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Industry News: Rajeff’s fresh new ECHO rods for 2017

Tim Rajeff's fly rods hit the ground running not too long ago and have maintained integrity and quality in things completely new with fly rod builds. [...]

July 26, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing Show, Gear, Gear Review, Industry News, 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: 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

Industry News: Dr. Slick unveils new products for 2016

The longer clamps, made from 410 J2 Stainless Steel with a Rockwell Hardness of 42, are also earmarked for ice fishing, surf fishing and any place that distance is needed [...]

August 3, 2015 Gear, Industry News, RECENT, Slide

Gadget Review: MFC’s River Steel family of streamside tools

I grabbed for my River Steel forceps and was pleased to find them easily detached and put into action. They were able to find the bend of the hook and quickly remove the fly. [...]

July 30, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Gear, Gear Review, Slide

Gear: 2 new innovative reels from Redington, priced right

The Zero reels are the lightest aluminum diecast reels available on the global market thanks to distinctive, unmachinable die-cast construction and skeletonized design. [...]

July 2, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Gear, Slide, Uncategorized

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: 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: Water purifier with global credentials

For each LifeStraw® filter you purchase, one school child in a developing country receives safe drinking water for an entire school year. [...]

February 20, 2015 Gear, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics