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The Best Chest Pack for You

For years I carried all my fishing tackle in a vest I...

Choosing a Bass Rod Rotation

There is often a “one-size-fits-all” misconception...

Fly Fishing Gear for Beginners

What Fly Fishing Gear Does a Beginner Need? To the...

Gear Review: Sage R8 Core Fly Rod

The Sage X was, I thought, the company's best flagship rod...

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The Best Rod Storage Options for Your Air Travel

Not long ago, the idea of flying anywhere to go fishing seemed ludicrous to me. It's not that I have anything against...

Fly Fishing Gear Review: Skwala Fishing Apparel

Skwala Fishing is a new fly fishing apparel and outerwear company headquartered in Bozeman, Montana. Debuting in the...

Best Budget Fly Fishing Reel for You: Review & Buying Guide

A few years ago I was in an antique shop in southern Utah. It was around Christmas, and I was there visiting my parents...

The Best Backpacking Waders for You

Every year as the first warm weather of late March or early April hits the Rocky Mountains, I find myself looking more...

The Best Dry Fly Rods for Your Drift Boat Fishing

The wind howled upstream and I waited for a break in the gusts before tossing my next cast. It was a gorgeous spring...

Short Leaders: A Small Stream Must-Have

Having fly fished for roughly forty-five years, and run a fly shop for fifteen years, I’ve answered a lot of...

The Best Streamer Rod for You

It was barely ten degrees outside when Ryan Kelly, Charlie Card, and I pushed off from the boat ramp on the Green River...

The Best Fishing Vest for You

My dad's fishing vest hung on a nail next to the back door in our garage. Its pockets always bulged with boxes of...