The Enduring Allure of Snook
A beginners guid to theis exciting gamefish.
The Far Side of Paradise
Chasing giant trevally in the Seychelles
Once again, it's the time of year when the staff of FR&R gets together with some of the magazine's contributors to select those pieces of gear that deserve to be recognized with a Kudo Award...
In Hemingway's Meadow
Rod Crossman The river, as Hemingway said, was still there. It was there in 1919, swirling against the log pilings of the railroad bridge in Seney, Michigan, while he fished it, feeding grasshoppers downstream with his fly rod and silk line. It was there in 1925, when he sat in a Paris cafe, writing
Lives of Fly Rods
Rod Crossman Things have secret lives, according to Neruda. And the longer I live, the more I believe it. Things have secret lives, especially bamboo fly rods. Pablo Neruda was Chile's most beloved poet, and in an article urging poets to focus on simple things, he said it was "wise to scrutinize useful
An Early October Elk Hunt
BC's Elk River is spectacular in the fall
Shake and Float
Rod Crossman After much begging the kid gets the keys to his dad's truck and drives to the fly shop in town. There he is talked into more flies than he wants, and a new powder flotant-highly recom-mended-and a spool of 5X. He spends all his money. Then he leaves. He drives the father's truck back to
Secrets of the Deep
Lou Tabory's tips on Casting Sinking Lines
Traver Award-winner Jeff Day Donna Chiarelli The results of the 2007 Traver competition have left us shocked-but only in a good way. If you'll remember, we announced earlier this year that we had decided to experiment with changing our 14-year-old "fiction" competition into a "writing" contest in order
Gear Review: Vest Packs
Any long-distance wader or hike-in angler needs one of these. Here's what's out there.