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WELCOME TO VOL 1/ISSUE 3 (JUNE 2021)

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TECHNICAL

Fly fishing continually evolves, be it advancements in tackle, the challenges of new fisheries, or the evolution of fly patterns and fishing techniques. In fact, what may seem like a simple fishing or tying advancement may turn into a significant step in the refinement of a fishery. That’s often the case with stillwater …

Organizing fly boxes is a time-honored tradition. Many see it as a requirement for success. For others, “getting ready” has always been part of the fun in this game we play, and nothing means being ready like well-organized boxes. Saltwater anglers tend to arrange their boxes by species or forage types. Fly fishers …

GEAR

I’ve been shooting images for fly-fishing magazines, outfitters and tackle manufacturers for 20 years, and although it hasn’t made me a millionaire, it’s sent me on some unforgettable adventures in some of the most magical places on earth. The rough and tumble of non-stop travel, jumping in and out of skiffs, ATV’s …

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WHAT WE'RE WATCHING: BLUFF LINE MEDIA

FISHY TALES

I don’t care what’s hatching, so long as it brings trout to the surface. And last summer, while fishing at Northern Lights Lodge outside Williams Lake, British Columbia, my dad and I experienced one of the strangest and most productive hatches I’ve ever seen. We were fishing the Quesnel watershed—an area …

FLY CULTURE

Some things you discover on fishing trips have absolutely nothing to do with fishing, but become such an important part of the experience that you can’t have one without the other. We were on a small lake south of Kamloops, British Columbia, at the back end of the season. Popular in May, this lake gets …

ART

For as long as he can remember, artist and fly-fisher Tim Johnson wanted to do two things—fish and draw. Unfortunately, nobody in his family fished. But he had an edge on the art side. Johnson grew up in Arizona, where he would ride his Schwinn cruiser to golf course ponds and canals. He made friends with …

VIDEO SPOTLIGHT

If you’re like us, you live for fishing. Damn near every waking second you are either thinking about the fish you just landed or lost or the next trip where you can even the score. How to balance work and fish? How to balance family and fish? How to fish more? More fresh. More salt. More of everything, man. You …

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