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New Sage Trout Reel

Ross Purnell, over at Fly Fisherman Magazine, penned a review of the newly-released Sage Trout reel. This reel follows the current fad of looking like classic tackle pieces from years ago. You can read the full review here.

Redington Debuts New Rods and Reels

The fly fishing world has been light on news of new gear these days (understandably so), but Redington is giving gear junkies something to salivate over. The company is introducing two new rod families - the TRACE and STRIKE rods. The TRACE replaces the Hydrogen rod lineup, while the STRIKE is dedicated to Euro nymphing. In addition to the rods, Redington...

Spring 2020 Fly Fishing Gear Guide

With all of us stuck at home and wondering when we'll be able to get back on the water in earnest, I've been fielding more gear-related questions than normal. So, I decided to put together a Spring 2020 Gear Guide for all the fly anglers out there who are looking for new rods, reels, waders, boots, or tying supplies. You can view the entire gear guide here.

Rod and Reel Combo Kits to Get you Started

If you're looking to get into the fly fishing game, or know someone who is, this recent piece from Gear Junkie details some of the best rod and reel combo kits on the market. Take a read through the entire piece here.

Men's Journal Best Gear Review

Fly fishing gear reviews aren't relegated to fishing-only publications. Men's Journal recently released their roundup of the best fly fishing gear currently on the market. While nothing on their list is a surprise, it's nice to get affirmation that the products you're researching - or already own - are among those that everyone recommends. You can read...

Nautilus Releases New Reel

Nautilus, a reel manufacturer known for building bombproof saltwater fish-stoppers, has released a new reel - the GTX. This reel is the brand's new flagship model. You can read the full details here, courtesy of Hatch Magazine. 

Gray's Sporting Journal Best of 2020

Gray's Sporting Journal is a leading voice in the sporting world, and if you've ever glanced through a copy of the magazine, it's easy to see why. They really only publish the best of the best. So, when they announce their annual picks for best gear, I tend to pay attention. The folks who put this magazine together know their sports inside and out. I've...

Hardy Releases 2019 Limited Edition Reels

Hardy has announced the release of a series of Limited Edition Trout Perfects reels, which feature original artwork by world-famous artist and angler Charles Jardine. Read more in the press release below. Hardy Releases 2019 Limited Edition Reels From Hardy: Hardy®, the iconic fly fishing rod and reel company, announces the release of Limited Edition Trout...

Nautilus Reels Launches Custom Reel Builder

Nautilus has announced the launch of their new online custom reel builder.From frame color to drag knob color to fish engravings, anglers can now see exactly what they are ordering and easily make changes.

Hardy Debuts the New MTX-S Reel

Hardy has announced the release of their new MTX-S reel, their “first fly reel to feature a hybrid carbon fiber and alloy main frame construction with a sealed disc drag system. The new reel is Hardy’s lightest sealed drag reel ever and built for chasing game fish of all sizes.”