Hexagenia Helpers

  • By: Capt. Tony Petrella
  • Photography by: Ted Fauceglia

Web Bonus from our July/September issue. When the Michigan mayfly is hatching, try these two patterns developed by a Michigan fly-fishing guide.

Jackson Hole One Fly Patterns

  • By: Greg Thomas

Web Bonus from our July/September issue. Which flies have brought home bragging rights each year in the prestigious One Fly Competition?

More About Big Bonefish…

  • By: Chico Fernandez
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Most flies for these big bonefish are a size or two larger than the rest of the bonefish world, with most flies falling between a size 2 and 1 and even size 1/0s.

Bonefish Bay

  • By: Joe Healy

Tranquility is a distinctly Caribbean word. Say it slow and you hear tin drums playing, you hear the lilt of cheerful island patois; it’s one of those beckoning words that belongs in a calypso song by Walter Ferguson: “Tran-quil-it-y/for you and me…” Or it would be a cool name for a fishing lodge in Belize.

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Big Brown from Western Washington Lake

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Cool Gadgets Ease Fishing Frustrations

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel

Trout season is gaining momentum and these three items can make your fishing a little more frustration-free this year. Clear some room in your fishing vest...

Reel in a Cure Outfits

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel
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Susie Hauck Remembered; Ross to Donate $10,000.00 to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

A Winning Combo: Wine and Fly-Fishing

  • By: Fly Rod and Reel

Wine on the Fly combines two great pursuits: Fly-fishing in the Rocky Mountains and tasting some of Napa Valley's best vintages.

Reader Appreciation Sweepstakes—Trip to Pesca Maya Lodge in Mexico!

This could be you fishing in Mexico, courtesy of Fly Rod & Reel!

To commemorate our 30th Anniversary, we've teamed up with Pesca Maya Fishing Lodge in Mexico's Yucatan to give away a reader trip!