Fly Fishing Sitemap - Page 1 2016-09-26

Top 10 Fly Reel Makers - Fly Fishing
Best Fly Reels - Top 10 fly reel makers as listed by the IGFA World Record Book.

Top Fly Fishing Rod Manufacturers
A look at the best fly rods and fly fishing manufacturers as listed by the IGFA World Record Book. The top fly fishing rod makers include Sage, G Loomis, Thomas and Thomas, Orvis, Redington, Albright, Winston, Cabelas, Temple Fork, Bass Pro Shops and Shakespeare.

High-End Tenkara Rod Line Launched
The Tenkara Shop carries rods designed by legendary Japanese angler Masami Sakakibari.

Fly Fishing 101 - An Introduction to the Sport
An introduction to fly fishing where you'll find tips, techniques and additional information that will improve your understanding of the sport and help you catch more fish.

Where to Fly Fish
A snapshot of some of the most popular and not so popular fishing destinations in the country.

US Goes for Gold at Fly-Fishing World Championship
Fly Fishing Team USA will compete at the World Championships in the Czech Republic May 27-June 2.

Adamsbuilt HO1 Fly Reel 5/6 Review
Product review of the Adamsbuilt HO1 Fly Reel, in weights 5 and 6.

Fly-Fishing Species
A look at the different freshwater and saltwater species that make fly fishing the great sport that it is.

Sage Fly Fishing Rods - New and Most Popular Models
A closer look at Sage Fly Fishing Rods, known as one of the best fly rod makers in the world, used to set 75 world records in 2007 alone.

Top Fly Rod Makers
A look at the top fly rod makers in the sport of fly fishing, including rod building by Sage, G Loomis, Thomas and Thomas, Orvis

Profile of the Golden Trout
Everything you need to know about the golden trout, native to the Kern River watershed in the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range.

Steelhead Fishing on the Big Sur River
A look at steelhead fishing in Central California on the Big Sur River.

Fishing Big Sur, Carmel and San Lorenzo Rivers
A look at steelhead fishing in Central California on the Big Sur, Carmel and San Lorenzo rivers.

Fly Fishing in Central California
Rainbow trout fishing on the Kings River outside of Fresno in Central California.

Q&A with a Washington Fly fishing Guide
Get to know fly fishing in Washington and Seattle's Puget Sound with Part 1 of our Q&A with Washington Fly Fishing Guide Ryan Smith of Arch Anglers.

Best Fly Rods - G. Loomis Fishing Rods
G. Loomis creates some of the top fly rods for both freshwater and saltwater fly fishing.

Fly Fishing Gear
From rods to reels and lines to leaders, here’s everything you need to have a successful day on the water.

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Conserving fly fishing species and habitats
From pristine mountain streams to coastal shores and estuaries, conserving the species we fly fish for and their habitats poses both challenges and opportunities.

Delaware River Emergency Ends
New York City will resume normal releases of cold water from Cannonsville Reservoir.

Cannonsville Dam Repairs
New York City is draining Cannonsville Reservoir after a mishap near its dam, and cold water trout need is being flushed downstream

Fly Fishing Product Tests & Reviews
Catching up on all the latest gear and fly-fishing accessories.

IFTD Show 2015
Simms Fishing Products and Sage Fly Fishing were the big winners at the International Fly Tackle Dealer trade show in Orland in July.

Fair Trade Flies
Fair Flies, a new company based in Oregon, makes a point of providing good pay and working conditions to its employees in Kenya.

Fly Fishing Tips, Techniques and Information
Learn all about fly fishing, including how to fly fish, the best fly rods and reels, how to cast a fly, where to fish for trout, bass, salmon and saltwater species.

Fly Fishing Rules, Regulations and Records
A complete list of the fish and wildlife agencies that manage the rules and regulations in each of the 50 states along with fishing records and world records with the IGFA.

Saltwater Fly Fishing Techniques
Fly fishing isn’t just for freshwater lakes and streams. Tossing a fly for bonefish, halibut and even sharks is a blast too.

