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Gear Review: Costa Del Mar’s Fantail 580P

The Costa Del Mar Fantail 580P's are lightweight and give me crisp and clear vision for bright days on the water. [...]

November 3, 2017 Gear, Gear Review, RECENT, Slide

Women have swarmed to fly fishing

We asked a field of expert female athletes to nominate the best new performance tools in a range of sports. Here, we present the best fly fishing gear for women. [...]

April 24, 2017 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

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: Umpqua Tailgater brings order to your chaos

If you haven't come across this killer life improving invention from Umpqua yet, get ready to enjoy one of the fly fishing life's simple pleasures. [...]

October 26, 2016 FEATURE STORY, 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

Gear Review: KastKing Kodiak 4000 reel

While FLM.com prides itself as a fly fishing publication, I am of the strong belief that successful saltwater fishing must often employ the use of spinning gear. [...]

September 1, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Gear, Gear Review, Slide, Videos

Gear Review: Einarsson Reels’ 9Plus; the elegant workhorse

Icelandic style and ingenuity has produced a really beautiful piece of engineering that balances today's lighter fly rods quite well. [...]

August 10, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Gear, Gear Review, Slide, Videos

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