Off Script: Free Range Q&A With Paul Bourcq, Fly-Fishing Ambassador

The fly-fishing industry is most definitely not just for old white guys anymore. The sport is worldwide and getting younger, and it has never been more accessible or diverse as it is now. Even with the ongoing shit-show that is influencer culture, the lion’s share of newcomers are learning how to fly fish from veteran fly anglers who could come

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The Spider-Web: A Bizarre Fly-Fishing Rod Used Beyond the Trenches of World War I

Pvt. John Henry Hirst was determined to land a trout on the fly. It was nearing the summer of 1915, and the Germans had just launched a surprise offensive along the Western Front. While other British soldiers braced for impact from a German artillery barrage, Hirst was beyond the trenches in no man’s land, hunkered down, casting into a front-line

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Fishing the Frank: A Fly-in, Fly-Fishing Adventure in Idaho’s Largest Wilderness

There is a rattlesnake somewhere near my left boot. I can hear it, but I can’t see it. My dad is sitting on the ground 10 yards away with his back against a log, holding a sandwich in one hand and pointing frantically with the other toward a mess of basket grass and burnt timber from an old forest fire.

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