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Talented fly tier turns thief

22 year old built-wing Salmon fly tying prodigy Edwin Rist has been arrested and charged with breaking into the Natural History Museum in Tring inJune 2009 and stealing 299 rare bird skins. ... Full story

ASMFC Votes in Favor of Striped Bass Conservation

The sportfishing industry applauds decision to reject increases in commercial harvest for Striped Bass. ... Full story

Fishing charity hits the headlines

Casting for Recovery, the breast cancer charity that uses Fly Fishing to help with both the emotional and physical recovery has been featured in the New York Times - Giving section. ... Full story

Hardy bring back the Taupo

The demand for new versions of classic fly reels of the past continues unabated with Hardy's latest news release. ... Full story

Bonefish and Tarpon Trust

The Bonefish and Tarpon Trust (formerly Bonefish and Tarpon Unlimited (BTU)) support education, conservation, and research to help understand, nurture, and enhance healthy bonefish, tarpon, and permit population. ... Full story

EPA rejects ban on lead

America’s anglers have triumphed over a petition that was lodged to ban the use of lead in fishing tackle in all US waters. ... Full story

ESPN Finalizes Sale of BASS to Investor Group

ESPN Inc., announces that it has finalized the sale of BASS to a group of investors including Don Logan, Jerry McKinnis and Jim Copeland. ... Full story

Fish&Fly / ClubFishWorld special offer to Chile

UK based ClubFishWorld have sourced an amazing deal for all Fish&Fly members who would like to discover and fish in the beautiful and trout rich country of Chile this winter season. ... Full story

IGFA launches world record iPhone app

Having the information at your fingertips about current world records will let you quickly know if you have a contender or not as well as how to identify it and even log a photo on Facebook. ... Full story