All About Vince Wilcox
Rather than buying wholesale, Vince Wilcox ties much of the Wiley's Flies inventory himself

Competition Fly-Fishing
From local tournaments to world championships, competition fly-fishing is growing in popularity.

2015 World Fly-Fishing Championship
The 2015 World Fly Fishing Championship will take place June 18-20.

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'Save Our Stripers'
The #SaveOurStripers campaign calls attention to the plight of east coast striped bass

Fly Tying and Knots
A look at how to tie flies and the key fly fishing knots.

The E.P.A.'s Clean Water Rule
Trout Unlimited hails protection for small and intermittent streams

TroutBlitz
Trout Unlimited wants anglers to post pictures and info on the trout they catch to build a database of where trout live

AFFTA Dealer Summit Oct. 12-15
Fly-fishing retailers will gather at the AFFTA Dealer Summit in Bozeman, Montana Oct. 12-15, 2015.

All About Dette Trout Flies
Dette Trout Flies is the oldest fly shop in the country continuously that's still operated by the same family

Basic Casting Techniques
A look at basic casting techniques along with the various types of casts and when to use them.

Single-Hand Spey Casting
Learning single-handed Spey casts can improve your fishing

5X? 5-Weight? Size 14? WTF?
How to make sense of all the numbers in fly-fishing

Conservation Victory on Colorado's Arkansas
The Browns Canyon stretch of the Arkansas River is part of a new national monument

Get the Net!
A landing net keeps fish from getting hurt -- or getting away

Lefty Changes Tune on Tenkara
Lefty Kreh no longer thinks tenkara fly-fishing is a fad.

For Rods for $100
Low-priced fly rods are better than they used to be

The Hare and Copper Nymph
The Hare and Copper is a simple and effective trout fly

Dam Removal Momentum
Removing barriers to fish passage will improve fishing

Finn Utility Fishing Bags
Finn Utility fishing bags and gear cases

A Chat with John Gierach
John Gierach talks about writers and writing, Labrador brook trout, Colorado cutthroats and getting sober.

The Deer Hair Sedge
The Deer Hair Sedge is an effective dry fly in many situations

Ribbing the DHS Body
Ribbing the body of the Deer Hair Sedge

Making the Wing of the DHS
Making the wing of the Deer Hair Emerger

Finishing the DHS
Finishing the Deer Hair Sedge. Fly Fishing.

The Deer Hair Sedge
Deer Hair Sedge. Fly Fishing.

Dubbing the DHS body
Dubbing thread for a Deer Hair Sedge

Forming the DHS Body
Forming the body of the Deer Hair Sedge

Striped Bass in Crisis
Striper's Forever's annual angler survey showed a dramatic decline in striped bass

A Fly-Fsiher's Resolutions
New Year's resolutions for fly-fishers

Introduction to Fly Fishing 101
How to fly fish. A general introduction to fly fishing, popular species and necessary gear.

Top 10 Flies for Fly Fishing - Best Dry Flies & Nymphs
A look at the Top 10 flies for fly fishing, as voted on by About readers.

A Wiggly Worm Trout Can't Resist
The Squirmito is a simple and highly effective worm-style fly.

NY's Connetquot Hatchery to Reopen
A new hatchery will raise tens of thousands of trout every year for the Connetquot River in Oakdale, New York.

Fly Rods for Beginners
What are the best fly rods for beginners? Well, there are a number of solid fly rods for novice anglers, including some great rod and reel combos that make

Is Competitive Fly-Fishing Bad for Trout?
Journalist Kirk Deeter says competitive fly-fishing may be unfair to other anglers and bad for trout.

Simple Flies for Successful Fishing
Simple flies are effective for catching trout and other fish

The Soft Hackle Streamer
The Soft Hackle Streamer is a very effective minimalist fly.

The Usual
The Usual is a simple and effective fly made of snowshoe hare's foot fur.

