July 2000

July 2000

Going to the Wall

Topics: "Strategies, including the wall, to improve and achieve a good backcast" Dealer/Manufacturer(s): DeLorme Maps

  • By: Joan Salvatto Wulff

Cutting Edge Fly Rods

Topics: "new Winston XTR rods, Jennifer Olsson split cane signature rods, Sage XP rods, Action Optics Padre sunglasses"

  • By: Buzz Bryson

Half-Dun Flies

Topics: "Presents 4 flies (Swisher/Richards Floating Nymph, CDC Floating Nymph, Xt Emerger, Klinkhamer Special) for solution to floating-nymph design" Flypattern(s): "Swisher/Richards Floating Nymph, CDC Floating Nymph, Xt Emerger, Klinkhamer Special" Dealer/Manufacturer(s): "Belazia Travel Vise, Blue

  • By: A. J. Somerset

Backcountry Tarpon

Topics: The lure of tarpon Fish: Tarpon Location(s): "Key West backcountry, Florida" Dealer/Manufacturer(s): "Redington Machined Disc-Drag Reels, Harro's Bionic Braid, DeLorme's TOPO USA: Fly-Fishing Edition, Orvis Trident TL 7-Piece 8-Weight"

The Seasons of Rapid City

Topics: Fishing the Black Hills of South Dakota and then history of the area Fish: Rainbows Location(s): "Black Hills, South Dakota" Flypattern(s): "Hare's Ear Nymph, Prince Nymphs"

  • By: Ed Lawrence

Multi- Multi-Piece Rods

Topics: Assessment of various multi-piece travel rods

  • By: Ted Leeson


Topics: "Using drag, along with specialty casts, mends and leaders, in order to intentionally skip, skitter, slide or swim a fly along with specialty casts, mends and leaders " Dealer/Manufacturer(s): Uni-Products Uni-Thread

  • By: Jason Borger

Batting .1000 on Grand Lake Stream

Topics: Fishing Grand Lake Stream for landlocked salmon and worrying about bats Location(s): Down East Maine Water(s): Grand Lake Stream Insect(s): Caddis Flypattern(s): Royal Trude

  • By: Cliff Hauptman

The Master of Redside Riffle

Topics: "Fishing for ""Redside"" trout in Oregon's McKenzie River " Fish: Rainbow trout (redsides) Location(s): Oregon Water(s): McKenzie River Dealer/Manufacturer(s):

  • By: Jessica Maxwell

Opportunity Knocks

Topics: The Conservation and Reinvestment Act (CARA)

  • By: Ted Williams

Stripers and Streamers

Topics: "Modern Streamers for Trophy Trout: New Techniques, Tactics, and Patterns (Bob Linsenman and Kelly Galloup, The Countryman Press), A Perfect Fish: Illusions in Fly Tying (Ken Abrames, Frank Amato Pub.), Stripers on the Fly (Lou Tabory, The Lyons Press), L.L. Bean Fly Fishing For Striped Bass

  • By: Seth Norman

The Kit and Caboodle

Topics: How to make a serviceable roll-kit that protects and organizes fly-tying tools

  • By: Darrel Martin

The Bridge Pool

Topics: Appreciating a spot that is unfishable from every angle Dealer/Manufacturer(s): Scientific Anglers Mastery Lines

  • By: John Gierach