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The pros and cons of short and long fly rods

A newbie has to rely on a pro guide, fly fishing show, or fly shop for advice on buying a fly rod and MUST test drive a lot of rods before buying one. [...]

March 19, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Get Shorty: Why all the buzz around short fly rods?

Short fly rods are remarkable angling tools for many situations. If you have not been introduced - "run" to your nearest fly shop and test drive one. [...]

November 28, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Fly Casting, Fly Fishing, Fly Rod Review, Gear, Gear Review, Slide

San Francisco teen wins fly casting world championship

The Golden Gate and Oakland Angling & Casting Clubs have produced many of our past US casting champions. San Francisco is an unlikely Mecca for fly casters. [...]

August 21, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Being underhanded is a good thing. No, no, not politics!

If you Google Spey casting, you’ll get swamped with a whole new dictionary of terms for casting. But they are all water tension casts and easy to learn. [...]

June 13, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

What is Micro Spey? Ask the folks out West…

If you have not experienced a micro spey rod, give the Winston Boron or the Redington Hydrogen a fling. These short spey rods maybe the next classic trout rod. [...]

June 13, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Opinion: Become a better angler by hitting your target, wherever it is.

If you can fly cast big, you will do well in any ballpark - add accuracy, and you’ll surprisingly exceed your expectations. Be a complete player. [...]

May 14, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Your fly rod has to fit – it labels you as a fly fisher

If you’re into fly fishing, there isn’t anything that defines more accurately than how well you cast, and that has nothing to do with long distance casts [...]

April 30, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Rajeff on the birth of a fly rod

Probably the most quoted measurement about a fishing rod is its modulus, but that is only a part of the equation that makes for that perfect fly rod [...]

July 11, 2017 RECENT, 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

Industry News: Girl 12 beats Steve Rajeff at U.S. Casting Championships

The Golden Gate and Oakland Angling & Casting Clubs have produced many of our past US casting champions. San Francisco is an unlikely Mecca for fly casters. [...]

August 24, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Industry News, News, Slide