Fly Lines

Fly fishing guru Kevin ‘Doc’ Andry catches more big bass on hair bugs than anything else.

Hair today, bugs tomorrow

Experts share advice for making hair bugs
July 10 at 9:00am
This nice red couldn’t resist eating a Coma Spoon. Spoon flies emit flash and vibration, making them highly attractive.

Spoon-fed reds

Tough day? send Spoon flies to the rescue
June 10 at 9:00am
The Bubblehead Popper is effective for both bass and specks.

A cast by any other name

Why top fly anglers use ‘the Belgian’
May 10 at 9:00am
Clear mountain streams and colorful, hard-fighting specimens make trout fishing so appealing.

Trout fishing 101

Basics for pursuing the world’s top gamefish
April 10 at 9:00am
The author’s longtime favorite bream rig is a TFO rod with an Allen reel, a $200 setup with lifetime warranties.

Gearing up for gobbules

Beginner or expert, budget tackle works
March 10 at 9:00am
The Squirmy Butt uses tailing material from the tentacles of a wormy ball.

New ‘worm’ order

Toy tentacles make a hot crappie fly
February 10 at 9:00am
David Karcher , 9, won the New Orleans Fly Fishers summer tournament with this hefty Rio.

And the Flocky goes to ....

The best of 2017 — plus coming attractions
January 10 at 9:00am
Fincognito is one of several brands that offer women’s fish leggings.

Fly-fishing gift ideas

Be a true friend of the angler .... Dilly, dilly!
December 10, 2017 at 9:00am
Even during his bout with cancer, Pete Cooper spent time pursuing his favorite fish.

For Pete’s sake — part deux

The late author’s tactics for fall flounder
November 10, 2017 at 8:00am
Dan Johnston with St. Croix demos the casting power and accuracy of their updated Imperial Series rod.

IFTD and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamreels

Great new toys coming this fall
September 10, 2017 at 9:00am
Kevin Tippet and Jerry Bourgeois of Team Marshaholics look for reds during the Mission 6 fly tournament in June.

Fly fishing tournament raises money for heroes

'MIssion' accomplished!
August 09, 2017 at 6:15pm
Kevin Cormier applied learned skills to subdue this nice bass on ultralight fly rod.

A day at the pond

A time to reflect and shore up experience
July 11, 2017 at 5:16pm
Don Lawler shows off one of his spoon flies made from reflective craft material.

Materials of opportunity

There are hidden treasures inside craft stores
June 10, 2017 at 9:00am