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RIO’s new DirectCore Flats Pro fly line

In addition to the new core, this line features RIO’s SureFire technology, which has been used in RIO’s freshwater fly lines in the past. [...]

August 3, 2017 Gear Review, RECENT, Slide

SOutdoors’ picks for best reels of 2017

Picking the right reel can be quite subjective. Here, SOutdoors walks you through 7 great choices and how to choose what's best for your needs... [...]

May 2, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Gear, Gear Review, Review, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Review: 6-pack saltwater plier roundup

When it comes to the gear, we are in the golden age of fly fishing. This 6 pack of pliers that we have reviewed offers an array of price points and features. [...]

March 23, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Gear, Gear Review, Industry News, Review, Slide

Gear Review: Redington’s Rise Reel possesses value and beauty

Pricing aside, Redington's Rise Reel is an impressive design with large arbor, quick line pick up, smooth and strong drag system, and an excellent finish. [...]

February 14, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Gear, Gear Review, Gift Ideas, Review, Slide, Videos

Last minute gifts for the adamant angler

If you have been dragging your feet on holiday gift items for your favorite angler, do not worry. It is not too late. You will not disappoint with these stellar fly fishing products. [...]

December 19, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Gear, Gear Review, Gift Ideas, Review, Slide

Industry News: Pieroway Rod Company to release Rengade Series in US

Jerry French is no stranger to the steelhead and skagit world of fly fishing. Now he has designed the versatile Renegade series of fly rods for Pieroway Rod Company. [...]

December 6, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Gear, Gear Review, Review, Salmon Fishing, Slide

Gear Review: KastKing 24 Rod Rack

This 24 Rod Rack will be welcomed in your household like no other piece of fishing gear before it. It will de-clutter your garage, basement or man cave in short order. [...]

November 2, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Gear, Gear Review, Slide, Uncategorized

Gear Review: ARC Fishing’s leaders and tippets are on point

ARC Fishing is a niche fly fishing company that has concentrated its efforts on doing a couple of things very well: fly lines, leaders and tippets. [...]

September 7, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Gear, Gear Review, Slide

Gear Review: KastKing Kodiak 4000 reel

While FLM.com prides itself as a fly fishing publication, I am of the strong belief that successful saltwater fishing must often employ the use of spinning gear. [...]

September 1, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Gear, Gear Review, Slide, Videos

Gear Review: Einarsson Reels’ 9Plus; the elegant workhorse

Icelandic style and ingenuity has produced a really beautiful piece of engineering that balances today's lighter fly rods quite well. [...]

August 10, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Gear, Gear Review, Slide, Videos