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Fly fishermen come to Blue Ridge, a small town in the mountains of North Georgia called the state’s trout capital, from all over the world to fish year round. They also come looking for Bill Oyster, a craftsman specializing in prized bamboo fly rods. With his silver beard and mustache, Oyster looks like the quintessential …

The brutal cold spell of a few weeks ago was the last straw. After years of turning down invitations from my good friend Kevin Morlock to join him on the Louisiana Gulf Coast for a few days of redfish fly fishing, I hopped on a commercial plane for the first time in a year. and …

The brutal cold snap of a few weeks ago was the last straw. After years of turning down invitations from my good friend Kevin Morlock to join him on the Louisiana Gulf Coast for a few days of redfish fly fishing, I hopped on a commercial plane for the first time in a year. and …

I bought a new fishing rod the other day. Not that this is shocking news. My family members are used to my occasional splurge on a piece of equipment to enhance my enjoyment of the outdoors. But any logical person who looked at the four racks in my shop, filled with fishing rods of all …