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7 reasons why fly fishing could become your new favourite outdoor sport

Looking for a new weekend activity that combines fitness, strategy and mindfulness with the great outdoors? Look no further.<p>In a nutshell, fly …

Fly Fishing

Sunday Classic / Tarpon on the Fly: 10 Rookie Mistakes

You’ll never forget the sight of your first tarpon jumping. Photo Louis Cahill<p>By Kent Klewein<p>I’ll never forget heading down to the Florida Keys for …


Saturday Shoutout / Smoke on the Water

Fire, Water and Steel on the Deschutes River.<p>I just returned from the G&G Steelhead Camp on the Deschutes River in Oregon. You may already know that …

Eastern Oregon

If You Are Not Really A Trial Lawyer, Do Not Try To Be One

If you don’t have the fire, it’s not like learning how to write better, or cross examine better. You either have the fire or not.

Front-Lawn Fishing

One morning in early June, Rob Snowhite decided to take Arwel Evans, a visiting friend from Wales, to the National Mall — a popular stop for tourists …

Fly Fishing

Top Travel Gear for Fly Fishing Destinations

When you traverse the globe in search of exotic fish species — and burn up all your PTO days to get there — gear should be the last worry on your …

Fly Fishing

Before You Buy Long-Term-Care Insurance, Check Out These Alternatives

If you’re the proud (or panicked) owner of a long term care (LTC) health insurance policy, I’ll bet you 10 to 1 you heard the phrase “lock in the rates” from the agent who sold you your policy.<p>Thousands of people were told at the point of purchase that it was smart to take out their LTC policies …

Insurance Industry

Loon Live

Loon Live is for you. We want to provide you with new patterns, tips, tricks and demonstrations of the best ways to use our products. The live …


Last Cast of the Week, 9/21/2018

Every now and then, Fridays on Casting Across are devoted to other people’s contributions in the fly fishing community. Articles, pictures, social …


This Is the Tastiest Fly Fishing Trip

In this installment of the <i>Hungry Life</i> series from Yeti, chef Eduardo Garcia travels to Mexico with fellow anglers Oliver White and Hilary Hutcheson. The trio pursue saltwater’s four key sport fishing species—bonefish, permit, tarpon, and snook—and prepare a small feast for themselves and their …

Sport Fishing

Review: Sage IGNITER fly rod

It’s one thing when a rod manufacturer claims to have crafted the best rod for any particular scenario—as I’ve noted before, rod-makers are happy to …

Fly Fishing

Pro Tips: How to Catch the Last of a Hatch by "Scumlining"

When the hatch is over and you’re no longer seeing bugs on the water, one way to prolong dry-fly fishing is to find those places where crippled and …


How to Tell Us a Secret

<i>In an effort to shed more light on how we work, The Times is running a series of short posts explaining some of our journalistic practices.</i> <i>Read more from this series here</i><i>.</i><p>At first glance, there’s nothing unusual about the stack of mail on Gabriel Dance’s desk: a handful of envelopes, variously …


What Kavanaugh is accused of isn’t “horseplay”

The problem with the “boys will be boys” defense of the Supreme Court nominee.<p>Christine Blasey Ford says Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a party when both were in high school, pinning her to a bed and putting his hand over her mouth.<p>“I thought he might inadvertently kill me,” Ford told …

Brett Kavanaugh

Liquidated Damages for Delay: Contract Considerations for Owners and Contractors

Elizabeth MilesJurisdiction: WisconsinType of Law: Construction Law

Construction Industry

Pictures Aren't Worth 1,000 Words

Have you ever tried to take a picture of the night sky? A sunrise, with beams streaking through the trees? The moon reflecting on the ocean? Unless …


9 Easily Avoidable Mistakes Beginner Fly Anglers Make

Fly-fishing can be intimidating to learn, especially with all the talk about how it’s a “fine art form.” Although fly-fishing does take years to …

Fly Fishing With Henry Winkler In Montana: The Emmy Winning Actor On His Love For The Sport

Coming off a well deserved Emmy Award win this week for his performance in the HBO series “Barry,” you would think Henry Winkler would be hitting up Hollywood parties in style, but the iconic actor is actually dreaming of his upcoming fly-fishing adventure to Montana and a recent family expedition …

Fly Fishing

Our Favorite Fishing Gear of Fall 2018

<b>Umpqua UPG HD Weekender Fly Box (</b>$40)<p>This improbably small box (just 1.8 inches thick) still opens wide enough to accommodate a mind-boggling quantity of flies.<p><b>Gerber Magniplier Tool (</b>$74)<p>An angled nose enables the easy release of bass or pike (your hand doesn’t block your view of the hook), and an …

Fly Fishing

Understanding the Constitution Is Hard, This New Website Helps Explain

Cornell University Legal Information Center introduces searchable version of Constitution Annotated<p>Want to know the parameters of a president’s …


Can Animals Sue for Injuries Inflicted by Humans? | The Legal Intelligencer

Penny Conly Ellison.<p>As animal law has developed into a specialty over the past few decades, lawyers have wrestled with how to get their interests to …


Orvis Fly Fishing

Our pal Drew from Looknfishy stalks a big grass carp among the stumps. . . .

Fly Fishing

5 Rivers Odyssey, Part II: A Bounty in Bristol Bay

Written by: Anthony Ortiz<p><i>Editor’s note: In July, Trout Unlimited sent four of their brightest college club leaders in the TU Costa 5 Rivers Program</i> …

Sockeye Salmon

“Porcupine Brook,” by William G. Tapply

Written by: William G. Tapply<p><i>Tiny trout and worms are the first step to a life of fly fishing. And more.</i><p>I happened upon Porcupine Brook while …

Fly Fishing

Eric Jackson’s New Film, ‘Alignment,’ Is About Steelhead Fishing and Snowboarding

<b>Now, this guy is living the good life.</b> Fly-fishing for giant steelhead. Searching for big lines in the mountains. Eric Jackson has something figured …


Orvis Fly Fishing

When I was a kid I would build dams in the sand/rock box and flood the back yard. Not much has changed, I'm just playing with more water these days.

Fly Fishing

Master Class Monday: How to Fish the "Terrestrial Drop"

This is a great time of year to fine-tune your fly-fishing terrestrial game. In this week’s Master Class Monday, Dave and Amelia Jensen share some …

Fly Fishing

Trump, Democracy, and the Constitution

This Constitution Day, please join Professor Michael Klarman as he discusses the threats to our democracy and the rule of law that have arisen under …

Harvard Law School

On fly-fishing: How to tie your own flies and what tools you need

Fly tying and football season go together like peanut butter and jelly. For me and many fly tyers in the valley, not much is better than setting up a …

Fly Fishing

Paul Manafort's stunning plea

Paul Manafort — who took notes (apparently on his phone) during the notorious Trump Tower meeting with Russians — agreed to tell all he knows to …

Paul Manafort