Soft Goods

Industry Update

  • By: Kirk Deeter

Angling Trade Report…On trends in the fly-fishing industry... Time for a brief preview of the new-products front for 2009. Many of the key fly-fishing market players who led with trump in 2008 are now leveraging/expanding product lines into which they’ve poured significant R-and-D

New Gierach October 2008


Cortland Precision Platinum The Precision Platinum is Cortland’s latest addition to the Precision Dyna-Tip floating trout-line series. The line was developed with tough trout-fishing situations in mind—from large rivers and tailwaters, to spring creeks and small streams. Precision Platinum

World Trout Fund

World Trout funding surpasses quarter-million mark; grants program expands support for threatened species.

Waiting It Out

  • By: Steven Spigelmyer

Steven here reporting from Yellowstone, Week #2: The Firehole and Gibbon rivers looked more like rivers in Willy Wonka's Factory than blue-ribbon fisheries...

Short Casts

  • By: James Butler
Why Fly Fish

Why Fly Fishing? A new DVD asks, and answers, this very question. By Jim Butler It all started at the Yale Peabody Museum, really. The Peabody was making plans to display a traveling exhibit from the American Museum of Fly Fishing (AMFF), called "Seeing Wonders: The Nature of Fly Fishing."