Angler Conservation | Aaron Adams, PhD. of Bonefish & Tarpon Trust


Anchor fly had the privilege of sitting down with the Director of Science and Conservation for Bonefish and Tarpon Trust and Senior Scientist at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at Florida Atlantic University, Dr. Aaron Adams, for an interview on some of the biggest challenges facing our watersheds. Dr. Adams highlights some of the main concerns …

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Angler Conservation: An Interview With TU’s Senior Scientist


Our team wanted to understand the crucial challenges facing our watersheds, and what steps anglers can take to protect our fisheries. Anchor Fly has recently had the honor and great fortune of sitting down with Dr. Helen Neville, Trout Unlimited’s senior scientist. Helen is a leader in conservation science for native trout and in April of …

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Best Fly Fishing Vests I Buyer’s Guide (2022)


Stay agile, comfortable, and efficient on the water This article is a resource designed to help anglers find the perfect fishing vest for their budget and fishing purposes. In this guide, we will cover Types of fishing vests How to choose the right vest Fishing vest size chart Best overall fly fishing vests Superior lightweight …

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Fly Fishing For Bass | Behavior, Seasons, Flies & Gear

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Introduction Our intention is to help the new fly fisher get acquainted with fly fishing for bass and elaborate on material for the experienced angler as well. If you have read our past resource on bass species you will know there are roughly 9 species of bass—the most common being the smallmouth and largemouth bass. …

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Bass Species Explained | Black vs Temperate, Peacock, Smallies & More!

Smallmouth Bass

Introduction In this article, we have created a catalog for all North American bass species. It is designed to help inform anglers on the basic regions, environments, physical characteristics, and habits of the numerous bass species. In this resource we will cover: Smallmouth Bass Largemouth Bass Spotted (Kentucky) Bass Guadalupe Bass Alabama Bass Florida Bass …

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TROUT SPECIES 101 | Plus, Palomino vs Golden Rainbow


Updated on Nov. 17, 2022 Introduction In the article below we have created a catalog for all the North American trout species. It is designed to help inform the new angler and expert on some of the basic regions, physical characteristics, and habits of these magnificent fish. The types of trout we discuss herein include: …

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Fly Fishing w/ streamers | Tips, flies, setup & More

Zonker Streamers Trout Fly Fishing Flies Lures

Streamer fishing is exciting, fun, & explosive—a staple technique for all fly anglers to have in their arsenal. This comprehensive resource guide covers everything you need to know about fly fishing with streamers. In this guide we’ll cover: Types of streamer flies When to fish streamers? Streamer fishing setup How to fish with streamers? Streamer …

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Fly Fishing Arkansas | Complete Guide, 2020 (With Map)


Are you starting to fly fish in Arkansas or planning your next trip? In this article we will go over EVERYTHING you need to know about fly fishing the natural state. This is the most complete and comprehensive article we have seen on fly fishing in Arkansas. If you like this article you might also …

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Fly Fishing Alaska | Complete Guide, 2022 (interactive map)


This is a complete and comprehensive guide to Fly Fishing Alaska. In this guide you will learn: Alaskan fish species Fly fishing tips and fly patterns Different regions with popular rivers and lakes for each region Helpful information on fly shops Best Alaskan fly fishing lodges Alaska fly in fishing charter planes and ferries Best …

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