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Wandering the aisles of the International Fly Tackle Dealer Show this past July, we came across some outstanding gear. You’ll soon be reading about the things that caught our eye both here, and in the pages of Fly Rod & Reel.

Billy Pate Anti-Reverse Tarpon reel lands historic world record.


We generally don’t make a big deal of world records, but we couldn’t ignore the opportunity to pass along this press release from Tibor.

Billy Pate Anti-Reverse Tarpon reel lands historic world record.

If You See a Chance, Take It


jSOME PEOPLE HAVE ALL THE luck. And if you were Amy Trina on March 30, you definitely had it. That’s because she was fishing Abergris Caye out of San Pedro, Belize when she hooked into a fish that some anglers spend a lifetime trying, often unsuccessfully, to catch.

Traver Award


Dave Karczynski

I grew up in the southwest suburbs of Chicago, where my brothers and I chased fish wherever they were found, from farm ponds to shipping canals and everywhere in between. When I was 10 my parents started taking the family north to Wisconsin’s Wolf River country, where we pursued white bass, pike and walleye. It was there that I developed a deep and abiding love for the water.

A Dream Fly-Fishing Address

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel

FR&R's managing editor makes an offer: If you're ready to live the dream of life in Trout Central, he has just the house for you...Check out this Ennis, Montana, address...