Bats: Catch-and-Release

  • By: Paul Guernsey
  • and Buzz Bryson

Plus, an all-around rod selection; and choosing wader styles

Hot Topics

  • By: Paul Guernsey
  • and Buzz Bryson

Heat damage; The high cost of fishing gear; Getting kids started

The Learning Curve

  • By: Paul Guernsey
  • and Buzz Bryson

Fishing skills: How to get good FAST; proper split-shot placement

Airports and anglers; Do barbless hooks help?; Plus, Professor Buzz has homework for you...

  • By: Paul Guernsey
  • and Buzz Bryson

A couple of years ago [March, 2002], John Gierach wrote a brief piece for FR&R about flying with fly-fishing gear in the wake of the terrorism-inspired safety precautions. At the time, Gierach-and the magazine-promised an update as soon as things became "clearer, and more uniform airport to airport and

Fly-Fishing Legends

  • By: Buzz Bryson
  • and Paul Guernsey

Where's Ernie? And, is the bow-and-arrow cast for real?

The Fly(fish)ing Nun

  • By: Buzz Bryson
  • and Paul Guernsey

Who wrote the first angling book?; When floating lines sink

Maintenance Check

  • By: Paul Guernsey
  • and Buzz Bryson

Caring for reels, waders & fly lines

Streamer Strategies

  • By: Buzz Bryson
  • and Paul Guernsey

Plus, rod "tracking" and "tip-bounce" defined; A brief history of catch-and-release

Road Kill Questions

  • By: Buzz Bryson
  • and Darrel Martin

Dealing-or not-with the "raw" materials of fly-tying; balancing a rod & reel

Please Don't Stand So Close To Me!

  • By: Paul Guernsey
  • and Buzz Bryson

On-stream etiquette tips to help you avoid that 'back-in-high-school' feeling