Fishing Pliers – What to look for

Fishing pliers are one of the most important tools when hitting the water. They can remove a hook, cut a line or even the shank of a hook. Here is what you should look for.



Bamboo Fly Rod Fling

A small group of pacific northwest bamboo fly rod makers and collectors assemble each spring to inspect and cast bamboo fly rods. 


Seeking Native Trout in Japan

Fly fishing for trout in Japan can be traced back at least to the fifteenth century, using a horsehair line attached to a bamboo rod.  


Fly Fishing Culture and Philosophy