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Many modern glass fly rods do for you what graphite cannot

Rediscovering fiberglass fly rods is like thinking something tastes like castor oil but it really tastes like ice cream [...]

August 9, 2017 FEATURE STORY, 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

Fly line, how it’s made

A thoughtful chosen fly line will produce results that improve or maximize the performance of the fly rod. This choice can make or break an outfit. [...]

June 20, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry News: Rajeff’s fresh new ECHO rods for 2017

Tim Rajeff's fly rods hit the ground running not too long ago and have maintained integrity and quality in things completely new with fly rod builds. [...]

July 26, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing Show, Gear, Gear Review, Industry News, Slide

Gear Review: Is Echo’s new glass Spey rods an economical bamboo?

Tim Rajeff, Rajeff Sports / ECHO Fly Rods, has been an industry leader in innovations; glass Spey and switch rods, and outstanding performance at economical price points [...]

January 11, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Gear Review, Slide

Tips & Tactics: Learning the double-haul and overcoming the wind

You can be the most coordinated guy or gal on the planet, but you going to have practice tossing a fly line in the wind on the open flats of the Bahamas [...]

January 4, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Fly Fishing: Cast 200-feet with a single-handed rod?

Tim Rajeff invented a casting technique called Abstract Hyper-Distance Theory. Applied, Tim was able to best his brother, Steve, in a world casting tournament. [...]

October 14, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

Gear Review: An entry level rod? Yes, but far more, it turns out

Tim Rajeff says the Base is a perfect entry level rod. We couldn’t agree more, but a veteran caster might take better advantage of it. Do we recommend it? Yes! [...]

July 29, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Gear Review, Slide

Feature Story: The easy way down to where the fish are

The rub on the Versi/Poly tips had been the loops were limp and triggered hinging, which leads to bad casts. Today, the connections are stiff and don’t hinge [...]

May 19, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

Of Interest: What exactly does a fly rod do?

Tim Rajeff simplifies just what a fly rod is built to do and how to match your body type and casting style with a fly rod so as to gain an advantage [...]

March 30, 2015 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide