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Steve Frogley on a frigid approach to the deep runs of the Provo River in Utah. ANDREW BURR

When the going
gets           .

Our new Tough Puff Hoody: stretch and
abrasion resistance for the most
challenging conditions.
Patagonia Fly Fishing Ambassador Alejandro Haro

Mikael Frödin

For the last 35 years, he has traveled the world as a salmon fishing professional, working as a fly tier and guide, giving speeches, coaching anglers of all levels, and running “Master Class” weeks in many countries.

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The Salmon Foxtrot
By Håkan Stenlund

Back in Tokyo, for a break. Just in need of a change, you know, “to get away from things.” Having worked hard all summer long, there couldn’t be more of a contrast between reeling in salmon on a river in Swedish Lapland and heading to Tokyo. For me, working hard…


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Yvon Chouinard:Tying the Pheasant Tail
& Partridge

Following up on his essay “Lessons from a Simple Fly,” newly published in Fly Fisherman and Trout & Salmon magazines, Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard sits down in his living room to show how he combines just a few simple materials to tie the pheasant tail and partridge soft hackle.

Whether you’ve been tying for years or you’re leaning over the vise for the first time, it’s a pattern that can change the way you think about what makes a truly effective fly.

As the saying goes, begin as you wish to continue. April Vokey lands a monster on day one. ANDREW BURR