Stack Mends Fly Flotant & Cleaning Fish

Can you explain a "stack mend" to me? When? How? A stack mend is used to create a pile, or stack, of line to facilitate a drag-free drift, typically on a downstream-and-across presentation that crosses multiple current seams. In its simplest form, the angler is feeding line directly downstream from his

Simms G3 Waders, Filsons Mackinaw Jacket and More

G3 Guide Convertible Waders One of the smartest models in Simms' revamped line of waders is the G3 Guide Convertible, which is equally functional in both waist-high and chest-high configurations. Most waders of this type give priority to chest-high mode, with waist-high use an inconvenient afterthought that involves re-wiring your suspenders, fussing with your belt and fighting folds of excess fabric.

The Mining Law of 1872

  • By: Ted Williams

The law that time forgot

New for Early 2008

Orvis Helios

Orvis Helios rod, SA's new line and much more were introduced in late 2007 for the 2008 fishing season.

The 2008 Kudo Awards


Once again, it's the time of year when the staff of FR&R gets together with some of the magazine's contributors to select those pieces of gear that deserve to be recognized with a Kudo Award...