After our Fiction Award committee selected "Tex, Mex and the Amazons" as the 2005 winner of fly-fishing's most prestigious short-story competition, we decided we'd better find out a little bit about the author, Rhett Ashley, of Leaburg, Oregon, since we'd never heard of him before. When we called him,
Seeing a river through new eyes
The most practical approach to flying with your fishing gear
After a long career in the office or the shop, you deserve some time on the water
Three generations of anglers on a steelhead stream
Here's FR&R's list of the finest places for living out the dream
The first sign appeared over 10 years ago, when I was still-though just barely-in my thirties. I was fishing a twilight caddis hatch and was hooking brown trout of up to 18 inches. Wading nearby, though as yet without a trout to his credit, was a young fisherman of 17 or 18 whom I knew only as "the kid."
Plus, steelheading from a new British Columbia lodge
In this case, it would make sense for the US Army to retreat
A pair of mystery novels, a book by Babb and saltwater flies
Plus, RIO's Nymph Line, Hollander's reel & two intriguing gadgets
- By: Jim Reilly
- , Ted Leeson
- and Buzz Bryson
I can't count the number of times I've hit a hatch of black midges on a stream, pond or lake. They seem to thrive everywhere and trout seem to thrive on them as well. They can range in size from 14 to tiny 22's. Years ago I tied both emergers with trailing shucks and the winged adults. Since then I've
Plus, are guides allowed to yell?