Short Casts

  • By: Tom Montgomery
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New Bear Safety And Conflict Tactics.

Treadwell didn’t listen. You should.

by Tom Smith

 

An Angle On Art

  • By: Bob White
  • Illustrations by: Becca Schlaff
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Becca Schlaff’s Tributes to the Colors of Fish

 

Guide Flies

  • By: Brian Chan
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Tying a Fair Damsel

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The challenges facing native fish aren’t limited to a single watershed, species or geography, or to salt or fresh water—they are global. Overfishing, introduction of invasive species, destruction of habitat and spawning grounds, man-made pollution and general lack of data are universal factors that endanger native fish, whether they are wild cutthroat in the Rockies, bonefish in the Florida Keys, permit off the Yucatan Peninsula . . . or even Slovenia’s softmouth trout.

guide flies

  • By: Kelly Galloup
  • Photography by: Louis Cahill
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The first time I took a fly pattern to a manufacturer was back in 1980, and since then I’ve submitted many, many more. For me it was a relatively easy process because there were very few people submitting new patterns at that time; now, as an established fly designer (and a shop owner for more than 30 years) it’s even less of a chore.