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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

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: 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