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What are you doing Saturday, March 16th?

What are you doing Saturday, March 16th?

How about coming to the 4th annual Long Island Fly Fishing Expo? It is from 9 to 4 at the Radisson Hotel in Hauppauge, costs just $10 to get in (Kids under 18 with adult are free). A full day of presentations, casting demos, fly tying, vendors with bargains, guides ... Read More
terminal-tackle

Terminal Tackle Update

Kings Park, NY John C. Richy, the founder of Terminal Tackle, passed away in December 2018 - My sincere regards to his family and may he rest in peace. I always enjoyed stopping by and finding something that I needed for the boat, the beach or the fly rod. He ... Read More
2019 Spring Newsletter

2019 Spring Newsletter

It is that time of year again. I used to write a newsletter each quarter but now I just do the annual Spring letter to let you know what is going on as we all look forward to the coming season. A way to shake off a bit of that ... Read More
New book of stories by a Fly Fisher

New book of stories by a Fly Fisher

I like books of stories. Unlike novels, you don’t have to read 500 pages to get the point. You can read them instead of staring at your iPhone waiting for the next text or email. They entertain and, more importantly, open your mind and your world just a little wider ... Read More
A Cast in the Woods

A Cast in the Woods

A Cast in the Woods is a new book by Stephen Sautner, author of Fish On Fish Off (find it in the Reading Room). Fly fishing books! I have a kinship with Stephen, even though we have yet to meet. We love similar things including fly fishing, although he is ... Read More
An iPhone antidote to get through winter

An iPhone antidote to get through winter

I like books of stories. Unlike novels, you don’t have to read 500 pages to get the point. You can read them instead of staring at your iPhone waiting for the next text or email. They entertain and, more importantly, open your mind and your world just a little wider ... Read More
Don't miss the Angler's Book Store at The Fly Fishing Show

Don’t miss the Angler’s Book Store at The Fly Fishing Show

Don't leave the show without your copy of How to Improve Your Fly Fishing & Catching! It and the companion: How to Fly Fish for Trout - The First book to read are in the Angler's Bookstore along with hundreds of other great titles. Many of the authors are there ... Read More
Opportunity to own a Mahler Original

Opportunity to own a Mahler Original

...and help support Project Healing Waters. Maurice Mahler, renowned artist, fly fisher, long time friend of local TU's, and Project Healing Waters advocate is offering this original of a Rainbow at Rhododendron Pool on the Willowemoc. It is a 7 by 10 inch, unframed watercolor on card stock, ready for ... Read More
Upper Willowemoc

Table of Contents to over 300 fishing posts

You know how you can click on a link to a web page and then before you get to the content there are a bunch of ads that if you as much as look at them, they take you to an ad you didn't want to see? I hate that ... Read More
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