With many promising rods released for the 2013 season, The Yellowstone Angler decided to get a head start on the annual Shootout, testing and reviewing a lineup of five weights. And once again, Hardy leads the Montana fly shop’s results … more
Latest Fly Rods News
An interview with George Anderson of YellowstoneAngler.com regarding the new Artisan Hardy Rods incorporating 3M Sintrix technology. With Hardy’s Howard Croston and Jim Murphy.
Kara Armano of Redington talks to MidCurrent about the Topo Rod and Reel outfit that comes with flies, nippers, tippet, rod and reel, backing, and line. Pretty much everything you need to get started fly fishing. It even has info … more
My pal Kirk Deeter over on the fly talk blog describes how PAM cooking spray can be a, “cheap, simple fix” for iced up rod guides in the winter. He goes on to say, “I know other anglers who like … more
Taking full advantage of the physics inherent in fly casting, ArcticSilver has big plans to release their Free-Flex technology into a new line of fly rods. With the grip fixed only to the reel seat, the blank is allowed full … more
Always looking for new ways to better their products, Orvis announced the Helios 2 this month. “We changed it because we knew we could improve. And we have,” says the company. Read the press release below for full details. New … more
Daniel Galhardo of Tenkara USA shows us that tying a Tenkara Line to the rod is about as simple as it gets.
Designed with the small stream angler in mind, the newly announced ESP (Extra Sensory Presentation) rods from Thomas & Thomas complement “babbling brooks, rich chalk streams and technical spring creeks” with a smooth medium action and precision for tight casts. … more
Most of us have heard of the Beaverkill River, but have you ever heard of Beaverkill Fly Rods? I didn’t think so… I hadn’t either, but if Anthony Magardino has his way you’re gonna start seeing a whole lot more … more
New from Thomas & Thomas comes the announcement of an addition of a fuller-flexing rapid-recovery 6 weight to their popular NS rod series. The NS 6 is designed with trout anglers in mind who are “looking to cover big water … more