Back in 1979, FR&R-then Rod And Reel-started life as a fishing magazine with a difference. From the beginning, founding editor John Merwin expressed a bold, maybe even reckless, willingness to step outside the hidebound hook-and-bullet mold and experiment a bit. Perhaps the most startling-and risky-thing
Guess Who Won The Biggest Prize In The History Of Fly-Fishing?
'Whenever I crammed for time to replenish my streamer box... '
A while back my good friend, Richard Corbett, was driving past my house on the way to a construction job when he got the sudden urge to pull into my driveway for no other reason than to show off the superb specimen of a gray squirrel he had just salvaged from the side of the road. "It's still warm,"
- By: Buzz Bryson
- and Darrel Martin
Dealing-or not-with the "raw" materials of fly-tying; balancing a rod & reel