The Killer Big
Frank Sawyer's Killer Bug is made of just a hook, yarn and thin wire and works great for trout.

The Sakasa Kebari
The sakasa kebari is a Japanese style of trout fly

The Jiggy
The Jiggy is a simple streamer pattern that catches lots of saltwater fish.

Fly-Fishing Hall of Fame 2014 Inductees
Fly-Fishing Hall of Fame 2014 Inductees: Popovics, Schullery, Bates, Marston

Chest Pack Vs. Vest
Chest packs have become popular with younger anglers

What Fly Rod Sizes to Use
A breakdown of what size fly rod sizes are best for the different fisheries most anglers fly fish.

Gallatin vs. East Gallatin Fly Fishing
While they share the name, Montana’s Gallatin and East Gallatin rivers have their differences when it comes to fly fishing.

Fly Fishing Cranberry River, West Virginia
A look at fly fishing on the Cranberry River in West Virginia.

Fly Fishing the White River in Eureka Springs, Arkansas
Fly fishing for the White River in neighboring waters in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

October Fly Fishing Tips: Go Big or Go Small
In many trout fishing locations around the country, October represents the last opportunity to target active trout before winter sets in. Late season fishing often produces some of the best opportunities of the year to hook up on some monster trout.

Interview with Jim Murphy of Douglas Outdoors
Douglas Outdoors will sell high-end American-made fly rods, along with mid-priced models

5.11 Tactical Chameleon Softshell Jacket Review
Review of the 5.11 Tactical Chameleon softshell jacket, a perfect double duty jacket for outdoorsmen in the spring or fall.

Finding a Trout's Feeding Zone
Everything you need to know about the four different feeding zones in a typical trout stream.

Trident Ocean Kayak Prowler 15 Angler Edition Review
Product review of Trident Ocean Kayak Prowler 15 Angler Edition, one of the first sit-on-top kayaks made specifically for fishermen.

Profile of the Rainbow Trout Fish
Everything you need to know about the rainbow trout, the most popular species for fly fishermen.

How to Fly Fish Merced River in Yosemite
A look at the best ways to approach fly fishing in and around Yosemite on the Merced River.

Boats, Kayaks and Float Tubes
Fly fishing from drift boats, kayaks and float tubes allows fly fishers to cover more water.

Best Fly Fishing in Nevada
Las Vegas isn’t exactly a hot spot for fly fishing. Yeah, there are some bass fishing opportunities at Lake Mead or some of the other nearby lakes, but you have to head north or west to the California state line to get in some fly fishing in Nevada.

The Must-Have Pheasant Tail Nymph
Th Pheasant Tail nymph is a must-have for trout fishers everywhere.

Fishing From a Float Tube
Everything you need to know about fly fishing from a float tube.

Cheap Fly Rods and Reels
A look at some cheap fly rods and reels and where to pick up inexpensive combos that are going to hold up.

Fly Fishing for Redfish
Tips for fly fishing for redfish, or red drum, along with where to catch them.

Fly Fishing in Fairplay, Colorado
Fairplay, Colorado is an out-of-the-way destination near great fly-fishing.

Caddis
Caddis flies have wings lying back instead of pointing up

Spinner dry flies
Spinners represent spent mayflies on the water

Parachute Dry Fly
Parachute dry flies offer a realistic silhouette

Comparadun
Comparadun dry flies present a convincing imitation

Catskill Style Dry Flies
Catskill style dry flies. Fly Fishing.

Basic Dry Fly Styles
An overview of basic dry fly styles

Fly Fishing in California – Best Fishing Spots in CA
A look at the best fly fishing spots in California for saltwater and freshwater anglers.

Fly Fishing for Stripers - How to Catch a Striped Bass
A profile of the striped bass, also known as a striper, a freshwater and saltwater species that can be found from coast to coast.

Best Fly Fishing in the Western U.S.
A collection of some of my favorites in the Western U.S., where I’ve fly fished the most over the years. I've included fisheries from Montana, Idaho, Colorado, Utah, Arizona, Oregon, Washington and California.

