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Gear Review: Furled leaders for more delicate presentations

Furled leaders for saltwater have applications of strength: no wind knots, no abrasion failure, and plenty of heft when casting big flies in bad weather conditions [...]

July 1, 2016 Gear Review, RECENT, Slide

Gear Review: Finding a pair of waist waders that stay “UP”

Zack Mathews: "Redington’s new Sonicdry wader is a lot better cut than any previous waist high wader, and it also has some very smart clasping innovations. I think it’s the very best waist high wader made to date." [...]

March 10, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Gear Review, Slide

Gear Review: Stripper Clip let’s you leave the stripping basket at home

For some, this handy invention will replace the stripping basket or line tamer. If you want a new place to lay your stripped line, try a ‘Peter Hayes Stripper Clip’. [...]

February 10, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Gear Review, Slide

Gear: New and noteworthy gear from the 2016 Fly Fishing Show

Here are the items that caught my eye and impressed me with smart innovation, ingenuity, and quality craftsmanship at the 2016 Fly Fishing Show [...]

February 5, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing Show, Gear, Gear Review, Slide

Gear Review: Tie-Fast Tool saves time and peace of mind

For under $10 you can be assured that several quickly tied knots, Nail Knots, Bood Knot-like nail knots, snelled hooks, terminal to fly knot will al be failsafe; everytime [...]

January 12, 2016 Gear Review, RECENT, Slide

Gear Review: Is Echo’s new glass Spey rods an economical bamboo?

Tim Rajeff, Rajeff Sports / ECHO Fly Rods, has been an industry leader in innovations; glass Spey and switch rods, and outstanding performance at economical price points [...]

January 11, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Gear Review, Slide

Gear Review: SeaLife Micro 2.0 underwater camera

The Micro 2.0's built-in WiFi feature wirelessly connects the camera to any Apple device running on iOS 6.0 or above as well as an Android smart phone or tablet [...]

December 11, 2015 Gear Review, RECENT, Slide

Gear Review: TrueFlies’ wearables made using near military-grade fabrics

True Flies has set the standard for comfortable, utility-grade shirts and pants that will stand up to just about anything except barracuda teeth... [...]

November 4, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Gear Review, Slide

Gear Review: GoPro now manageable from 600-feet away

New GoPro smart remote makes managing up to 40 cameras possible, and features 40% more battery capacity compared to WiFi remote. Waterproof up to 32-feet [...]

October 15, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Gear Review, Slide

Gear Review: Aspen Reels 450 Large Arbor fly reel

It balanced my 10 weight nicely, picked up line quickly, exhibited silky smooth drag and a fine anodized finish that holds up well to scratches and nicks. [...]

October 6, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Gear, Gear Review, Slide, Videos