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Rajeff on the birth of a fly rod

Probably the most quoted measurement about a fishing rod is its modulus, but that is only a part of the equation that makes for that perfect fly rod [...]

July 11, 2017 RECENT, 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

What is underhand casting?

If you Google Spey casting, you’ll get swamped with a whole new dictionary of terms for casting. But they are all water tension casts and easy to learn [...]

June 21, 2017 RECENT, Slide

What is Micro Spey? Ask the folks out West…

If you have not experienced a micro spey rod, give the Winston Boron or the Redington Hydrogen a fling. These short spey rods maybe the next classic trout rod. [...]

February 13, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry News: Girl 12 beats Steve Rajeff at U.S. Casting Championships

The Golden Gate and Oakland Angling & Casting Clubs have produced many of our past US casting champions. San Francisco is an unlikely Mecca for fly casters. [...]

August 24, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Industry News, News, Slide

Tips & Tactics: A casting film that takes complicated out of two-handed

Switch rods, as they got monikered by Bob Meiser decades ago, can best be cast by employing the Scandanavian method, a technique using less energy to create longer casts. [...]

May 6, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Switch Rods: “Getting to know you, getting to know all about you”

The switch rod, correctly made as a switch rod... not over 11-feet, is like a triple-option quaterback in football - Cordell Stewart (Slash) comes to mind. [...]

April 28, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide

News: Maxine McCormick is 11 and can out cast you by a lot

She won the U.S. National Casting Championships in Long Beach, Maxine scored a combined score of 289 out of 300 maximum score to win the title [...]

September 18, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

Advice: In golf, practice is part of the game. But fly fishing?

When on a bone your window of opportunity is always a fleeting one - measured in seconds so practice presenting your fly at a target with no more than two false casts [...]

June 4, 2015 Advice, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Tech: G Loomis’ modern marvel fly rods

The term ‘modulus’ was tossed around a lot in fly rod performance descriptions. It’s simply a reference to a material’s resistance to bending before failure [...]

May 27, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide