The Marble Run

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel
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2010 Rusty Gates Memorial Honorable Mention Story from the Robert Traver Fly-Fishing Writing Award presented by Fly Rod & Reel and the John D. Voelker Foundation

Good Glasses

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel
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Swtich...and you'll be glad you did with this quick-change lens system...

Great White Story

  • By: Joe Healy
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"Picture this…Dense fog off the tip of Monomoy Island, on outer Cape Cod, visibility about 200 feet, and we are fly-fishing for striped bass."

Camp Elegance

  • By: Donald J. Goodman
JOHN D. VOELKER/Robert Traver

The 2010 Robert Traver Fly-Fishing Writing Award Winners will be announced in our Autumn 2010 issue. But for now, a look back at 2009.... The Special Rusty Gates Honorable Mention Recognition for a 2009 Robert Traver Fly-Fishing Writing Award Finalist of particular merit.... "I am standing in the dark doorway at two in the morning looking down the silvered, rain-washed lawn, hearing from across the river the haunting whoop of a whippoorwill and on this side listening to the rollicking fly-fishing trinity sitting around the picnic table—a rendezvous with John Voelker, Mary Orvis Marbury and Dame Juliana Berners."

Family Fly-Fishing Vacations & Getaways

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel
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Travel-planning for you and the entire family this year—where to go, and special programs designed just for family vacations...and fly-fishing. Dive into FR&R's EXCLUSIVE Digital Flip-Book...

Living the High Lonesome Life

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel
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Guests gather at High Lonesome Ranch in De Beque, Colorado—a week in the high country with damsel-fly hatches and big trout...

Take a Bow, Dads

  • By: Joe Healy
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Father's Day is a time for appreciation and sharing...and fly casting!

Tying the Light Way

  • By: Joe Healy
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New lamps from The Daylight Company have helpful applications to fly-tying, including magnification and "twisty" light direction.

The Adirondack Challenge

  • By: Matt Crawford
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Test your skill against stubborn Ausable River brown trout, equipped with only two lucky patterns, during the Two Fly Challenge in the Adirondacks this May.

Black River Dreams: An Interview

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel
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Author Maximilian Werner discusses his new book, the writing life and how fly-fishing helps him focus.