July 2002

July 2002

Simple Silhouettes

Topics: "Multi-tools of the fly-box: the 3-D Caddis, the Para-Ant, the Crowe Beetle" Flypattern(s): "the 3-D Caddis, the Para-Ant, the Crowe Beetle"

  • By: Jason Borger

As Fine As frog Hair

Topics: "Frog Hair tippet material, Abel Freshwater fly rods" Season: June-late July

  • By: Buzz Bryson

Alaskan Trout Flies

Topics: Assembling the deadliest selection for Alaska's big rainbows and char Fish: "Salmon, rainbow, arctic char" Location(s): Alaska Flypattern(s): "Thunder Creek, Guide's Special (red), Maggot Fly, Flashback Pheasant Tail Nymph, Chiappone Sculpin"

  • By: Will Rice

Cutthroat Solitaire

Topics: The extreme remoteness of Idaho's Salmon River Middle Fork makes for uncrowded fishing Fish: Westslope cutthroat Location(s): Idaho State Sector: Central Water(s): Middle Fork of the Salmon River

  • By: Ed Lawrence

Harker's Island

Topics: North Carolina's annual false albacore blitz Fish: False albacore Location(s): North Carolina State Sector: Harker's Island

Uncatchable Trout

Topics: Some are more uncathcable than others Season: Early autumn

  • By: John Gierach

Wading The Web

Topics: How to find angling information on the internet. Best web sites for angling information

  • By: Arnie Sabatelli

Under the Spell of Yukon Grayling

Topics: Fishing adventures in the Yukon Fish: Grayling Location(s): Canada State Sector: Yukon Territory Water(s): "Rancheria, North Fork of the Klondike River" Flypattern(s): "Elkhair Caddis, Blue Wing Olives, Wulffs, Spiders, Adams, Goddard Caddis, Hare's Ears"

  • By: John Holt

We're All Trout Bums This Time of Year

Topics: "Trout Bum Tournament reminder, the sad events of last September are a reminder to get out there and fish as often as possible"

  • By: Paul Guernsey

Fish & Game Politics

Topics: "Anglers, hunters and environmentalists need to join forces"

  • By: Ted Williams

The Midnight Fish

Topics: "Midnight Fish&Other Stories (Scott Bowen, The Morris-Lee Publishing Group), The Moon Pulled Up and Acre of Bass (Peter Kaminsky, TheiaBooks), Fly Fishing (E. Donnall Thomas, Jr. W.W. Norton&Compamy)"

  • By: Seth Norman

Midges Part I

Topics: "The Twisted Worm, the bead Worm, CDC Mirage Midge Pupa"

  • By: Darrel Martin

Durable Beetles

Topics: Bugskin Beetle Season: MId-August

  • By: A. K. Best

Tiny Soft-Hackle Flies

Topics: "Wonderful soft-hackle collars can be made from barred hen neckss and backs, available in size 16&18 and in the right colors, putting an end to the hassles of hackling smaller flies." Dealer/Manufacturer(s): "Gamma Technologies, Abel Quality Products"

  • By: A. K. Best

Rod Repairs

Topics: "Cork grip repair, repairing a ding to prevent rod from breaking, which is it: Lefty or ""Righty"" Kreh?,tips on tipping fishing guides"

  • By: Paul Guernsey
  • and Buzz Bryson