January 2006

January 2006

Never Been Fished

Southern Chile: Some of the rivers don't even have names...

  • By: Jeff Hull
  • Photography by: Ronni Flannery

2006 Angler's Gear Guide

Purchase this issue to get your copy of Fly Rod&Reel's 2006 Angler's Gear Guide today! You will find it located between pages 36 and 37.

Back to Abaco

Hunting for bigger bonefish in the bahamas

  • By: Will Rice

Angler of the Year

John Betts

  • By: Darrel Martin
  • Photography by: Stephen Collector

Collecting Rods

The freakonomics of a bamboo fetish

  • By: John Gierach

The Kudo Awards

Kudos ('k(y)a-dos) [Greek kydos; akin to Greek akouein, to hear] award, honor; prestige Yes, "Kudos"... a word that makes anglers hunger for the finest fly tackle, for the true stories of great fly-fishers who are larger than life-and also for a certain chewy candy bar that is not half bad

Ultimate Everglades

A guide to angling America's largest -- and fishiest -- wetland

  • By: Steve Kantner

A Tackle Showcase

Once again we turned loose FR&R contributing editors Buzz Bryson, Ted Leeson and Darrel Martin at the International Fly Fishing Retailer Show. Our trio of tackle experts spent three days talking to manufacturers and searching the aisles for all types of innovative tackle that will appear on fly shop

  • By: Ted Leeson
  • , Buzz Bryson
  • and Darrel Martin

My One Regret

Exactly four years ago I made a mistake-one of thousands certainly, but still the only decision I have truly regretted since becoming FR&R's editor in 2001. I am here now to eat some crow, and make amends. What I did was to tinker with something much larger than myself. If you were reading us back then,

  • By: Paul Guernsey

The Boise Valley Woolly Buggers

Teaching the next generation to fish and care for the environment

  • By: Mark Barker

Wind Advisory

Wind power is a splendid idea-but only in the right place

  • By: Ted Williams

Spoiled by the Bighorn

It's been the ruin of many a poor boy, and God I know I'm one

  • By: Jim Reilly

Fishing Small Flies

Smoking fish; a return to Travers Corner; and more

  • By: Seth Norman

Biot Eastern March Brown

A variation on the Western version

  • By: A. K. Best

Nymphs and Emergers

Tips on subsurface angling-and another one on tipping guides

  • By: Paul Guernsey
  • and Buzz Bryson