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Scott G-Series

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

In 1976, San Fransisco was ground zero in the world of graphite fly rod design. Golden Gate Casting Club member… more »

Spine Of The Rod

Spine Of The Rod

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

  John Ange finds and marks the spine of every rod section produced in the Thomas & Thomas factory in… more »

New Fly Fishing Rods of 2018

7 New Fly Rods for 2018

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

Orvis Helios 3 To Find a solution, you have to better understand the problem. That’s why rod designers at Orivs… more »


Orvis Recon

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

The Orvis Recon was recognized as the “Best Mid-Priced Rod” in the Fly Fisherman 2015 Gear Guide after the rod… more »



by Lance Egan 0

Call it Euro, Czech, Polish, or short-line nymphing—no matter what tag you apply to it, the concepts are the same…. more »


Rod Angles for Fly Fishing

by Ross Purnell, Editor 1

When I was a fly-fishing guide, and I had beginners in my boat, I remember my frequent first admonition when… more »


New Fiberglass Rods Revolution

by Cameron Mortenson 3

Why glass, and why now? I don’t know if you’ve noticed it at your local fly shop yet or not,… more »


Orvis Superfine Glass Rod

by Fly Fisherman 0

After a several-decade hiatus from fiberglass, Orvis has come back into the glass game. Rod designer Shawn Combs at Orvis… more »


New Fly Rods: The Next Generation

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

Yes, these new fly rods are from the future… possibly your very near future. Many things set fly fishing apart… more »


Sage Method

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

Although Sage isn’t officially calling this a saltwater rod, we tested the new fast-action Sage Method on the bonefish flats… more »

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