April 2009

Features

  • Season's First Stones: Success with the early seasons biggest bugs
  • Quest for Golden Trout: Outlandish goals and heavy packs prove a burden in the high montains
  • FR&R Field Test - Reel Economy: $110 to $130 buys a lot of reel these days
  • Triple Threat Caddis: Three Euro flies for U.S. Caddis hatches
  • Caddis Understudies: Focus only on mayflies and you may miss a caddis motherload

Departments

  • Upfront notes
  • Letters
  • Presentation
  • ASk FR&R
  • Short Casts
  • Conservation: Changing the hatchery trout perception in California
  • Salt Water: Successful fly storage starts witn the right box
  • Bass & Panfish: Structureed warmwater fly-fishing success
  • All About... Wading Streams: Special tactics for sketchy crossings
  • 10-Minute Ties: Cream Midge Emerger
  • New Gear: Patagonia SST Rev Jacket, Ross Vexis reels and more...
  • Sporting Life: Trials of the book tour

Here's a pic of my buddy Alex Everett with a nice brown

Here's a pic of my buddy Alex Everett with a nice brown

Here's a pic of my buddy Alex Everett with a nice brown on the Henrys Fork in Idaho—Bruce Smithhammer

Here's a head-on view of our big bull trout.—Chris

Here's a head-on view of our big bull trout.—Chris

Here's a head-on view of our big bull trout.—Chris Treible

This bull trout was caught while my Dad Peter and I

This bull trout was caught while my Dad Peter and I

This bull trout was caught while my Dad Peter and I were fishing one of Glacier National Park's Many lakes. -Chris Treible