Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "Skagit" Tag

A Martin Scorsese film? No, RIO’s Simon Gawesworth’s

Remaining ignorant of how to apply two-handed to your fly fishing is like watching 24-hour cable news networks and thinking you are politically informed. [...]

January 17, 2020 Fly Casting, Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide, Spey, Videos

Get better at casting now with Commando Heads

Fly fishing is fun no matter the difficulty of presenting the fly, but most are "good" with better and easier. If that's where you're at, think OPST [...]

June 8, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry News: Pieroway Rod Company to release Rengade Series in US

Jerry French is no stranger to the steelhead and skagit world of fly fishing. Now he has designed the versatile Renegade series of fly rods for Pieroway Rod Company. [...]

December 6, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Gear, Gear Review, Review, Salmon Fishing, Slide

Tips & Tactics: FREE your single handed 9-footer from WF bondage

Putting away a single handed rod (SHR) and buying another $800 rod so you can spey cast is no longer necessary. Try less than a $100 for lines and you're in spey-ville, ready to improve your casts, fishing and [...]

June 9, 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

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

Industry News: RIO expands ConnectCore technology with Skagit MOW and iMOW Tips

Each tip has a neat welded loop on both ends for fast and easy rigging and is also printed with a tip identification system for quick recognition. [...]

November 6, 2015 Industry News, RECENT, Slide

Advice: Understanding fly lines for two handed rods

Novice casters should err towards the upper end of the grain range for Skagit heads and towards the lower end for Scandi heads. [...]

August 24, 2015 Advice, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry News: Sage out of the box again and ups its MOD game

“I’ve been thinking about this rod for quite some time now, it was conceived as I fished smaller to medium sized trout streams,” says Sage chief rod designer Jerry Siem [...]

June 15, 2015 Industry News, RECENT, Slide

Tips & Tactics: Wanna’ cast a 100-feet, easily?

Because of the rapidly developing interest in switch rods, both the fly rod and fly line manufacturers have begun in earnest to develop newer and better rods and fly lines [...]

September 15, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics