VOLUME FORTY, ISSUE 4
The Fate of Flies
An appraisal of how many patterns anglers lose each year and what eventually happens to those hooks.
By Clarence Fullard
How to present your flies not too high, and not too low, when trout are feeding near the surface.
By Boots Allen
Michigan’s Trout Trails
A new resource in the Wolverine State is helping DIY anglers move off the beaten paths and into intimate waters.
By James P. Spica Jr.
CLOSER LOOK: Vom Hofe Reels
Brothers Edward and Julius vom Hofe produced some magnificent fly reels . . . but not all were hits.
By Philip Monahan
Don’t limit your use of two-fly rigs to hopper-and-droppers if you want to catch more fish year-round.
By Jason Randall
When, where, and how to imitate one of salt water’s most prevalent food sources.
By Alan Caolo
North of Madagascar, amidst small coral islands, atolls, and reefs, is one of the most diverse saltwater fisheries in the world.
By Rasmus Ovesen
- Editor’s Page by ben romans
- Profile by Robert W. Streeter
- Sweet Spot photo by Dave Skok
- Natural Reflections by Ted Fauceglia
- Fly Tyer® by Scott Sanchez
- Waterlines by Ed Mitchell
COVER: A nice brown trout on a summer day. Photograph by Barry and Cathy Beck
BACK COVER: Brown Drakes on a fencepost near Idaho’s Silver Creek. Photo by Nick Price.