South Fork Snake River Fly Fishing
The South Fork of the Snake River slithers its way for some 60-plus miles through Southeast Idaho where it provides some of the best tail-water fly fishing in the region.

Types of Flies for Fly Fishing
A look at the different types of flies for fly fishing.

Fly Fishing for Shad
Fly fishing for the American shad isn't on the top of the list for a lot of fly fishers, but if you're on a river during a run it's definitely worth giving these often overlooked fish a shot.

Five Keys to Catching Steelhead Trout
Some tips to keep in mind next time you're fly fishing for steelhead trout.

Store Review: Cabela's
Review of Cabela's, the

Fly Fishing Helton Creek, in Jefferson, N.C.
Tips for fly fishing on Helton Creek, in Jefferson, N.C.

Five Best Fishing Movies of All Time
A look at the Top 5 best fishing movies of all time - Moby Dick, The Old Man and the Sea, The Perfect Storm and others.

Fly Fishing the Colorado River, Lees Ferry to Glen Canyon Dam
Tips on fly fishing the Colorado River near the Grand Canyon, from Lees Ferry to Glen Canyon Dam.

Tenkara Fly-Fishing Celebrates a Milestone
Tenkara fly-fishing uses no reel, only telescoping rod, line and fly.

The Basics of Spey Fishing
Spey casting allows long casts with little effort, even when there's no room for a back cast

Five Great Streamer Flies
Five classic streamer flies that catch big fish

Woolly Bugger
The Woolly Bugger is a classic fly that has caught countless trout. Page 2.

Bunny Leech
The Bunny Leech is a proven effective fly with great movement in the water. Page 3.

Lefty's Deceiver
Lefty's Deceiver is a great fly for saltwater or freshwater fishing. Page 4.

Clouser Minnow
The Clouser Minnow sinks well and appeals to bass with a jigging motion. Page 5.

Black-Nose Dace
The Black-Nose Dace is a light, lifelike trout fly. Page 6.

How to Hold a Fly Rod - Best Fly Fishing Grips
A look at the three main fly fishing grips.

Early Spring Fly Fishing
How to catch trout in early spring when the water is still cold.

Basics: The Fly Line
The basics of fly lines. Fly Fishing.

Fly Rod Basics: Brands, Sizes and Costs
Fly rod basics, brands of fly rods, what kind of fly rod to buy, fly rod costs

Fly Fishing Wader Basics
The basics of chest waders, boot foot waders, stocking foot waders, wading boots and hip boots

Nacimiento Lake Fly Fishing in California
Spotted, white and largemouth bass are dispersed throughout the Nacimiento Lake, which offers great fly fishing just outside of Paso Robles, California.

Water Proof Camera Review: GoPro Hero Waterproof Digital Camera for Fly Fisherman
Water Proof Camera Review of the GoPro Hero Waterproof Digital Camera for Fly Fisherman. Page 2.

Green Rock Worm
The Green Rock Worm imitates caddis flies commonly found in trout streams. Page 4.

Go Subsurface for Early Season Success
Nymphs are the best flies to use in the early days of trout season.

Bead-Head Prince
The Bead-Head Prince is a proven pattern for catching trout. Page 2.

Green Weenie
The Green Weenie trout fly has caught many fish over the years. Page 5.

Gold-Ribbed Hare's Ear
The Gold-Ribbed Hare's Ear suggests many forms of aquatic insect life. Page 3.

Zebra Midge
Nymphs are the best flies to use in the early days of trout season. Page 6.

Best Float Tubes: Caddis Nevada Gold Float Tube Review
Best float tube review: Breaking down my favorite float tube, the Caddis Nevada Gold Float Tube.

Best Fly Rods of 2012
A look at the best fly rods on the market in 2012, including fishing rods from Sage, G. Loomis, Thomas & Thomas and R.L. Winston Rod Company.

