Look closely at the image of the trout in a net above. Can you guess the artist’s medium? It’s hard to believe that Travis Sylvester can create such a realistic portrait using just colored pencils, but that’s been his artistic weapon of choice since. . .
When English riverkeeper Frank Sawyer first tied his Pheasant Tail Nymph more than 60 years ago, he surely didn’t envision this kind of development. The advent of chemically sharpened barbless jig hooks, which gained popularity in European competition angling, allows tiers to. . .
Arctic Silver is a start-up company in Norway, trying to break into the fly-fishing industry with what they say is a completely new kind of fly rod. I haven’t tried it, so I have no opinion on this new technology or its utility. But I do have an opinion on this video, which is. . .
The Fall 2014 issue of Montana Fly Fishing, an online magazine about Big Sky Country, offers some great photography and other good stuff. For those of you who like throwing sculpin patterns, the feature on Chuck Stranahan’s version of this darting baitfish will be especially. . .
Written by: Bill Cairns
It used to be that most new fishermen were gradually introduced to the sport of fly fishing by a family member or friend who had a fishing background, and various rules of behavior would be acquired over time and adhered to as a. . .
At an age when most little girls are obsessing about Disney princesses, Merrill Tode, age 8, is more interested in fly fishing. Her fascination began when she was around two or . . .
Written by: Tommy Lynch, The Fish Whisperer
When I was a kid, I always caught my biggest trout of the year on Rapala lures, which do such a great job mimicking baitfish. In many ways, when I am fishing and tying streamers, I am trying to recreate the attractive swimming motion of those lures, giving. . .