|Why ask why The River Why?
December 31, 2008 at 1:23 pm
In 1995, director Robert Redford brought to the big screen the real-life story of a Montana family bonded by faith and a near-religious dedication to fly fishing.
|For 2009, short is the new long
December 02, 2008 at 1:40 pm
To appreciate the current trend in tackle requires a brief history lesson.
|Don’t be dog-matic! Go with spoons
October 23, 2008 at 2:09 pm
As we reach the climax of a bizarre election year, what could be more bizarre than a website dedicated to having dogs vote? Thedogvote.com believes that “our nation lies in their paws.”
|Good tools make for easy fly tying
August 29, 2008 at 8:21 pm
Here’s a question I’m often asked: Why tie flies when you can buy them online so cheaply?
|Flyfishers await a new energy future
July 24, 2008 at 11:51 am
Lately I’ve been walking to a nearby lake rather than taking my vehicle. I often come home with mud on my sandals — at least my footprint contains no carbon. Al Gore would be pleased, even if my wife isn’t.
When it comes to leaving a carbon footprint, flyrodders are a mixed bag.
|Grande action awaits Big Easy angler
May 21, 2008 at 11:46 am
What could be finer than bank fishing on a sunny, mild spring day, listening to the sound of a jazz band playing nearby, and getting lots of rod-bending action on a three-weight rod?
|What knot to wear on your leader
April 22, 2008 at 3:58 pm
There’s an epidemic going around: folks hooking into nice redfish only to lose the fish, and their flies, during the struggle.
|You can’t handle An Inconvenient Truth
February 29, 2008 at 1:26 pm
Last February, when former Vice-President Al Gore took the stage at the Academy Awards show to accept an Oscar for his documentary about global warming, “An Inconvenient Truth,” everyone gave him a standing ovation.
|Have a big day on the Little Mo
January 29, 2008 at 10:47 am
As Cokie brought another rainbow trout to her net, it was evident this one had been in the river for some time.
|What’s on flying Santa’s wish list?
December 28, 2007 at 1:44 pm
When regional Orvis rep Dave Hayward told me that for 2008 they were going to introduce the ‘ultimate fly rod,’ I warned him against sniffing too much glue when making epoxy flies.
|Rattle and pop for fall speckled trout
September 28, 2007 at 4:02 pm
Flyrodders have enjoyed an unusually good summer for speckled trout, mostly along the beaches and in open waters like Breton Sound, Big Lake and Lake Barre. But I’d bet my dog — whose more valuable to me than my house — that speck fishing is going to be better now that fall is here.
|More wisdom from Puddler Answer Man
August 22, 2007 at 11:30 am
An unofficial poll conducted earlier this year on the highly respected website beerdrinkers.com found that puddling is one of the hottest new sports in America, second only to sleep-jogging (like sleep-walking but at a faster pace).
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