Fly Rod Review of Temple Fork Outfitters’ BVK
Review of Temple Fork Outfitters’ new BVK fly rod, launched in 2012.

Coleman Sunrise Point 8-Person Tent Review
A first hand product review and test of the Coleman Sunrise Point 8-Person Tent for family fishermen and outdoorsman.

Review: Klamath Utility V Bottom Aluminum Boats
A review at what makes the aluminum Klamath Utility V Bottom Boat one of my favorite fishing boats of all time.

Best Fly Fishing Websites
A look at some of the best fly fishing websites on the web.

Wheel & Reel: Mountain Biking to Remote Fishing Spots
Tips on using a mountain bike to reach your favorite fishing spots.

Fly Fishing in the Rain, and How to Prepare for it
Some tips on how to be successful fly fishing in the rain.

Traveling with Fly Rods on Airplanes
Some tips on traveling with fly rods and reels on airplanes.

How Weather Conditions Affect Trout Fishing
A look at how weather conditions can affect trout fishing.

Five Truths About Montana’s Salmonfly Hatch
Montana’s salmonfly hatch fuels great fishing, and even greater stories. Here's the truth about the state's great salmonfly hatch.

How to Tell if Trout are Feeding
How can you tell when the trout are feeding? To tell when a trout is feeding, you have to keep a keen eye on the water you’re fishing, looking for a rise, boil or ripple, any sign that a trout below is making its move.

What Size Fly Rod Should I Use?
If you’re buying a first fly rod, don’t buy a rod that’s going to work for just your inaugural fly fishing trip, but for the waters you envision yourself fishing time and time again. You can always get away with fishing lighter gear on larger waters, but it’s tough to fish oversized gear on smaller waters if that makes sense.

Best Fly Lines for Fly Fishing
A look at some of the most popular fly lines, the amount of taper, and when and where they should be used on the water.

Fly Fishing for Carp - How to Fly Fish for Carp
Have you ever wanted to fly fish for carp, but didn’t know where to start? We ask Carolina Bone Fishing guide Captain Paul Rose.

Fishing for Snakeheads
Fly fishing guide Rob Snowhite talks about catching a 34-inch snakehead on a fly and how to fly fish for snakehead.

Best Flies to Catch Different Types of Trout
A breakdown of the best flies to catch sea trout, rainbow trout, steelhead, cutthroat trout and arctic char.

Where to Fly Fish in Southwest Colorado
A look at some of top fly fishing destinations in Southwest Colorado.

Where to Catch Golden Trout
A look at some of the best destinations to catch golden trout.

Tips for Catching Huge Montana Brown Trout in the Fall
Montana fly fishing guide offers up tips on catching whopper brown trout in the fall.

Fly Fishing in Forks, Washington, and the Olympic Peninsula
Tips for fly fishing for steelhead in the Hoh, Sol Duc and Bogachiel rivers near Forks, Washington, in the Olympic Peninsula.

Fly Fishing San Luis Obispo – Part 1
Our fly fishing San Luis Obispo series looks at lake, ocean and river fishing in SLO County and neighboring Monterey and Santa Barbara.

Best Bass Lakes in Texas, According to State Report
A look at the best bass lakes in Texas, according to state report following electrofishing in the fall of 2012.

Best Fly Fishing in Idaho
A look at the best Fly Fishing destinations in Idaho, from the north to the heart of Idaho on into the eastern Idaho border.

Best Fly Fishing in Colorado
A look at some of the best Fly Fishing destinations in Colorado and the Rockies, including the always popular Colorado River.

Piru Creek Fly Fishing
A look at fly fishing on Piru Creek, which is located in Southern California.

Salinas River Fly Fishing
A look at steelhead and trout fishing on the Salinas River in California.

Fly Fishing Puget Sound, Seattle and Tacoma, Washington
Fly fishing tips for Puget Sound, Seattle and Tacoma, Washington

Fly Fishing in Panama
A look at some of the best fly fishing destinations in Panama.

