Autumn New Gear

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel

"The Force/MV1 is rated at 190 to 220 grains and the Force/MV3 at 350 to 400 grains. The rods feature an angled-forward stripping guide (to aid in shooting line), a handsome triangular reel seat and a super-aggressive rod taper..."

Return to Henry's Fork

  • By: Greg Thomas
  • Photography by: Greg Thomas

Where the rejuvenated fishing on this classic trout river is far better than you might have heard.

Book Reviews

  • By: Seth Norman
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From our Summer 2010 issue...two new titles with outdoors themes: "Keeping Track" by Ed Gray and "Threatened Species" by Jeff Vande Zande.

NOAA Opens Gulf to Fishing

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel

NOAA today reopened to commercial and recreational fishing 7,970 square miles of Gulf waters along the southern boundary of the federal closed area.

Get the Float Line

  • By: Darrel Martin

AUTUMN WEB BONUS: A sidebar on building a fly that accomplishes the right float line...From the "All About…Hackle" department in the Autumn 2010 issue.

The Marble Run

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel

2010 Rusty Gates Memorial Honorable Mention Story from the Robert Traver Fly-Fishing Writing Award presented by Fly Rod & Reel and the John D. Voelker Foundation

Cover Coverage

  • By: Greg Thomas

"We’ve used that partridge for so many years it solidifies the usefulness of that material in imitating Callibaetis spinners," says Rene' Harrop of the pattern on our Autumn 2010 cover.

About Our Autumn Cover

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel
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Yes, the Callibaetis Spinner is a beautiful, stunning pattern...but it's also a top stillwater trout catcher. The cover photographer this issue tells you why…

WEB BONUS: More on Belize

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel

From our "Traveling Angler" report in the Autumn 2010 issue. "We were poling down the edge of a mangrove-lined shoreline that fell off onto a sandy shelf on the flats of Turneffe Flats."

Good Glasses

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel

Swtich...and you'll be glad you did with this quick-change lens system...