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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

Gear Review: Stripper Clip let’s you leave the stripping basket at home

For some, this handy invention will replace the stripping basket or line tamer. If you want a new place to lay your stripped line, try a ‘Peter Hayes Stripper Clip’. [...]

February 10, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Gear Review, Slide

Gear Review: Tie-Fast Tool saves time and peace of mind

For under $10 you can be assured that several quickly tied knots, Nail Knots, Bood Knot-like nail knots, snelled hooks, terminal to fly knot will al be failsafe; everytime [...]

January 12, 2016 Gear Review, RECENT, Slide

Gear Review: Is Echo’s new glass Spey rods an economical bamboo?

Tim Rajeff, Rajeff Sports / ECHO Fly Rods, has been an industry leader in innovations; glass Spey and switch rods, and outstanding performance at economical price points [...]

January 11, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Gear Review, Slide

Gear Review: SeaLife Micro 2.0 underwater camera

The Micro 2.0's built-in WiFi feature wirelessly connects the camera to any Apple device running on iOS 6.0 or above as well as an Android smart phone or tablet [...]

December 11, 2015 Gear Review, RECENT, Slide

Gear Review: TrueFlies’ wearables made using near military-grade fabrics

True Flies has set the standard for comfortable, utility-grade shirts and pants that will stand up to just about anything except barracuda teeth... [...]

November 4, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Gear Review, Slide

Gear Review: GoPro now manageable from 600-feet away

New GoPro smart remote makes managing up to 40 cameras possible, and features 40% more battery capacity compared to WiFi remote. Waterproof up to 32-feet [...]

October 15, 2015 FEATURE STORY, 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