• From the President

    Boys Becoming Men

    Measuring the passing of time during a week in Canada

    Three young men fishing from a dock with a big, beautiful, calm lake in the background

    Measuring the passing of time during a week in Canada. For a few months longer, until Wylie turns 20, I will have three teenage sons in the house.  Three sons It is a magical time in their lives, and for me, too, watching the slow but blindingly fast transition from boys to men. I am…

  • 20 Questions

    20 Questions: Mark Melnyk

    Editor’s note: Every so often, we’ll put movers and shakers in the fly-fishing world on the spot with our version of the Proust profile questionnaire. We’ve asked our subjects to be brutally honest and as forthright as they choose as they answer questions that might make them think, reminisce and look forward in their lives. And, honestly, some of these…

  • Trout Tips Featured

    Fly fishing tips from north of the border

    Fly-fishing tips from our friends up north

    I love to fly fish in Canada. From the spine of the Rockies to its boreal forests, the Canadian north rivals any fishy locale on the planet, and fly fishing is a great way to get to know the waters of this region. The folks at The New Fly Fisher — anglers like Mark Melnyk,…