Great Weather Publishing Co.), The Essential G.E.M. Skues (edited by Kenneth Robson, illustrated by Alex&Charles Jardine, The Lyons Press), Stripers: An Angler's Anthology (edited by John Waldman, Ragged Mountain Press), The Fly Tier's Benchside

  • By: Seth Norman

A Bird in the Hand

Topics: The history of and how to tie the Scarlet Ibis Flypattern(s): Scarlet Ibis Dealer/Manufacturer(s): "Sage 890-5 SP, Spring Creek Stillwater Classic FFE (Fly-Fishing Edition) Pram, Ex Officio Double Haul Shorts, Ex Officio Air Strip Hat, Columbia Schooner Bank Cachalot Cap"

  • By: Darrel Martin


Topics: Maps and the pleasure of finding new fishing holes

  • By: John Gierach