Yellowstone River Black Canyon
Want to fish here and see no one else for three days? We thought so.

It's Memorial Day, so we're phoning it in a bit. Still, we're happy to highlight some of our most popular posts of all time. These posts were a big hit when they first went up and have been drawing readers steadily since they were published. Hopefully, that's because they include some useful information or are at least entertaining to read. Otherwise, your guess is as good as ours.

Backcountry Fly Fishing

This short essay serves as an introduction to backcountry fly fishing and why it is worth your trouble to stray from the parking lot at your nearby stream. You can also use the links at the bottom of the article to find all of our other backcountry fly fishing related content. There's more to come this spring and summer, as well.

Trout and Water Temperature: How Hot is Too Hot?

Being that we're not quite into June yet, most of you won't be worrying about this for a while. Still, it's worth brushing up on your knowledge of what water temperatures mean to the trout your pursuing and when to change your behavior as an angler accordingly.

Best Fly Fishing Sunglasses of 2011

We're hard at work testing shades for an updated feature for 2013 on what the best sunglasses are for a variety of fly fishing conditions, hoping to help you get the most bang for your buck and buy with confidence. That said, our favorites from 2011 are still our go-to glasses when we're on the water. If you're in the market for a new pair of sunglasses, have a read through our two-part series detailing our favorite picks from 2011.