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Advice: Carry-on for a passport required destination trip

Packing your carry-on bag is a critical consideration. The first items of consideration are rod, reel and flies. Rods and reels are, of course, permitted as checked luggage [...]

May 29, 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

Industry News: Catie Webster new Far Bank brand manager

Webster said: "Sage holds a special place in my own history on the water, and I’m excited for the chance to share the brand’s stories with the passionate fly fishing community.” [...]

May 21, 2015 Industry News, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: Orvis’ Phil Monahan Interviews Manifesto’s Mortensen

I try to put whatever glass fly rod I’m using in a onlookers hands to cast. Usually, they say the rod isn’t heavy at all? Then they exclaim, “WHOA…I can feel my backcast.” [...]

April 8, 2015 Of Interest, RECENT, 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

Tips & Tactics: Experts on angling for bonefish

The rationale for using just one rod manufacturer (model) is that if you go from 8- to an 9-weight, for example, the actions will be similar. [...]

March 12, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

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

Monday Gear Review: SHU-FLY fly rods

Skip designed the rods with the goal of creating a high performance fly rod with a lifetime warranty at a fraction of the "going rate". [...]

August 4, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Uncategorized

Industry News: St. Croix’s spinning and baitcasting travel rods

“We challenged our team to build the very best travel rod we could make,” said St. Croix Vice President of Brand Management, Jeff Schluter. [...]

July 9, 2014 Industry News, RECENT, Slide

Industry News: Sage introduces three new products to their lineup

Announcing, three brand new products from Sage: the Domain reel series, the Salt fly rod series and Accel fly rod series. [...]

June 13, 2014 Industry News, RECENT, Slide