The 2018 “20 Days in September” Contest Kicks Off Today!


Last year’s ten finalists made voting for a winner very difficult!
Photomontage by Phil Monahan

Although meteorological summer doesn’t end for another three weeks, Labor Day is usually considered the end of the season. The kids are back at school, summer hours at work are over, and . . .

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The 2018 “20 Days in September” Contest Starts Tomorrow!


Last year’s winning photo, by Delano Jennings, was a study in reflections and textures.
Photo by Delano Jennings

For anglers who spend the summer chasing different fish species in rivers, lakes, and saltwater, the advent of fall can seem bittersweet. Back in 2015, to ensure that we make the most of the late . . .

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Are Beavers Good or Bad for Trout? It Depends. . .


Depending on where you live, this guy could be a friend or foe.
Photo by Steve from washington, dc, usa, via Wikipedia

The Hendrickson spinners were just starting to descend on the Battenkill one calm evening last spring, and the river’s wild brown trout were ready. A good fish had begun rising just upstream, . . .

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Remembering Art Lee, Revered Angler and Writer


Art Lee’s books changed the way many anglers approached fly fishing.

The fly-fishing community lost a legendary angler, writer, raconteur, and mentor on July 25, when Catskills fixture Art Lee passed away from a heart attack at the age of 76. Although he had . . .

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Test-Cast an H3 for a Chance to Win Big!

Have you wondered if the Orvis Helios 3 fly rods are really as good as we say they are? Now’s the time to find out for yourself. From now through midnight on June 17, head to your local Orvis store . . .

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