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.