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.
Ross Purnell, Editor - November 03, 2017
Here's a list of the best new fly rods of 2018.
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.
Ross Purnell, Editor - May 15, 2014
Proper rod angles while fly fishing, varying from fish size to situation.
Ross Purnell, Editor - January 23, 2014
Are modern rods more prone to breaking? New Trout Rod Review
Cameron Mortenson - October 29, 2013
New fiberglass rods are getting a hard look by the fly-fishing industry, as well as scores of fly fishers, because high-modulus graphite fly rods have gotten so fast.
Fly Fisherman - October 28, 2013
After a long period of testing, tweaking, and tuning, Orvis has finally released the Orvis Superfine Glass, rolled and assembled at the Orvis rod shop in Manchester, Vermont, and priced under $400
Ross Purnell, Editor - October 25, 2013
Yes, these new fly rods are from the future... possibly your very near future.
Ross Purnell, Editor - October 23, 2013
What Winston has done with the new Winston Boron III LS series is use 10+ years of boron experience to create a light, accurate dry-fly rod with the best modern technology and hardware behind it.
Although Sage isn't officially calling this a saltwater rod, we tested the new fast-action Sage Method on the bonefish flats of South Andros Island.
About a year ago, G.Loomis introduced its new G.Loomis PRO-4x rod series'rods that mimic the actions of the top-of-the-line NRX series because they share the same tapers, but they don't use the same expensive resin systems and carbon fibers as G.Loomis's best-performing rods.
The black Xtreme Skin handle on the St Croix Legend X is durable, easy to clean, and is solidly adhered directly to the rod blank in thin layers.
Redington gets extra credit points for the best name for a fly rod with the recent introduction of the Redington Butter Stick.
The new entry into the glass realm, the Echo Fiberglass, has five classic-looking sticks from a 6'3" 2-weight to a 7'10" 5-weight.
Ross Purnell, Editor - September 19, 2013
Review: The Scott Radian uses Scott's X-Core design to create a wide, stable tube with thin, sensitive walls, along with ReAct technology to speed rod recovery times and reduce vibrations when the rod stops.
Ross Purnell, Editor - March 27, 2013
Good nymphets can present their flies in any water. Nymph Rods
Ross Purnell, Editor - January 29, 2013
You can use Spey techniques and two-handed rods for almost anything that swims in moving water.
Ross Purnell, Editor - June 28, 2012
In the late 1980s Sage changed the world world of performance fly rods by introducing rods that were stiffer, faster, and with "higher-modulus graphite." Now, 25 years later, things may have come full circle as Sage pulls back the curtain on its newest fly rod series CIRCA.
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