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Gear Review: Furled leaders for more delicate presentations

Furled leaders for saltwater have applications of strength: no wind knots, no abrasion failure, and plenty of heft when casting big flies in bad weather conditions [...]

July 1, 2016 Gear Review, RECENT, 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

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

News: Recreational users provide support for critical conservation projects

Those who enjoy our nation’s outdoor heritage should thank hunters, anglers, and boaters for their contributions [...]

April 3, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide

Monday Gear Review: Sage Click Series Reel

Sage has combined minimalist beauty and traditional simplicity with a clean, modern design and excellent craftsmanship. [...]

December 9, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Gear, Gift Ideas, Slide

Monday Gear Review: Echo SR Switch Fly Rods better than ever

Fishing gear addiction is part of the charge for many fly anglers [...]

July 8, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot

Tackle: Tenkara – is this Japanese form of fly fishing the very first?

Fly-fishing in Japan is suspected to have been practiced as far back as the 8th or 9th centuries B.C. [...]

June 11, 2013 RECENT, Spot

Monday Gear Review: Beaverkill Rod’s Legacy #9

Their conservative and attractive appearance harkens back to early days of our sport. Their quality performance is pure 21st century. [...]

June 3, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Gear, Slide, Spot

Monday Gear Review: Get Cheeky! Performance reels with serious style.

Since 2009, Cheeky has dedicated themselves to creating stylized large arbor fly fishing reels with exceptional performance in mind. [...]

May 20, 2013 Gear, RECENT, Slide, Spot

Review: Switch rod – don’t leave home without it

They are next great thing that have revolutionary written all over... “Switch Rods” are definitely one of our latest obsessions. [...]

May 6, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot