November 2003

November 2003

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

Stuff for the Salt

Gear for the Tropics; SA's New Trout Line

  • By: Buzz Bryson


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!

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