Joe Drake’s 2019 Gear and Gift Guide

This year, I have made a point to try out a couple new things in the fly-fishing world: a couple new techniques, a couple new books, a couple new places, and most importantly, a bit of new kit. Hear are some items I’d recommend.   RODS Unfortunately, part of my new kit was a direct

Best Flies and DIY Spots: Easy Links

These flies work, and these rivers produce. Links are below. Note that these are all amply-stocked waters that many already visit and about which much information already has been published. I’ve found that many rivers are sub-par. I track in my fishing journal what fly patterns work on which waters. So, the links below are