Stack Mends Fly Flotant & Cleaning Fish

Can you explain a "stack mend" to me? When? How? A stack mend is used to create a pile, or stack, of line to facilitate a drag-free drift, typically on a downstream-and-across presentation that crosses multiple current seams. In its simplest form, the angler is feeding line directly downstream from his

How much gear is too much?

  • By: Buzz Bryson
Although it      s tempting to pack your vest with every conceivable piece of gear  moderation is the key to an organized and li

What to bring and what to leave; circle hooks and more

Ask FR&R

  • By: Paul Guernsey
  • and Buzz Bryson
How to tie the nail less nail knot

The Scoop On Loops Casting loops, loop-to-loop connections-and getting fish on the reel

Putting It All Together

  • By: Paul Guernsey
  • and Buzz Bryson

Assembling a rod; what is 'modulus' anyway; and booting up

Reel Questions

  • By: Buzz Bryson
  • and Paul Guernsey

Palming reels & setting drags; plus, what does it mean when a lake "turns over?"

Flyline Tapers

  • By: Paul Guernsey
  • and Buzz Bryson

Or, no, that's not just an expensive piece of string

Is Your Fly Rod Too Fast?

  • By: Buzz Bryson
  • and Paul Guernsey

Plus, avoiding tailing loops, and an angler's fear of failure

Making the Speed Cast

  • By: Buzz Bryson

Plus, why buy a rotary vise?

Can your Waders Kill You?

  • By: Paul Guernsey
  • and Buzz Bryson

And, are nail knots good for saltwater?

How Far Can Superman Cast?

  • By: Paul Guernsey
  • and Buzz Bryson

Plus, what you can learn from wiggling a fly rod