Pro Tips: The Keys to Flats Skiff Etiquette

Ben Sittig, a.k.a Huge Fly Fisherman, admits that he was pretty nervous the first time he got on a flats skiff because he didn't know quite what to do. Since he is now an official saltwater junkie, he's gleaned a lot of information that novices will find . . .

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Leave No Fly Behind and Avoid “The Hanging Tree”

Written by: George Daniel, author of Dynamic Nymphing


A fluorescent yellow Mop Fly makes for an unnatural and dangerous ornament in a streamside tree.
Photo by George Daniel

Anyone familiar with The Hunger Games trilogy will recall a scene in the movie when the heroine sings the lyrics to a song titled, “The Hanging Tree.” This morbid tune is about death, but for . . .

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Classic Podcast: Bugs, Bugs, Bugs, with Peter Stitcher


Peter Stitcher with a gorgeous rainbow.
Photo courtesy Peter Stitcher

This week, I interview aquatic biologist and fly fisher Peter Stitcher, who not only has a great way of organizing fly boxes (a question I have always neglected to answer properly), but he also has . . .

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