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"Glass Fly Rods: Why I Believe They’re Here to Stay"

As a 40-year fly fisher, 15-year fly shop owner, and...

Gear Review: SIMMS G4Z Pro Waders

Once again, Simms has improved its G4 wader line with an...

Specialty Trout Leaders: Fine-Tuning Your Game

I owned and operated a fly shop for roughly 15 years. As is...

Why Collect Antique Fly Fishing Tackle?

You may have a friend who collects vintage or antique fly...

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Gear Review: Rock Treads Cleat System

I tested the Rock Tread cleat system on some of the slickest, algae-covered boulders and bedrock in a section of river...

Fly Rods for Brook Trout

No species of trout can be found in more varied habitats than brook trout. They inhabit streams, rivers, ponds, lakes...

Gear Review: Hemingway Performance Fishing Shirt

What makes this shirt a standout is that it’s an excellent travel partner: polyester performance is built in. Fish...

New Fly Fishing Gear from Scientific Anglers: July 2019

Just Out from Scientific Anglers NEW Sonar Musky Blind casting big flies requires a line that will allow you to do it...

Gear Review: Redington Prowler Wading Boot

Lately, manufacturers of both waders and wading boots have really focused on comfort, and we are now (gladly) faced...

Gear Review: RIO Metered ConnectCore Shooting Line

I tested RIO's 0.042" Metered ConnectCore Shooting Line with a Skagit Gamechanger and a Scandi 3D head, and RIO has...

Gear Review: C&F Design Large Chest Storage Box

C&F Design doesn’t make a habit of checking the community radar when designing a product. They do it their very...

Gear Review: Orvis Ultralight Wading Jacket

The Orvis Ultralight Wading Jacket is undoubtedly the product of designers listening to customers who ask for and...