Fly Fisherman 2014 Gear Guide Awards

Fly Fisherman 2014 Gear Guide Awards

FLY FISHERMAN's 2014 Gear Guide will be on sale nationwide Nov. 19, 2013, and it's packed with sneak previews of the best new rods, reels, lines, and other tackle items you'll see on store shelves in 2014.

As usual, the editorial staff has chosen the cream of this crop for special mention. Here are the winners of our gear guide awards for 2014:

Best New Technology: Redington Super Dry Fly Waders

Best Women's Waders: Orvis Silver Sonic Convertible-Top Waders

Best New Wading Boots: Simms G4 Boa Boot


Green Award: Simms Montana TechWool Zip Top


Green Award: Fishpond Black Canyon


Best New Trout Reel: Tibor Signature Series 5-6

Best New Saltwater Reel: Nautilus CCF-X2

Best New Saltwater Line: Scientific Anglers Saltwater Grand Slam


Best New Trout Line: RIO Perception

Best Fiberglass Rod: Orvis Superfine Glass

Best New Freshwater Rod: Scott Radian


Best New Saltwater Rod: Sage Method

Best New Switch Rod: G.Loomis PRO-4x

Click through the gallery below for images and detailed descriptions of the gear guide award winners.

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