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Specialized Fly Rods for 2022

The folks over at Fly Fisherman Magazine put together this great roundup of some of the best specialized fly rods for 2022. As fly fishing gets more technical and refined, so too do the fly rods we have to choose from. Whether you're looking for that perfect small-stream trout rod, or need a new bass stick, this list has you covered. Read it in full here.

Gear: The Best Euro Rod for You

Euro-nymphing is fast becoming one of the more popular iterations of fly fishing. So, all of us here at MidCurrent decided to put together a story that can help you find the Euro-nymphign rod that's best for you and your fishing. You can read the story here.

Review: Tom Morgan Rodsmiths Fly Rod

I've owned and fished a Tom Morgan Rodsmiths rod for the better part of four years now, and it's probably my favorite fly rod. I just put together a review on the TMR rod, which you can read in full here.

Fly Fishing Affordably

It's no secret that you can spend thousands upon thousands of dollars on fly fishing gear. Shoot, I've done that more often than I'd care to admit. But it doesn't have to be expensive, as Ross Purnell reminds us in this story over at Fly Fisherman Magazine. In it, he lists some of the best inexpensive gear on the market right now, so you can get on the...

Gear: Thomas & Thomas Sextant

The folks over at Thomas & Thomas have been busy lately, churning out new rods the way Uncle Cheech churns out new fly patterns. Just like Cheech and his team at Fly Fish Food, the new rods from Thomas & Thomas are top-notch. The Sextant is the newest saltwater rod from this company. Read more about it here.

Swentosky's Favorite Euro Rods

Dom Swentosky, over at Troutbitten, has made a major impact in the tight-line nymphing scene over the last few years. His Mono Rig is a unique take on the tight-line nymphing skills that so many anglers have had success with over the years. Which leads us to Dom's latest post. In it, he details which current rods are his favorite for tight-line and Euro...

Gear Review: Snowbee Classic Fly Rod

Snowbee is making a decent marketing push for themselves, as evidenced by the reviews here in MidCurrent and this recent one from Hatch Magazine.  Johnny Carrol Sain put this review together, which you can read in full here.

New Gear at ICAST

The folks over at Field & Stream have put together a report on some of the new gear that debuted at ICAST recently. While we covered much of those releases here at MidCurrent, it's always great to read reviews from folks who've had hands-on time with the products. You can read their writeup here.

10 Most Recommended Fly Rods of 2021

This list, from the website Curated, features what the authors dub as the 10 most highly-recommended fly rods for 2021. A quick perusal of the list confirms that claim, with a bunch of low-to-mid-priced Echo and Redington rods claiming a few spots. You can see the full list here.

Orvis H3 Blackout Reviews

Orvis debuted their new H3 Blackout rods last week, and reviews are already in. I had the chance to fish the rods for a few months prior to their release, and I'm pleased with what I saw. You can read the reviews in full here.