Classic Video: My First Fish, Through the Eyes of a Child

Wow. Seriously, this is one of the most moving videos we have ever featured on the Fly Fishing blog. "My First Fish" the story of a five-year-old boy's first experience with steelhead, and it's. . .
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Video: How to Get Started in Fly Fishing – Fly Casting 101

Over the past few months, we've been posting a great new video series called "Getting Started in Fly Fishing," from Brian Flechsig of Mad River Outfitters in Columbus, Ohio. The first 13 episodes . . .
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New Issue of This Is Fly Online Now

The latest issue of This Is Fly offers up some really interesting and different kinds of fly-fishing features. Of course, there is also great photography, art, fly-tying lessons, and product coverage, . . .
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Video: How to Make Biot Tails

In this video, Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions talks about how difficult it can be to make tails with biots because the materials are slippery and hard to control on the hook. But of course, . . .
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Video: “Focus,” from Jazz & Fly Fishing

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Our pals from the Nordic Countries* are back, with a dreamy little video featuring one man, one cast, and one fish. I love the simplicity of the fishing footage. Surrounding this scene is some camera experimentation. I love what these guys do.
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Master Class Monday: How to Spot Rising Trout

Trout rising to insects do not always make a big splash. Sometimes the disturbances they make on the surface of a river are more subtle. Dave Jensen, of Jensen Fly Fishing, offers some very . . .
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Phil Monahan on the Itinerant Angler Podcast

I like to joke that I "discovered" Zach Matthews, as I published his first magazine story back in '05 (when I was the editor of American Angler), but the truth is that his Itinerant Angler website . . .
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Photos: First Success with a Fly Rod is a Powerful Memory

Written by: Mike Lembke, Wollaston Lake Lodge
Nick took to the fly rod quickly, after years of wanting to try it. Photos courtesy Wollaston Lake Lodge
Young Nick is becoming quite the outdoorsman. While fishing at Wollaston Lake Lodge with his family for the past few years, he kept eyeing the fly rod as his next challenge. After a few . . .
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