November 2003

November 2003

Stuff for the Salt

Gear for the Tropics; SA's New Trout Line

  • By: Buzz Bryson

Rain

Sometimes it's good to get wet

  • By: John Gierach

The New York Giants

Catching the Annual Brown-Trout Blitz in the Lake Ontario Tribs

  • By: Paul Guernsey

My Trip of a Lifetime

Nobody ever wins a trip to Alaska... do they?

  • By: Jason Baumgart

Crooked Island

Bonefish and grouper and remoras... oh my!

Revolutionary Ideas

The Rotary Round-Up

  • By: Ted Leeson

2003 Robert Traver Fly-Fishing Fiction Award

The winner of this year's Robert Traver Fly-Fishing Fiction Award is Keith McCafferty, for his story Autumn Hope. McCafferty's piece was chosen from among more than 150 stories entered in fly-fishing's most prestigious annual fiction contest. McCafferty-our seventh Fiction Award winner since 1995-lives

The Ultimate Fly-Fishing Vehicle

Win this one-of-a-kind Ford Expedition AND and a fly-fishing trip... or one of 43 other exciting prizes

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel

The Great Lakes

Could it be that fishing the Great Lakes tributaries is more rewarding than, say, New Zealand or Tierra del Fuego?

  • By: Paul Guernsey

A Rocky Mountain Gem

Ruby Springs Lodge Offers Outstanding Fishing, and Top-Shelf Comfort

  • By: James Butler

New Mexico's Soaring Eagle Lodge

Big trout on the San Juan River Tailwater

  • By: Taylor Streit

A Policy for Oceans

Suddenly There Is Hope for Marine Fish

  • By: Ted Williams

Waters, Large and Small

Small Streams, Western Rivers--and Angling at Altitude

  • By: Seth Norman

Easy Wulff Wings

Finally, a solution to the tedium of tying with calftail

  • By: A. K. Best

Having a Ball

KC Royals Mike Sweeney has an All-Star appetite for fly-fishing

  • By: Greg Echlin

Explosive Combinations

I have heard that you should not mix nylon leaders and tippet material with fluorocarbon leaders and tippet. Is this true, and if so, why? I think the combination becomes explosive if placed in water... Seriously, mixing fluorocarbon and regular nylon can be a problem, but no more so than mixing two

  • By: Buzz Bryson
  • and Paul Guernsey