September 1998

September 1998

The Robert Traver Fly-Fishing Fiction Award 1998

Topics: Traver award introductory page

Edith's Rule

Topics: "the 1998 Robert Traver Fly-Fishing Fiction Award winning story about an old man, his wife, and a young girl"

  • By: Seth Norman

Elbow Your Way to Better Casting

Topics: Elbow movement

  • By: Joan Salvatto Wulff

An Afternoon on Cape San Blass

Topics: Traver Fiction entry

  • By: T. Felton Harrison

A Northwest Steelhead Album

Topics: Northwest steelhead photo essay Fish: Steelhead Location(s): Northwest

  • By: Andy Anderson


Topics: "stumbling onto a rare, perfect fishing place" Fish: Trout State Sector: Wyoming

  • By: John Gierach

Need A Permit Fly?

Topics: Using a mantis shrimp to catch permit Fish: Permit Location(s): Belize Flypattern(s): Mantis shrimp

  • By: Jack Samson

Learning to Improvise

Topics: "fishing ""wrong"" sometimes turns out right" Fish: Trout Water(s): Slough Creek Dealer/Manufacturer(s): "Marryat 905-3 Evolution Fly Rod, East Coast Fisherman's Light Tackle Cooler, Royal Wulff Monoclear Triangle Taper Line"

  • By: Dave Hughes

Two Good Rods

Topics: Orvis Trident TL; RIO LongCast fly lines; St. Croix Legend Ultra 908

  • By: Paul McGurren

Blood Knot

Topics: Traver Fiction entry Dealer/Manufacturer(s): Uni Products; Delorme; Ross Reels; Scientific Anglers

  • By: Pete Fromm

Chasing Western Big-Fly Hatches

Topics: Western fishing using larger flies

  • By: Neale Streeks

Looking For Charlie's Hat

Topics: Traver Fiction entry

  • By: David S. Warren

Dump & Hope

Topics: Artifical reefs don't always benefit fish State Sector: Florida

  • By: Ted Williams

Bead-Shuck Emergers

Topics: Bead-Shuck emergers Flypattern(s): Bead-Shuck Emerger Dealer/Manufacturer(s):

  • By: Ted Leeson
  • and Jim Schollmeyer

Treasures & Tactics

Topics: "River Keeper: The Life of William James Lunn (John Waller Hills, Flyfisher's Classic Library), Tarpon Fishing in Mexico and Florida (Edward George Spencer-Churchill, Meadow Run Press), Drift Boat Strategies (Neale Streeks, Pruett Publishing Co.), Fly-Fishing Stillwaters for Trophy Trout (Denny

  • By: Seth Norman

Form From Fluff

Topics: Patterns that create form from fluff and the advantages to fluffy feathered flies Flypattern(s): Airedal; Chickabou Crayfish

  • By: Darrel Martin