Video: “Buffalo Brothers” in the Ozarks

About 90 percent of the media you see about fly fishing in Arkansas involves a huge dam and giant tailwater trout. Here's a great, 11½-minute video that focuses on the "authentic Ozark . . .
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Photos: November in the Colorado Rockies

Written by: Jon Hill
Tom shows off a sweet rainbow (cutbow?) that warmed up the morning. Photos by Jon Hill
My friend Tom and I decided to take advantage of the unseasonably warm weather here in Colorado this a couple weekends ago and headed into the Rocky Mountains for a morning on . . .
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Video: “Shoot Day” in the UK

Our friend Matt Dunkinson is back with another great video from his native England, this one celebrating a driven-pheasant hunt. You can almost smell the pipe smoke and . . .
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Video Pro Tips: How to Make a Circle-Spey Cast

Here's the latest in a series of quick-and-dirty fly-casting videos I made with Pete Kutzer of the Orvis Fly Fishing Schools. Here, he demonstrates how to make a Circle-Spey Cast, which is . . .
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The Benefits of Adopting a Senior Dog

Written by: Catherine Joslin
Older dogs have a lot to offer. Photos by Jane Sobel Klonsky
Adding a new dog to the family is an exciting occasion. You click through the list of adoptable animals at your local animal shelter and ooh and aah over the adorably round, fluffy . . .
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Classic Video: How to Tie the Hotspot Pheasant Tail Nymph

This pattern might not impress Frank Sawyer and Al Troth—originators of the slim, elegant Pheasant Tail Nymphs most of us use—but the proof is in the pudding, and the hotspot. . .
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Classic Story and Photos: Discovering an Epic Urban Fishery

This 22-inch brown lived where you wouldn't expect it: under a raft of trash in an urban river. Photos by Matt Dickstein
The summer before last, my family moved to an old New England mill town, and in doing so I gave up my beautiful freestone stream for a badly degraded, silted and channelized post-industrial. . .
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What’s the Deal with “Secret” Fishing Spots?

Written by: Donovan Borne
The author casts a fly in his native South Africa. Photo courtesy Donovan Borne
What’s the Deal? This is the rhetorical question that ricocheted around the inside of my head when I heard, from a friend, about yet another incident in which he was denied information about and the location of . . .
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