April 2004

April 2004


The bass bite best when there are tornadoes around...

  • By: John Gierach

2003 Trout Bum Tournament Wrap Up

This year FR&R introduced some new elements to the Trout Bum Tournament. It was still a fish-filled bum-fest, but this year we decided to shake things up a bit and by adding a Solo-Angler category, as well as extending the field of contenders. Forest fires and heat were familiar themes throughout many

  • By: Jim Reilly


FR&R's Equipment Editor reviews 25 fly-fishing vests

  • By: Ted Leeson

Moderately Priced Rods

Imported rods by Temple Fork and Albright, plus Griffin's Montana Mongoose Vise

  • By: Buzz Bryson

On The Miramichi

Angling on New Brunswick's legendary Atlantic salmon river

  • By: Paul Marriner

10 Top Rocky Mountain Float Trips

A resource guide for driftboat anglers

  • By: Troy Hawks

Fishing With Family

'Thanks, Dad. This is VERY cool.'

Warm (Sometimes) And Fuzzy

A while back my good friend, Richard Corbett, was driving past my house on the way to a construction job when he got the sudden urge to pull into my driveway for no other reason than to show off the superb specimen of a gray squirrel he had just salvaged from the side of the road. "It's still warm,"

  • By: Paul Guernsey

Ultimate West Flyfishing

World-class cutthroat fishing without world-class crowds

  • By: Bruce Masterman

Environmentalists Vs. Native Trout

Knee-jerk environmentalism is endangering many of our vanishing species

  • By: Ted Williams

Lefty's Latest

Plus, wandering the world with James Prosek; and how to tie better flies

  • By: Seth Norman

The White Marabou Streamer

'Whenever I crammed for time to replenish my streamer box... '

  • By: A. K. Best

Road Kill Questions

Dealing-or not-with the "raw" materials of fly-tying; balancing a rod & reel

  • By: Buzz Bryson
  • and Darrel Martin