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Monday Gear Review: 4 fly rods for backcountry streams and lakes

In the backcountry, you are likely to encounter both open lakes and brushy streams which can make for a difficult decision... [...]

January 27, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry News: Beaverkill Rod Company expands west

This West Coast expansion comes on the heels of the recently completed expansion at their corporate headquarters in New York. [...]

January 24, 2014 Industry News, RECENT, Slide

Bet You Didn’t Know: From scratch—how fly rods are made

If there’s one thing fly fishermen get worked up about, it’s fly rods [...]

January 13, 2014 Bet You Didn't know, RECENT, Slide

Fly Fishing: Back to the future with fiberglass rods

Fly fishing is back to low-tech, slow-tech, soft action fiberglass. Many fly rod manufacturers have stepped-up to the plate with some fiberglass models. [...]

January 6, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

Of Interest: Understanding fly rods and choosing one

What's the differences between fast - and slow-action fly rods? [...]

September 13, 2013 Of Interest, RECENT, Spot

Industry News: Beaverkill Rod Company turns one and grows

August of 2013 marks a full year of operations for BKR, and Magardino has line expansion on his mind... namely, switch and Spey rods... [...]

August 27, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Industry News, Slide, Spot

Monday Gear Review: Travel rods have come a long way

We've probably all regretted not carrying a travel fly rod [...]

August 26, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot

News: METHOD Fly Rod Series combines technology with ultra-fast action

The latest construction methods include Sage’s Advanced Modulus Positioning System (AMPS)... [...]

June 26, 2013 Industry News, 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

Review: Fly rods off the beaten path

Bubba Smith wouldn't use Tiger Woods' driver because the flex at the club head and stiffness in the upper shaft would be different. And so it is with fly rods. My taste in rods and yours may be quite different, but [...]

October 26, 2012 FEATURE STORY, Slide