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Opinion: Judging fly rod performance on and off the battlefield

The action on a particular rod may struggle in the wind more than another or not handle heavy, weighted flies as well as another. [...]

June 5, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Leaders and Tippets: Everything you need to know

Leader builds, materials choices and knots to secure them are regarded by serious anglers with a zealousness akin to religion. Leader are not to be taken lightly [...]

May 30, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

So, what’s the best 5-weight this year?

While George Anderson's 5-weihght Shootout is weighty, read some of the "expert" comments and you may find a supposed short suit is just what you're looking for [...]

May 8, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Is that rod review all I need to know?

Choosing your next fly rod is a pleasure if you've thought through your budget, where you're mainly going to fish it and the ease with which it would cast all day [...]

April 25, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry News: The 2016 5-weight shootout winner a repeat

George Anderson, owner of the Yellowstone Angler, has annualized a 5-weight shootout that has captured the attention of the fly fishing industry. [...]

December 2, 2015 Industry News, RECENT, Slide

Opinion: Yellowstone Angler’s 5-weight Shootout – 2015 edition

"As in all our prior shootouts, we have strived to eliminate the variables by setting up the rods with the exact same reel/lines/leaders." [...]

June 3, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Opinion, Slide