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  • By: James Butler
Why Fly Fish

Why Fly Fishing? A new DVD asks, and answers, this very question. By Jim Butler It all started at the Yale Peabody Museum, really. The Peabody was making plans to display a traveling exhibit from the American Museum of Fly Fishing (AMFF), called "Seeing Wonders: The Nature of Fly Fishing."

Herring Hearsay

  • By: Ted Williams
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In what should be America's most important river-herring refuge, superstition suppresses these imperiled fish.

O Crappie Days!

  • By: Chad Mason
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The Speckled panfish does take flies.

Abel Benefit Reels

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Abel puts reel design thought into helping out fly-fishing causes.

Dam Stupid

  • By: Ted Williams

When it comes to the "new" Columbia/Snake salmon plan, the courts have had it with federal arrogance.

Metal-flake Fly Rods

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What can the new tournament-ready bassin' rods do for us?

Angler Flotation Devices

  • By: Beau Beasley
A pontoon boat is stable  easy to maneuver and keeps the angler out of the water

Don't stand on shore and miss the action-launch out to the fish.

Fishing Hall of Fame Announces 10th Induction Class

International event honors contributions of five to the sport of fishing.

Editor's Notes

  • By: Joe Healy
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I grew up on a lake in Central New York, Oneida Lake, known as one of the Northeast's top walleye waters. I took my share of that brand of perch-we always said "pike" in CNY, but walleyes are of the perch family, and calling them pike is similar lazy usage as saying that brookies are trout when

Ask FR&R

  • By: Buzz Bryson
Mastering the strip strike is critical if you want to hook certain saltwater species such as tarpon  Try NOT to lift the rod

Mastering the strip-strike, how to recycle your leaders and calculate a fish's weight.