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Gear Review: Redington Crux Rod & Behemoth Reel

Perfectly matched were the "Desert" colored Redington Behemoth 7/8, loaded with a RIO DirectCore Flats Pro line, and the 8 weight Crux rod from Redington. [...]

March 30, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Gear, Gear Review, Slide

New and noteworthy gear from the 2018 Fly Fishing Show

Our editors and staff were able to attend The Fly Fishing Shows at Edison, NJ and Atlanta, GA. Both venues were packed with high energy and excitement. [...]

February 9, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Fly Rod Review, Fly Tying, Gear, Gear Review, Slide

Micro-Guides, Are they for fly rods?

Micro guides are not part of the mainstream fly fishing industry conversation but in the world of tournament bass fishing it is current and a new go-to [...]

July 5, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Shooting Heads: Getting the fly out and down

The age old tangle issue was resolved as was the bulky connector knot issue, and the bodily damage caused by a projectile was substantially reduced. [...]

March 6, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

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

Last minute gifts for the adamant angler

If you have been dragging your feet on holiday gift items for your favorite angler, do not worry. It is not too late. You will not disappoint with these stellar fly fishing products. [...]

December 19, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Gear, Gear Review, Gift Ideas, Review, Slide

Reminder: 2016 WNC Fly Fishing Expo December 2 & 3

If you have been, you will be there again this year. If you have never been, you need to go this year. Folks just like you will be there. Go, you'll never regret it [...]

November 28, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Reminder, Slide

Profile: Reilly Rod Crafters- a new fly rod that maybe worth collecting

Reilly Rod Crafters made the starting lineup the old fashioned way. They utilized rod designs from two giants in the fly fishing world, Chuck Kraft and Stu Apte [...]

November 15, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Profile, Slide

Opinion: OPST takes casting to new places, adds options – ends line confusion

Fly lines, not rods or reels, have been wearing the pants in the fly fishing industry for quite some time. Lefty Kreh, ever the sage, said not long ago: "It's hard to find a bad rod today ." [...]

August 16, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Opinion, Slide

News: Sage announces The X Rod series

The latest creation from Sage fly fishing is The X Rod series. Designer, Jerry Siem, knows his tapers and we expect high marks on his latest creation. [...]

June 22, 2016 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide