New Issue of This Is Fly Online Now

The latest issue of the online magazine This Is Fly has one of the more aggressive covers you'll ever see, and the following 157 pages have plenty to hold your attentions, as well—from the harrowing tale of braving the Central African Republic in. . .
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Video: You Can Be Part of Tarpon Research at El Pescador and Learn from Two Saltwater Jedi Masters

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Photo via Front Range Anglers
When it comes to research about tarpon, Dr. Jerry Ault—professor of marine biology and fisheries at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and Traveling Angler Scientist for Bonefish & Tarpon Trust—is one of the world's foremost authorities. And when it comes to catching tarpon, guide Stu Apte is a legend. Anglers now have the opportunity to join this pair of. . .
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Orvis Trout Bum of the Week XXXII: Matt J. Libby

Matt Libby (left) with a stunning Labrador brook trout. All photos courtesy Matt Libby
Matt J. Libby grew up the son of a Master Maine Guide and spent every summer at Libby Camps, which was founded by his great-grandfather on the shores of Millinocket Lake in. . .
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Top Ten Fourth of July Pet-Safety Tips

Here are a few tips to ensure both you and your dog have an enjoyable holiday Photo via petMD
Independence Day can be a dangerous and terrifying time for dogs. While firework displays solemnize the birth of our nation, the loud bangs, flashes of light and smells of burning pyrotechnics can trigger a panic-induced nightmare for our pups. According to the. . .
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Photos of the Day: Young Austin Crushes on the Rio Grande

At the ripe old age of seven, Austin is a pro at posing for grip-and-grin shots. All photos by Bo Prieskorn
Bo Prieskorn sent us these great photos of his seven-year-old son, Austin. We first posted about this angling prodigy two years ago (see here and here), when he was just five, and it seems the young man just keeps getting better. He caught these. . .
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Here’s One “Vicious Dog” Report That Ends Happily

Sgt. Gary Carter is being praised for helping coax a homeless dog, which had frightened some residents walking downtown, off the street and into a patrol car so it could be taken to the animal shelter. Photo via star-telegram.com
A couple years ago, we posted the wonderful story of Officer Dan Waskiewicz, the Baltimore cop who responded to a "vicious dog" call with real compassion and ended up with a new best friend. Now comes a similar story from. . .
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Video: Winter in New Zealand, Featuring Boot Beer

It's winter in New Zealand, but guess what? There's still killer trout fishing to be had. Make sure you stay with the video beyond the credits, for you'll learn a new "tradition" that might . . .
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Video: Maymo’s Birthday Present!

We've posted video of Maymo the Lemon beagle before (see here and here), and he's pretty much a social media star, with his own Facebook, Twitter, and. . .
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