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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...

Gear Review: Aquaz Dryzip Waders

I recently had the chance to review a pair of waders from Aquaz - a company that doesn't yet have a big foothold here in North America. I reviewed the Dryzip waders, and I was thoroughly impressed. Any zippered wader is a winner in my book, but these from Aquaz are worth your consideration. You can read the full review here.

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...

Simms Launches Full Line of New Spring 2020 Products

Simms Fishing Products, the preeminent manufacturer of waders, outerwear, footwear, and technical apparel in fishing, announced the launch of the Spring 2020 product line on Jan. 8, 2020.  Simms unveiled the full line at ICAST (July, 2019) and IFTD (October, 2019). Between the two shows, Simms garnered nine Best of Show awards from the Spring 2020 line...

Patagonia Announces New Swiftcurrent Line of Waders

Patagonia has announced a new line of waders. The Swiftcurrent Waders are “lighter, stronger, and intelligently designed for active anglers.”

Orvis Pro Wading Boot Review

If you’re in the market for new wading boots, don’t miss a look at the new Orvis Pro Wading Boots, which are described as part sneaker, part Michelin tire. “The Orvis Pro collection represents a new approach for the blue-blood brand: treating anglers like athletes,” writes Kyle Stock in this review via Bloomberg.

Video Hatch: "Patagonia Wader Work Station"

Attaching to wader suspenders, Patagonia’s versatile Wader Work Station helps organize tools, gear and accessories in the field.

Video Hatch: "Patagonia® Foot Tractor Wading Boots"

The highly anticipated Patagonia wading boots, built by Danner, are now available to order and in fly shops. Learn more in this video from Patagonia.

Patagonia Announces Innovative Wading Boots Built by Danner

Editor's Note: Last night Patagonia's Foot Tractor Wading Boots won "Best of Show" among all new products at the 2018 IFTD Show in Orlando. Patagonia has announced the release of two new wading boots. The Foot Tractor and River Salt Wading Boots are the result of design and development cooperation with Danner. Read more in the press release below. Patagonia...

Groundbreaking Middle Fork Packable Waders from Patagonia Now Available

The Middle Fork Packable Wadersfrom Patagonia are now available at fly shops, Patagonia retail stores, and Patagonia.com. The waders are “designed for convenience and performance for backcountry angling and travel.”