Don't be cowed by gear fetishists and country squires. Take our clean and commonsense advice on tools, technique, and cagey quarry, and launch your superfly into the fray.
Lighten Up: It's the cast, stupid.
By Ian Frazier
Fishville: Ten fly-friendly towns on the banks of waters frothing with trout.
By Nate Hoogeveen
A Trout's Innermost Desires: It's all about finding his comfort zone, baby.
By Nick Lyons
The Only Fly You Need: Chernobyl Ant of Double Bunny, ma'am?
By Florence Williams
What Burns My Ass: Judge not, dry-fly snob, lest ye suffer the ire of my rod.
By Angus Cameron
Your Best Angles: Top guides' tips for stalking paranoid fish.
By Kent Black and Nate Hoogeveen
A Manifesto for Ignorance: Ah, cluelessness! Or, just do it yourself.
By David James Duncan
Buy Right, Buy Once: The right stuff for schlepping, wading, spying.
By Chris Keyes
My Hero: The greatest angler I ever saw was full of surprises.
By Jack Handey