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Fly-fishing legend, Bernard Victor ‘Lefty’ Kreh, has died at the age of 93. He passed away peacefully at his home yesterday (March 14), surrounded by his family. Born in Frederick, Maryland, in 1925, Kreh reinvented the way fly anglers cast, pioneered the sport of saltwater fly-fishing and developed some of the most successful fly patterns […]The post Fishing legend Lefty Kreh dies at the age of 93 appeared first on Angling International.
Gear Lighter than traditional button-downs with new seasonal patterns Fish Hippie emphasizes comfort and breahtability in its new Solace-line designs.
Winter is the perfect time for tying flies and re-stocking boxes for the next season. From the classic Gray Ghost to Galloup’s Sex Dungeon, Spencer Durrant runs down his list for the top streamer patterns every angler should have in … more →
Anglers are used to looking for insects in stream and on rocks, but just as important, writes Peter Stitcher, is learning to match the hatch by observing flight patterns in the air. “Although you won’t be able to narrow things … more →
National Geographic has debuted a line of river maps for Colorado, featuring detailed information on float routes, flow patterns, and usual fishing conditions. The map series features individual sections and of the Arkansas River and South Platte River. It’s easy … more →
Streamers are go-to patterns when fishing for stripers, and “As always, you should brush up on tying ‘classic’ patterns like Deceivers and Clousers,” writes Vince Battista, “but you should also your hand at crafting your own streamers.” Learn about some of the best … more →
Whether you’re fishing new water or old, “It’s not enough to know the patterns that work best on any given river,” writes Spencer Durrant, “You need to know what they’re eating to increase your catch rate while on the water.” … more →
Matt Grobert demonstrates how to tie a BWO Improved Sparkle Dun in this week’s featured tying video. “It’s one of those must-have patterns that can be used pretty much year-round and just about anywhere,” says videographer Tim Flagler. “These take a bit …
Swedish fly tier Andreas Andersson specializes in streamers and is the creator of patterns like the Aino, Sid, Ragdolly, and Unholy Diver. In the most recent episode of Streamer Chronicles, Brian Wise highlights his philosophy on streamer design and technique and … more →
From materials and patterns to tools and technique, Spencer Durrant outlines how to get started tying flies over the winter months. “Fewer fishing opportunities means less temptation to leave the tying bench for “just a few hours” on the river,” … more →