Gear Review: Nomad Guide Net

June 23, 2011 By: Marshall Cutchin

Michael Gracie reviews the new Nomad Guide Net, a fiberglass/composite product that he subjected to abusive field-testing and but found more than up to the task.

“AS FLY FISHERS, we are constantly inundated with marketing pomp disguised as newfangled gadgetry that will help us catch more fish. A rod made of materials fresh off the space shuttle, a drag designed in conjunction with Brembo and Team Ferrari, or a line that both defies gravity and the visible light spectrum (unless you’re wearing the matching sunglasses) — it is all pitched as the fast-track to fly-fishing success.”