Quill Body Midge Emerger

  • By: A. K. Best

A versatile and easy early season fly

Salmon Shell Game

  • By: Ted Williams

Suddenly the feds can't tell wild salmonids from obese, stump-finned hatchery clones

Washington's Rocky Ford Creek

  • By: Paul Guernsey

Sometimes a large fish will be so completely cooperative that catching it almost seems like some sort of shameful accident. My first big Rocky Ford rainbow was like that. Without moving anything but its jaw, the four- or five-pounder sitting a mere rod's length upstream of me took my size 14 nymph into

Write For Us!

  • By: Paul Guernsey

In our June Letters column, Bruce Halliday, of Centerville, Ohio, suggested that the magazine launch some sort of "Reader's Choice Angler of the Year Award." Bruce pointed out that ever since we first began recognizing our Anglers of the Year in 1985, most of the people who received the award have been

Flying Ants

  • By: A. K. Best

A highly effective pattern that's a snap to tie