AUTUMN WEB BONUS: A sidebar on building a fly that accomplishes the right float line...From the "All About…Hackle" department in the Autumn 2010 issue.
"We’ve used that partridge for so many years it solidifies the usefulness of that material in imitating Callibaetis spinners," says Rene' Harrop of the pattern on our Autumn 2010 cover.
More coverage from our Summer 2010 issue, from the feature "Fresh for the Salt" on patterns that do double-duty for fresh- and saltwater species.
"The more time you spend focusing and tuning in on the subtleties of rivers, the more you ultimately become the fly angler you want to be."
"After wading through swift waters, stumbling over rock-strewn river beds and long trudges down abrupt canyons, I sensed that New Zealand might be no place for old men. Yet, the moment that I spotted a large, lovely brown, all was forgiven."