Scott's Bamboo Rods

  • By: Buzz Bryson

Scott's new SC rod series reflects the steady, if not growing, interest in the art and craft of cane rods. Scott has teamed with Bernard Ramanauskas, who at a relatively young age has already become an established name in the cane rod community. Ramanauskas and Scott are making a series of three two-piece

Out of the Ashes: Giant Rainbows

On May 18, 1980, Mount St. Helens erupted with the force of 350 megatons of dynamite. The blast denuded 230 square miles of forest and sent 1.4 billion cubic yards of ash 15 miles into the sky. To say that the eruption was cataclysmic would be an understatement. Right in the path of the ash cloud and

Hardy Old School Prints

This is one of the coolest things to come across our desk in a while. Hardy went deep into its archives to create a limited-edition set of prints that reproduce covers from the English tackle company's catalogs from 1894 to 1956. The images hearken back to the days of tweed, cane rods and gut tippets

Fly Rod & Reel Presents: Fly Fishing Film Tour

Looking for something a little different to do this winter? Tired of watching the same old fly-fishing videos featuring the same old fly-fishing "personalities?" Do you crave triple-X, hard-core fish porn? That's what we thought, and The Fly-Fishing Film Tour is what you need. FR&R has teamed up with

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Help the Roscoe Library

The public library in Trout Town USA, aka Roscoe, New York, suffered extensive damage in the floods that hit the Delaware River Valley last June. Not only was the building that houses the Roscoe Free Library wrecked in the flooding, but the small library's book collection was all but destroyed as well.

Best Use of Catch-and-Release

"At the time of his blind date with Ms. Taylor, he had been divorced for two years and was living in an Upper East Side bachelor pad filled with hunting trophies. 'Women to him were like fish,' said Sissy Yates, his sister-in-law. 'It was a catch-and-release kind of thing.'" --From The New York Times

Project Healing Waters

First lieutenant Eivind Forseth grew up fly-fishing on the Yellowstone River. But while serving with the Army's 82nd Airborne Division in Iraq, he was hit by an IED that shattered the bones in his right arm and paralyzed his right hand. Following a medical evacuation to Walter Reed Army Medical Center,

Cast from the Past

"A boat so well designed and constructed doesn't come cheap. Prices range from roughly $1,500 for a basic model to upwards of $3,000 for one that includes all imaginable amenities for the pampered angler. Maintenance on the metal or glass boats is minimal, though, and your drift boat should be river