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Choosing the right waders and boots

The folks at The Fish Hawk fly shop in Atlanta walk you through the process of picking the right waders and wading boots and insist on GoreTex. [...]

May 22, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Gear, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Orvis – How to reinvent a 160 year old fly fishing company

If you don’t think that Orvis – long known for fly rods, Nantucket Red pants and patterned dog beds -- has changed, just ask a seasoned Montana fly fishing guide [...]

May 18, 2017 Fly Casting, Fly Fishing, Fly Shops, Gear, News, Of Interest, 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

The man who changed fly fishing forever

His first reels established Hungarian immigrant, Ted Juracsik, as one of the pioneers of a new era of big-game fishing along with luminaries such as Pate, Kreh and Pallot. [...]

March 17, 2017 Gear, RECENT, 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