When and Where is the Best Steelhead Fishing?
A look at the best times and places to fly fish for steelhead

Santa Ynez River Fly Fishing
The Santa Ynez River offers trout and smallmouth bass fishing along California's Central Coast.

Best Fishing in California
Wondering where the best fishing in California is? Look no further than our 2012 guide to the best fishing destinations in California.

Best Fly Fishing in Montana
Everyone knows Montana offers some of the best fishing in the world, but where’s the best fly fishing in Missoula? Here are some of our favorites.

Best Fly Fishing in the World (Countries A-E)
Best Fly Fishing in the World (Countries A-E)

River Fly Fishing Tips
River fly fishing tips, including the different species that inhabit our favorite rivers and the best way to locate them next time you're on the water.

Five Tips for Buying Your First Fishing Boat
A list of the top five tips for buying your first fishing boat.

Fly Fishing Gear - Essential Gear for Fly Fishing
A running list of stories on the essential gear, what you need for your next trip, and product reviews on the latest products to hit the stores.

Fly Fishing Instructions - Tips for Fly Fishing
A running list of stories on instructional stories for fly fishers.

Fly Fishing Species - Top Species for Fly Fishers
A running list of freshwater and saltwater species that fly fishers pursue.

Product Review: White River Float Tube
Product review of White River's round and open-front float tubes for fly fishing.

Product Review: Omega Amphibian Navigator Float Tube Fins
Product review of Omega Aquatics Amphibian Navigator Float Tube and Pontoon Boat Fins.

Nymph Fly Fishing Tips
Have trouble casting a nymph while fly fishing? Here's a look at the best ways to cast while nymph fishing.

How to Catch Surfperch - Fly Fishing for Surfperch
Fall and winter can be an ideal time for finding surfperch.

How to Catch Surfperch
Fall and winter can be an ideal time for finding surfperch. Page 2.

Fishing the California Aqueduct for Striped Bass
Believe it or not, you can fish the California Aqueduct in the heart of the valley.

Fly Fishing at Dinkey Creek in California's Sierra Nevada Forest
A look at fly fishing on Dinkey Creek in California's Sierra Nevada Forest.

Fly Fishing Cottonwood Lakes - Where to Find Golden Trout
General profile and introductory overview of fly fishing Cottonwood Lakes, Calif., for golden trout.

Fly fishing in Missoula, Montana - Bitterroot, Blackfoot, Clark Fork, Rock Creek
Fly fishing the Bitterroot, Blackfoot, Clark Fork and Rock Creek in Missoula, Montana.

Fishing of the South Fork and Lower Kern River
General profile of fishing on the South Fork and Lower Kern River.

Fly Fishing Whale Rock Reservoir - Where to Find Late-Season Steelhead
General profile and introductory overview of fly fishing Whale Rock Reservoir, in Cayucos, Calif., for steelhead trout.

Top Fly Rods -- Thomas and Thomas Fly Rods
A review of Thomas and Thomas Fly Rods.

Redington Crosswater Fly Rod and Reel Review
Review of the Redington Crosswater fly rod and reel combo, which is the best fly rod and reel for beginners.

Fly Fishing for Monster Trout
Tips on fly fishing and catching monster trout from a Montana guide who knows how to catch the big ones.

Streamer Fishing for Bass
Even when there are baitfish everywhere, consider using streamers when fly fishing for bass.

Possible World Record Steelhead Caught in Washington
A Possible World Record Steelhead was Caught in Washington in February 2009 by Peter Harrison on the Hoh River.

About the Spotted Bass - How to Catch a Spotted Bass
A profiled of the spotted bass, a southern species that can be a fun substitute for bass on ponds, lakes and rivers in the South.

Fly Fishing for Mountain Whitefish
Mountain whitefish are a unique species for fly fishermen to pursue in Western North America coldwater streams and rivers.

Fishing for a Bargain
A running list of the top Web resources for anglers on a budget.

