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The Best Fly Line for You

While fly rods and reels tend to get all the attention when...

Gear That Works: Korkers Interchangeable Sole Boots

Living in New England, I fish a wide variety of water. From...

The Best Sling Pack for You

Sling packs are pretty popular among anglers and for good...

New Gear Roundup: Summer 2022

With summer fishing in full swing, it's time to take a look...

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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...

Gear Review: Winston Pure 8' 4-weight

The Winston Pure won the award for Best New Freshwater Rod at the 2018 International Fly Tackle Dealer show. It's...

The Best Backcountry Fly Rod for You

The right backcountry fly rod is one that's truly a jack-of-all-trades product. It needs to throw small dry flies, have...

New Gear Roundup: Spring 2022

If there's one thing we don't have a shortage of in the fly fishing world, it's new gear. From reinventing strike...

The Best Chest Pack for You

For years I carried all my fishing tackle in a vest I "borrowed" from my dad. After ruining dad's old vest and going...