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Driftless Men’s Retreat

Altar Fly Fishing Ministries hosted it’s first ever men’s fly fishing retreat near Viroqua, WI, last weekend and it was a smashing success! Many men, young and not-so-young connected with God, each other and the great outdoors through our sport. Combining instruction, devotion, quiet time with guided time on the water, our weekend was well…

Virginia Fly Fishing and Wine Festival is coming!

This is the place to be next weekend- bring the whole family! This show has something for anglers as well as non-anglers. If you love great wine and fly fishing, don’t miss this event. I’m happy to be a part of it again.

The Fly Fishing Show 2019

Don’t miss this years spectacular shows! I’ll be at Denver, Marlborough, Edison, Atlanta and Pleasanton. Hope to see you there.


 BADGER FLY FISHERS’ FALL KICK-OFF.    If You’re in the Driftless area Monday, September 24, stop by for a great evening! Dinner, fishing reports, camaraderie and a presentation make for a great night.  For details: 

Let’s Do Dallas!!

Hey Lonestar anglers!! Come to the Texas Fy Fishing and Brew Festival near Dallas on March 10 and 11th. Enjoy a cold one and our favorite sport! Enjoy a full range of exhibitors, presenters and microbrews. What could be better? Take in a seminar, small class, tying or casting demo. Bring the family and enjoy…

Mastering Technical Drifts

Presentation trumps fly selection, which is obviously not to say that the fly isn’t important, because it is. But you’ll catch more fish by perfectly presenting the wrong fly than you will with the right fly but a poor presentation. But getting that perfect presentation can be tough, especially in conflicting currents. Is your dead…

When All Else Fails

What do you do on the river when you’ve tried every fly in your box and nothing works? Tune in to the March issue of American Angler Magazine to get some ideas and tips to help you ‘When All Else Fails’. Tactics and tips, not only for fly selection but also which methods to use…

Hey Virginia!!

The Virginia Fly Fishing and Wine Festival is coming to town! Stop by Doswell, Va January 13-14 and enjoy fly fishing, wine, good company and tall tales. Checkout a seminar or class while you’re at it!

Playing Pool

No two pools are exactly alike, except in the fact that they often offer more fishing challenges to us anglers than almost any part of the river. When I fish pools, I take a moment to identify the food distribution according to the water movement; in other words, where does the current push the food…

TFO Proudly Introduces the Drift — the Definitive Nymph Fly Rod

Fly anglers have evolved nymph fishing to a level requiring a rod uniquely able to meet the competitive demands of tight-line tactics such as Czech, Polish and French styles. In response, TFO Advisor Jason Randall designed the Drift – engineered to be the definitive nymph fly rod by combining a perfectly balanced light-to-the-hand feel with…