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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

Kebari – Can one fly pattern catch forever?

In ancient Japan, fishermen in isolated mountain villages tied their own “one fly pattern” and it was used because it worked over and over. [...]

August 25, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

The Fur Ant: When catchin’ is on your mind

The Fur Ant may well be the “Rodney Dangerfield” of flies, but when tied small and fished right it’s one of the deadliest fly patterns ever devised. [...]

August 22, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

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

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

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

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

Industry News: TFO’s BVK two handed rods are light, responsive and versatile

Eastern U. S., with the exception of its Great Lakes frontier, and few enlightened souls, stubbornly clings to single handed overhand casting rods - no matter the circumstance [...]

September 12, 2016 Industry News, RECENT, Slide

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