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Gear Review: Redington’s affordable and customizable i.D reel

In an age where we can customize cell phone covers or wrap boats with promotional or artistic graphics, it makes sense that someone would come up with modular graphics for a fly reel. [...]

January 9, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Gear, Gear Review, 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

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

Review: Marsh Wear Clothing

Capt. Logan Roberts started MWC in 2010 and has been creating comfortable , cool, and innovative designs ever since. [...]

August 4, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Gear, Gear Review, Slide

Review: ARC 99 Salt floating fly line

I have been fishing the ARC 99 Salt floating fly line for the past two seasons of flats fishing on Long Island, NY. It has been my go to floating line and has been superb. [...]

June 14, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, 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

Gadget Review: MFC’s River Steel family of streamside tools

I grabbed for my River Steel forceps and was pleased to find them easily detached and put into action. They were able to find the bend of the hook and quickly remove the fly. [...]

July 30, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Gear, Gear Review, Slide

Gear Review: 3-TAND Surgex S-6+ Pliers

If you are in the market for a reasonably priced, lightweight, multi purpose set of pliers, do yourself a favor and check out 3-TAND's offering. [...]

May 28, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Gear, Gear Review, Slide, Uncategorized

Feature: What’s all this fuss about fiberglass this time?

Fiberglass accepts a load, uniformly, up to a certain point. It may continue to bend, but the resistance to bending drops off dramatically. When you try to cast farther the rod stops accepting the increased load [...]

February 17, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide