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Video Review: Carter Andrews on G. Loomis’ ShortStix 7’6″ fly rods

I was catching blackfin tuna with this rod. I put as much heat as I possibly could on it. It is a workhorse. I will always have a couple of these around... [...]

July 17, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Gear Review, Slide, Videos

Gear Review: Does that old, rusty fillet knife ‘butcher’ your fish?

There are plenty of knives giving different value and options to users. They need to analyze their needs and choose a knife suitable for their requirements [...]

June 16, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Gear Review, Slide

Gear Review: 3-TAND Surgex S-6+ Pliers

If you are in the market for a reasonably priced, lightweight, multi purpose set of pliers, do yourself a favor and check out 3-TAND's offering. [...]

May 28, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Gear, Gear Review, Slide, Uncategorized

Gear Review: Dousing in DEET can be sticky and smelly

The best fishing hours are buggy hours; dawn an dusk. This little lantern repels no-see-ums and mosquitoes in a 15-foot X 15-foot space up to 12 hours on one cartridge [...]

May 22, 2015 Gear Review, RECENT, Slide

Gear Review: “Gadgets” that save time and money

The gadgets that we like and use can, generally, be stuffed into our pockets, handily retrieved and used to do things better than by hand. [...]

May 20, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Gear Review, Slide

Gear Review: RIO Saltwater Tropical Intermediate

A guide buddy told me after sticking a few small bass on it on Sunday that he was going to rig all his flat's fishing setups with the Rio Tropical I/I. [...]

May 19, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Gear Review, Slide

Gear Review: Is SharkWave the fly line for you?

Scientific Anglers, knowing they were onto something, went back to the drawing-board. They married Mastery fly line technology to their SharkSkin technology. [...]

April 27, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Gear Review, Slide

Gear Review: Say goodbye to bug bites. Well, almost…

The Repellent has an odorless cell of protection that was tested to be 93 percent effective against mosquitoes and black flies. It operates on a single butane cartridge... [...]

March 11, 2015 Gear, Gear Review, RECENT, Slide, Spot

Feature: 2015 Fly Fishing Show reflections

The annual Fly Fishing Show is a cool event that brings together, under one roof, most of the industry's best products and legendary iconic people. [...]

March 10, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing Show, Gear, Gear Review, Slide

Gear Review: Starts engine? Charges phone? Fits in pocket?

Weego is pocket sized and capable of starting boats, cars, trucks, motorcycles, ATVs and more, as well as charging phones, tablets, speakers and other USB devices [...]

February 26, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Gear Review, Slide