A Maine Original

  • By: Kathy Scott

Greg Ponte and I had 12 kids practicing roll casts on a May afternoon in Maine. When my three toughest students threw in the towel, I knew they wouldn't get off that easily. I glanced across the pond and watched Greg Ponte work his magic on them. He studied the trio, now sitting against the brick wall

Coal-Country Trout

  • By: Ted Williams

Fish don't have to be just another coal-industry waste product

FBI Terrorist Hunter Randy Leben

  • By: Paul Guernsey

Special Agent Randy Leben retired last September after 25 years with the FBI. He was a counter-intelligence officer for most of his career; then, after 9/11, he began working in counter-terrorism. After taking up fly-fishing in the early 1990's, he began to see intriguing parallels between his new favorite

Maintenance Check

  • By: Buzz Bryson
  • and Paul Guernsey

Caring for reels, waders & fly lines

Streamer Strategies

  • By: Buzz Bryson
  • and Paul Guernsey

Plus, rod "tracking" and "tip-bounce" defined; A brief history of catch-and-release