Casting

Is Your Fly Rod Too Fast?

  • By: Paul Guernsey
  • and Buzz Bryson

Plus, avoiding tailing loops, and an angler's fear of failure

A New Tie in Town

  • By: Darrel Martin

Hot new tying materials, and how to use them

Making the Speed Cast

  • By: Buzz Bryson

Plus, why buy a rotary vise?

Trico Tricks

  • By: Chad Mason

Seven tips to beat summer's hottest hatch

How Far Can Superman Cast?

  • By: Paul Guernsey
  • and Buzz Bryson

Plus, what you can learn from wiggling a fly rod

Driftboat Fishing: The Ins And Outs

  • By: Buzz Bryson

Plus, are guides allowed to yell?

Awards: Last Year in Review

Angler of the Year-Ted Williams "... expresses well-informed and well-reasoned anger over the assaults on fish and fish habitat, and he does it better and more eloquently than anyone else." --Paul Guernsey Readers' Choice-Sage XP Rods "When anglers at both extremes can find happiness with the very same

Streamer Strategies

  • By: Paul Guernsey
  • and Buzz Bryson

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

Cause And Effect

  • By: Paul Guernsey
  • and Buzz Bryson

I'll occasionally see a reference to "overlining" or "underlining" a rod. What is the practical effect of casting a line one line-weight heavier than the rod is designated for? And what is the effect of casting a line one size smaller than the rod? The answer depends not only on the designated weights