These five entry level outfits have companies behind them that will back the products and provide quality customer service. [...]
What you want to look for in a reel is a smooth drag, decent rate of line retrieval, durable finish, comfortable handle design, easy drag adjustment, and a warranty. [...]
Reilly Rod Crafters made the starting lineup the old fashioned way. They utilized rod designs from two giants in the fly fishing world, Chuck Kraft and Stu Apte [...]
Bubba Smith wouldn't use Tiger Woods' driver because the flex at the club head and stiffness in the upper shaft would be different. And so it is with fly rods.
My taste in rods and yours may be quite different, but [...]
October 26, 2012
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