Wine On the Fly Reader / Writer Event

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel
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From sight-fishing on the ranch spring-fed ponds to a drift boat on either the Colorado or Roaring Fork rivers, to a walk and wade on the K-T’s White River and sight-fishing on one of the K-T’s three spring creeks, it’s a guarantee that guests will get their fill of fishing.

"Freshwater Game Fish..." Sampler

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel
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More than a fishing book, Freshwater Game Fish of North America captures the natural history of species as varied as bowfin to bass to dozens of types of trout. What’s an inconnu and where do we catch them? Find out on page 22. What’s the distribution of the common carp? Check page 132. The hallmarks of the book are the incredible color paintings by the author, Peter Thompson. Not since A. J. McClane’s field guides have we seen a book this rich in detail and original artwork. It’s stunning. ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: See pages from the book—Click Here!

Boat Show Best Bet

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel
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Stop by the Miami Boat Show this weekend—meet FR&R Salt Water Columnist Chico Fernandez and see Hell's Bay great new boats designed for shallow-water fishing...and fly fisher's needs.

Savage Gods...

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel
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"Savage Gods, Silver Ghosts: In the Wild with Ted Hughes," a highly readable and entertaining new book by Ehor Boyanowsky. Fishing in B.C.’s wilderness fuels the bonds of friendship between the author and literary giant Ted Hughes.

Fantastic Fish Carvings

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel
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“I loved the art and beauty of finely crafted decoys working on water or on display in one?s home, but my passion for fly fishing and trout made for a natural transition to fish carving.”

Starting Anglers Out Right

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel
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A special program helps to recruit and retain anglers, while also imparting the stewardship of our lakes, streams and seas—"because our lifestyle runs downstream."

Reader Letters

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel
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Professor Buzz, recently you were queried about barbless verses barbed hooks. And, unfortunately, your response was (technically/scientifically) incorrect. Actually, there aren’t two sides to this story, there are three: barbed versus pinched; and barbed versus barbless. Please let me explain

Into the Off Season

  • By: John Gierach
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The conceit among trout fishers is that we’re all such unreconstructed fanatics that when fishing possibilities dwindle over the winter we go quietly insane. In fact, some do—and not always quietly—but others seem to take the break more or less in stride and a few even think it’s “good for the soul,” as Nick Lyons once said, to have an off-season for rest and reflection.

Next Steps in Island Park, ID

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel
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SPECIAL REPORT: WorldCast Anglers, the owners of the A-Bar property proximate to the Henry's Fork in Island Park, discuss plans for the future.

Stalking the Conejos

  • By: John Gierach
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"Creeks are 'dear to my heart,' as my grandmother would have said, and since I don’t have a spare heart to turn to, I’m glad to know there are hundreds of thousands of miles of them: more than I could fish in thirty lifetimes."