Russell Blessing Remembered

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel
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The originator of arguably the most popular fly in use today, with a special tribute by his son. "So many stories, so many memories, and I was blessed to spend them with who I believe is one of the greatest fly fisherman to fish the waters of Pennsylvania, Russell Blessing."

Gathering of the Tying Tribe

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel
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The International Fly Tying Symposium convenes this weekend in Somerset, New Jersey. Turn out to learn more about tying and to meet some of the world's top artists at the vise…

Seasonal Purist

  • By: John Gierach
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GET YOUR GIERACH HERE...This bonus "Sporting Life" column anchors our 2010 Digital Trout Annual. "In the kind of chilly, low-ceilinged weather that’s thought to be best for hatches, this trip also involves driving the narrow canyon road up into the sensory deprivation of the cloud cover."

McGuane's Favorite Fly

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel
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A Borcher Special–influenced Adams has a special place in the fly boxes of novelist and FR&R Angler of the Year Thomas McGuane

Redfish Can't Jump

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel
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A DVD that celebrates fly-fishing in the marshes of North Carolina for the "bronze ghost"—and cautions on ways in which faulty fisheries management is seriously imperiling this popular inshore species.