Don't Forget

The 2007 Traver Writing Award

Neoprene Makers Pay CalTrout

As a part of a multimillion-dollar class-action lawsuit against the manufacturers of neoprene materials, California Trout will receive a portion of the $3 million settlement. The lawsuit, filed in California state court, contended that the neoprene manufacturers conspired to fix the price of neoprene,

Cast from the Past

Once you get hooked on this hatch, you can't leave it alone. It's one of the most absorbing hatches we fish, and it can be the most rewarding or the most exasperating. Dick Pobst on the Hex hatch May/June 1985

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Prosek Joins Winston

FR&R contributing editor James Prosek has teamed up with the folks at Twin Bridges, Montana, and will work with Winston to further protect and conserve indigenous trout species around the world through the World Trout program. James also appears in a short film about the program filmed by Feltsoul

Judge Finds for Public on The Little Juniata River

In a victory for public access advocates, a Pennsylvania judge has ruled that the Little Juniata River is a navigable waterway and open to the public for fishing and boating. The ruling puts to rest a long-simmering dispute between the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the owners of the Spring Ridge Club,

Good News for the Penobscot River

The Bush administration has allocated $10 million to the Penobscot River Restoration Project to remove dams on Maine's Penobscot River that prevent Atlantic salmon migration. Specifically, the funds will be used to remove the Veazie and Great Works dams, and install a fish passage at the Howland dam,

Lyons Launches Skyhorse Press

Tony Lyons, former president of The Lyons Press (and son of angling and book legend Nick Lyons) has once again entered the fly-fishing publishing fray. Lyons' new company, Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., will publish titles on a variety of subjects including military history, conservation, nature and, of

Feeding The System

Chris Tompkins likes dead fish. For the past four years he's spent every other autumn weekend loading his truck with a putrid soup of dead, decaying fish. Chris, whose day job is working as a research scientist, drives this nauseating load into the Cascade Mountains in Washington State from which the

'08 Readers' Choice Award

Let your voice be heard: We're currently accepting nominations for the 2008 FR&R Readers' Choice Award. If you have used a piece of gear that rises above the rest, we want to hear about it. The field is open to anything: rods, waders, reels, tippets, boats, boots--you name it. You can submit nominations