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How to Make a Fishing Leader for Fly Fishing

Learning how to make a fishing leader for fly fishing is easy and won't take you much time at all. While there are specialized big game leaders and …

Fishing

Trout Towns: 8 Fly Favorites

<i>What makes a trout town? Does it hinge solely on an area’s proximity to coveted rivers, lakes, and streams? Or is it the confluence of top-notch</i> …

Hiking

The Old Way in Canoe Country

When we last caught up with filmmaker Dianne Whelan, she was just completing a summerlong canoe journey on the Lake Superior Water Trail, part of her …

Lake Superior

Tukasegee River Fly Fishing Report February 2018

Tuckasegee River Fly Fishing<p>The fly fishing is getting hot on the Tuckasegee River in North Carolina. Hands down the top destination for fly fishing …

WFS 005 - Jim Teeny Interview - 60 Years of Fly Fishing, Sinking Lines, Spotting

The first sinking fly lines were developed by my guest, Jim Teeny, back in the 1970’s. In Episode 005 of the Fly Fishing Show I had the pleasure of …

2017 Fly Fisherman Holiday Gift Guide

Check out our 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for the fly fisher in your life.<b>Yeti Rambler Jugs</b>Half-gallon and gallon Yeti Rambler Jugs fit nearly every …

Fishing

Learning How to Hunt Big Trout

Randy Rice spotted a hoggish sipper about 12 feet ahead of me. We were up against a grass-shaded bank, the water as cold and quiet as a spring creek. …

Fishing

Tenkara: Fly Fishing for Minimalists

As entrancing and addictive as the sport of fly fishing can be, the very idea of it has the opposite effect on some people, who feel it’s too complicated, too technical and too difficult. Anyone trying to cast a conventional fly rod for the first time usually winds up with a mess of line and finds …

Fishing

Repair a Rod’s Cork Grip in Four Easy Steps

Rod’s cork handles deteriorate with use. After repeated soakings and dryings, the cork weakens and chips, creating holes. If these holes go …

This canoe documentary is almost too beautiful to watch

The cinematography and sound from Director Goh Iromoto's latest effort will move you to hit the water.<p>If you've ever dipped a paddle into the water …

Extreme Sports

Price Breakthrough Makes Planar Headphone Technology Available To Everyone

There are three types of headphone technologies: dynamic, planar and electrostatic. The overwhelmingly popular headphone technology is dynamic because it’s a simple voice coil surrounded by a magnet. The advantages are its energy efficiency, smallish size and affordability. However, the main …

Audiophile

Seven Must-Know Canoe Skills

There are a few things you can’t do in a canoe. It’s unlikely you’ll ever land a marlin with a paddle in one hand, and mountain goat hunting from a …

River Fly Fishing For Trout & Grayling - A Quick Beginners Guide

If you are thinking of venturing out on to the rivers with your fly rod for the first time then this short primer should help answer some river fly …

Book Excerpt: How to Fish Streamers for Trout

<i>[Editor’s note: This is an excerpt from Tom Rosenbauer’s just-released book, Orvis Fly-Fishing Guide, from Lyons Press. This is a complete,</i> …

Fishing

Northmen Guild

Who. Where. Why<p>​From January 2017 John Neeman Tools has become a guild of northern master craftsmen - Northmen. Uniting one of the best northern …

The Six Best Bass Lures for Under $5

Big-money bass lures are, more often than not, designed to catch fishermen instead of fish. The truth is that pricey lures often rely on gimmicks or …

Photos: The Top Ten greatest audiophile speakers

Audiophile

10 Common Flyfishing Mistakes (and How to Fix Them)

Sure, everyone makes mistakes. But the fly anglers who make the fewest land the most fish. Watching out for these 10 easily correctable but …

Video: The Canoe (Trailer)

This stunning trailer for Goh Iromoto’s upcoming film, <i>The Canoe</i>, is worth watching in its own right. The beautiful cinematography and captivating …

Extreme Sports

Rogers LS7t loudspeaker

The English loudspeaker manufacturer Rogers [no connection with the contemporary US company Rogers High Fidelity] has had an illustrious history …

Audiophile

On the Water, and Into the Wild

There are no roads here. No towns or airports. There are no gas stations, businesses, cars, airplanes, electricity, phone service. There is water. And if you are not on it, you are in the woods.<p>The lakes and forests of Minnesota’s Boundary Waters are straight from the Pleistocene. Paleo-Indians …

Canoeing

Evens 'EarPrint' H1 headphones make you realize how bad your hearing is

Get ready for the next audio trend: ‘EarPrint’ headphones that essentially work as glasses for your ears.<p>Even, a newish company that recently made waves with its original set of $99 in-ear monitors, is today introducing its second product, the full-size $179 H1. I’ve had the chance to try them out …

Can a $190 Tube Amp Stand Up Against the Top Audio Systems?

I have a few music tracks that are my go-to tunes when evaluating stereo systems. They’ve risen to the top not because they test different sound …

How Audiophiles Shop for Audio Gear

If your stereo makes you tired, buy a new one. That’s one of the vital bits of intel gleaned from a conversation with <i>Sound & Vision</i> editor Rob Sabin. …

Finding the Perfect Backcountry Campsite in Algonquin Park, Canada

<b>Photos and words by Shawn James</b><p>Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario, Canada is a canoe tripper's Shangri-La. Covering an area of 2,946 square miles …

Hiking

Fishing with My Father

Where was the one fish he had always dreamed of catching?<p><i>Along with a love of theater, the author inherited an obsession with fishing from his father, a legendary comedian. But where was the one fish he had always dreamed of catching? And how would past and present meet on a desolate lake in the</i> …

Fishing

The Ultimate Canoe Fishing Kit

Where I like to fish, come late April, life turns viable again. Fiddleheads. Trees leafing out. Loons calling. And smallmouth bass, after a long …

Exclusive Look: ‘River of Sorrow: Inheriting the Dolores River’

In the 1980s river running in the American Southwest was exploding in popularity, and new commercial outfitters were cropping up all across the …

Boating

Canoeing Off the Grid in Maine

I looked with dismay at our 11-year-old daughter, Molly. One eye was swollen almost shut; the other was rimmed in dried blood, the remnants of the feast of many bugs. Our eight-year-old son, Skyler, had counted 73 angry red welts on his tender white skin. Those were just the ones he could see.<p>"I …

Canoeing