The day My Mother Left

FR&R contributing editor James Prosek has a new book out. "The Day My Mother Left" is a novel for young adults that tells the story of a young boy who turns to nature to cope with his parents' divorce. For more information, visit .

Jack Sampson (1922 - 2007)

Former FR&R Saltwater columnist Jack Sampson died in March, just shy of his 85th birthday. Jack began writing FR&R's Saltwater column in 1989 and for 10 years he shared his tales of chasing permit and marlin around the world. Jack was a pioneering angler who wrote some of the definitive books

Final Countdown

It's the End of The World as We Know It... And We're Going Fishing

2008 Readers' Choice Award

Let your voice be heard! Do you have a favorite piece of gear remarkable for its quality, performance or longevity? Well, let us know. We are currently taking nominations for the 2008 FR&R Readers' Choice Award. The award is open to any item or piece of gear used while fly-fishing--vises, scissors,

Casts from the Past

The White Pickup Truck Solution:

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