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Accessories

Waterproof Packs for 2018

Flies

Using Nymphs to Trigger Strikes

Fly Tying

A Solid Foundation Builds the Perfect Fly

Rods

Rods

Thomas & Thomas Exocett SS

Ross Purnell, Editor - December 12, 2017

Exocett SS The series hits an appetizing balance between weight and power, perhaps part of the reason the Exocett SS has become a common saltwater rod.

Rods

7 New Fly Rods for 2018

Ross Purnell, Editor - November 03, 2017

Here's a list of the best new fly rods of 2018.

Rods

Orvis Recon

Ross Purnell, Editor - April 06, 2015

The Orvis Recon is an amazing rod for the price, available in many lengths and weights for a variety of situations and fish.

Reels

Reels

Waterworks Lamson Cobalt

Ross Purnell, Editor - November 30, 2017

Waterworks Lamson is not a scaled-up trout reel, the Cobalt is engineered for heavy lifting and longevity, built from the ground up specifically for big dogs in the salt.

Reels

Ross Evolution R Salt

Ross Purnell, Editor - November 21, 2017

The original Evolution R has a braking system derived from 7 stacked stainless steel and carbon fluoropolymer disks. More cowbell please!

Reels

Best New Fly Reels of 2018

Ross Purnell, Editor - November 13, 2017

Land your biggest fish ever with one of these great new fly reels of 2018.

Flies

Flies

Using Nymphs to Trigger Strikes

George Daniel - June 18, 2018

Fly fishers need to exhibit 'situational awareness' and fish nymphs designed to trigger a strike when trout are keyed on a particular food item.

Flies

5 Proven Wet-Fly Methods for Steelhead

Dana Sturn - December 07, 2017

There's no finer moment 
in autumn fly fishing than the near-surface take of a wild steelhead.

Flies

Big Flies for (Really) Big Fish

Ross Purnell, Editor - October 31, 2017

"What kind of fly do you use to catch something like that!?" Big Flies, big fish!

Lines

Lines

New Fly Lines of 2018

Fly Fisherman - January 18, 2018

Here's a list of the best new fly lines of 2018.

Lines

Top Spey Lines for 2018

Jerry Darkes - January 18, 2017

Looking for a new spey line to complete your fly-fishing setup? Take a look at these proven spey lines for 2018.

Lines

When To Weight The Tippet

George Daniel - August 30, 2016

Learn when the right time to add weight to your tippet is in "Weight The Tippet."

Fly Materials

Fly Materials

Jig Hooks for Bead Heads

Charlie Craven - May 29, 2015

Read this article and learn to tie the Iron Lotus nymph.

Fly Materials

Best Fly Tying Materials

Diana Rudolph - March 22, 2012

Spring is finally here and after a full winter season of fly tying, it is time to replenish my materials. The best fly tying materials.

Accessories

Accessories

Waterproof Packs for 2018

Ross Purnell, Editor - July 01, 2018

Whether you are deep wading a river in the Pacific Northwest, or wading the flats on the west side of Andros, you need a waterproof pack. Here's our top 3.

Accessories

New 2018 Fly Fishing Gear

Fly Fisherman - February 26, 2018

Check out this New 2018 Fly Fishing Gear!

Accessories

Orvis Ultralight Convertible Wader

Ross Purnell, Editor - November 28, 2017

Orvis Ultralight Convertible Wader make backpacking and flying a little bit easier by shaving weight and bulk from a men's and women's wader system that weighs 2.4 pounds (men's medium) and packs smaller than any previous Orvis waders.

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