Video: How to Match a Bead to a Hook

Figuring out which size bead to use on a particular hook can be the key to a well-proportioned fly, but there are a tons of options. Here, Tim explains how to choose the right kind of bead and how to match the sizes, as well. Once you’ve got this . . .

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Podcast: Selecting Flies for Saltwater, with Capt. Tuck Scott

This week’s podcast is a discussion with Capt. Tuck Scott, head guide at Bay Street Outfitters of Beaufort, South Carolina. Tuck gives us solid tips on choosing flies for saltwater inshore species, concentrating on redfish . . .

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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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Take a Classic Phil Monahan Fly-Fishing Trivia Challenge 03.21.19

Welcome to a classic edition of our weekly trivia challenge, in which we test your knowledge of all things fly fishing and where you might learn a thing or two about this sport we love. This week, we’ve got ten questions about fish records, species . . .

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Tom Rosenbauer Receives Izaak Walton Award from the American Museum of Fly Fishing

On Tuesday, March 12—at a ceremony held at the swanky Anglers’ Club of New York—our own Tom Rosenbauer became the sixth recipient of the American Museum of Fly Fishing Izaak Walton Award. In the notes for the evening’s events, historian . . .

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