March 2004

March 2004

House of Blues

With bluefish, it's all about the BITE...

Angling on the Asphalt

A humorous look at the complex relationship between anglers and the automobile

Tying Outside the (Fly) Box

Experimentation leads to buggier flies... and more fish

  • By: Darrel Martin

WIN The Ultimate Fly-Fishing Vehicle...

... and drive it to your choice of three incomparable angling adventures!

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel

Discovering Alaska

How to up your odds of angling success in America's last frontier

  • By: Will Rice

Sandy River

The trials and tribulations of winter steelheading in the Northwest

  • By: John Gierach

Lonestar Largemouths

Everything's bigger in Texas, including the bass

  • By: Phil Shook

Get A Grip!

Beavertail grips; rods by St. Croix and Orvis; Loon's Flak Jacket; Galvan's Torque reel

  • By: Buzz Bryson

Saluting The General

As you will see in our Letters column, we were recently contacted by a reader-Mr. David Hanna, of Rapid City, South Dakota-who wanted to know why FR&R takes a "liberally biased stance on coldwater conservation issues." I replied to Mr. Hanna's e-mail, he answered back, and we had quite a little correspondence

  • By: Paul Guernsey

Smoker Brook Lodge

Atlantic salmon and historic accommodations on New Brunswick's Miramichi River

  • By: Jim Repine

Anglers And Air Pollution

Why we should be upset over the Bush Administration's gutting of the Clean Air Act

  • By: Ted Williams

Tails and Tales

John Voelker at Frenchman's Pond; Ed Engle on Bamboo; Fly-Fishing With Trout-Tail

  • By: Seth Norman

Hackling the Fluttering Caddis

The right thread tension makes all the difference

  • By: A. K. Best

Norman Schwarzkopf

Born in Trenton, New Jersey, Norman Schwarzkopf graduated from West Point in 1956. He then embarked on a distinguished military career that included two combat tours in Vietnam and the command of all Allied forces during operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm in 1990-1991. His military awards include

  • By: Stephen Camelio

Please Don't Stand So Close To Me!

On-stream etiquette tips to help you avoid that 'back-in-high-school' feeling

  • By: Buzz Bryson
  • and Paul Guernsey