Competitive Fly Fishing and the Notion of What’s “Proper”


Fly Fishing Team USA took bronze at the 2106 World Championships in Vail.
Photo via facebook.com/Flyfishingteamusainc

Our colleague Jesse Haller--the guy in charge of flies and accessories--is a pretty active competition fly fisherman, and he's good at it. When a group from Orvis goes out on the river . . .

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Tuesday Tips: Covering the Sulfur Hatch, Top top Bottom


Sulfur duns on the water are a glorious sight, but the nymphs are often more numerous.
Photos by Ted Fauceglia (top) and Tim Flagler

We have posted hundreds of fly-tying videos over the years, and one of the problems with this format is that posts fall off the front page pretty quickly. If you want to see them again or find . . .

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Take Action to Protect the Upper Delaware River

Written by: Sherri Resti Thomas, Friends of the Upper Delaware River


Delaware River guide Ryan Furtak shows off the kind of fish produced by good water flows.
Photo courtesy Cross Current Guide Service

The Upper Delaware River tailwater is one of the finest wild-trout fisheries in the country.
In less than a week, it could be in grave danger. New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, and . . .

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Podcast: An Interview with Legendary Author John Gierach


Author John Gierach with a gorgeous arctic char.
Photo courtesy CD Clarke

In this week’s podcast, I have the pleasure of chatting with John Gierach, probably the most popular fly-fishing writer in the world (based on the fact that all 18 of his books are still in . . .

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