How to Cast a Fly - Castling a Fly
How to Cast a Fly - Some concepts to keep in mind next time you're practicing your fly casting technique.

Local fishing guide Dan Vermillion reacts as President Barack Obama almost hooks a trout on the East Gallatin River near Belgrade, Mont.
Local fishing guide Dan Vermillion reacts as President Barack Obama almost hooks a trout on the East Gallatin River near Belgrade, Mont., on Aug. 14, 2009. Page 4.

President Barack Obama and local fishing guide Dan Vermillion fish for trout on the East Gallatin River near Belgrade, Mont., on Aug.14, 2009.
President Barack Obama and local fishing guide Dan Vermillion fish for trout on the East Gallatin River near Belgrade, Mont., on Aug.14, 2009. Page 2.

President Barack Obama, center, and his fishing party head for the water during his first fly fishing outing near Belgrade, Mont., on Aug. 14, 2009.
President Barack Obama, center, and his fishing party head for the water during his first fly fishing outing near Belgrade, Mont., on Aug. 14, 2009. Page 5.

President Barack Obama casts his line while fishing for trout on the East Gallatin River near Belgrade, Mont., on Aug. 14, 2009.
President Barack Obama casts his line while fishing for trout on the East Gallatin River near Belgrade, Mont., on Aug. 14, 2009.. Page 6.

Fishing Gallery
Some of the best pictures of our favorite fishing destinations. Page 4.

Fishing Gallery
Some of the best pictures of our favorite fishing destinations. Page 13.

Fishing Gallery
Some of the best pictures of our favorite fishing destinations. Page 3.

Fishing Gallery
Some of the best pictures of our favorite fishing destinations. Page 9.

Fishing Gallery
Some of the best pictures of our favorite fishing destinations. Page 7.

Fishing Gallery
Some of the best pictures of our favorite fishing destinations. Page 14.

Fishing Gallery
Some of the best pictures of our favorite fishing destinations. Page 2.

Fishing Gallery
Some of the best pictures of our favorite fishing destinations. Page 12.

Fishing Gallery
Some of the best pictures of our favorite fishing destinations. Page 5.

President Barack Obama looks at the Grand Canyon in Arizona on Aug. 16, 2009.
President Barack Obama looks at the Grand Canyon in Arizona on Aug. 16, 2009.

Water Proof Camera Review: GoPro Hero Waterproof Digital Camera for Fly Fisherman
Water Proof Camera Review of the GoPro Hero Waterproof Digital Camera for Fly Fisherman.

Product Review: Hobbs Creek Fly Reel
A look at the Hobbs Creek Fly Reel, models HCI, HCII, and HCII, available through the White River Fly Shop and www.basspro.com.

Product Review: Scientific Anglers Reconnect Leaders
Product review of Scientific Anglers' new leader system, which uses a plastic connect to attach the leader to the fly line without the use of difficult knots.

Five Questions to Ask When Choosing a Montana Fishing Lodge
Montana fly fishing guide Brian McGeehan offers his advice on picking a fly fishing lodge in Montana.

About Fly-Fishing
A little bit about the sport of fly-fishing.

Resources to help you be more productive on the water.
Resources to help you be more productive on the water.

Where to Find the Fish
Did you know that fish feed well below the surface 90 percent of the time? These tips will help you find the strike zone and bring home more fish.

Fly Fishing Gear - Essential Gear for Fly Fishing
Fly fishing, unlike many other forms of fishing, can be a bit complicating at times. Instead of needing just a rod, reel and fishing line, fly anglers need backing, fly line, leaders and tippets, all of which can change from fishery to fishery and even minute by minute depending on the conditions on the water. Here’s a running list of stories on the essential gear, what you need for your next trip, and product reviews on the latest gear to hit the stores.

Fly Fishing Knots
Looking for that perfect knot for your next fishing adventure? Heres a list of the best knots fly-fishing has to offer.

Favorite Fly Shops - Grizzly Hackle
Profile of Grizzly Hackle Fly Fishing in Missoula, Mont.