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Gear Review: Fishpond Nomad Mid-Length River Armor American Rivers Edition Net

When Fishpond acquired Nomad Nets in 2013, I was thrilled...

Gear That Works: Fenix Technical Lights

While not all fly fishers are non-fishing gear savvy, they...

The Best Sunglasses for You

Back when I started fly fishing, someone told me I needed...

The Best Fly Tying Vise for You

My dad and grandfather both tied flies, and I grew up...

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The Best Fly Line for You

While fly rods and reels tend to get all the attention when a new model is announced, we tend to overlook what I think...

Gear That Works: Korkers Interchangeable Sole Boots

Living in New England, I fish a wide variety of water. From large rocky rivers to small sandy coastal streams and...

The Best Sling Pack for You

Sling packs are pretty popular among anglers and for good reason. They offer a ton of storage room that's easily...

New Gear Roundup: Summer 2022

With summer fishing in full swing, it's time to take a look at some of the new gear that's hit the market in the past...

The Best Wading Boots for You

My first pair of wading boots weren't exactly high quality. The soles wore through in a few weeks, the laces didn't...

Gear that Works: Umpqua ZS2 Rock Creek Chest Pack

As a dedicated small stream angler, I’m always on the lookout for the “next best thing” in regard to compact...

The Best Nets for Small Stream Fishing

For the longest time, I never carried a net while on the water. Once, while skipping class in high school, I walked...

Summer Smallmouth Rod Roundup

For Western anglers, summer means trout on terrestrials. But throughout the Midwest, East, and Upland South, summer...