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Rods/Reels

Review: Orvis Superfine Glass Rods

Improved tapers that increase accuracy, yet it retains the smooth soul of fiberglass.

Fly Fisherman Staff

ICAST 2022: Battle Big Saltwater Fish with New Fly Reel from Hardy

Check out the humongous Fortuna Regent, designed for bigwater salt species like tuna and

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Orvis C.F.O. III Reel

Click-pawl growl now available in non-limited edition.

Fly Fisherman Staff

When Less is More: Light-Line Fly Fishing

Gearing down for smaller flies, smaller waters, and memorable days.

Ted Leeson

Sage Introduces R8 Core Fly Rod

Innovative new rod focuses on angler experience through maximum versatility and applies new

Ross Purnell

Flies

Fly Fisherman Throwback: Super Fly!

The Dahlberg Diver is five flies in one for trout, salmon, bass, tarpon, snook, redfish …

Dave Whitlock

A Modern Fly Box

Top flies to catch trout.

Dennis Pastucha

Organizing Your Fly Box

Simplify your system for fly-box organization.

George Daniel

Fly Fisherman Throwback: The Wulff Flies

The creator of a classic fly series explains how it happened.

Lee Wulff

Beetle Patterns for Summer Trout

When matching the hatch doesn't work, a beetle pattern may be your pinch hitter. Regardless of

Rene' Harrop

Fly Fisherman Throwback: Demystifying Bass Poppers

Each type of popper fly possesses its own peculiar attraction–it is often a trial-and-error

Gary LaFontaine

Fly Lines/Leaders/Tippets

Airflo to Offer Fly Line Recycling

Consumers can drop off any brand of plastic based fly lines, monofilament fishing lines, and

Fly Fisherman Staff

Scientific Anglers Amplitude Textured Fly Line

High floating and smooth shooting for small flies and slow rods.

Fly Fisherman Staff

Scientific Anglers Sonar Stillwater Fly Lines

Fly lines to suit large impoundments, Midwest lakes, or mountain ponds.

Fly Fisherman Staff

Scientific Anglers Amplitude Smooth Fly Line

With AST Plus and Glow Tip; it's durable, buoyant, supple, and versatile.

Fly Fisherman Staff

Swim Fly Lines

Fly-line design often follows fly-rod popularity.

Ross Purnell

Fly Fisherman's Best New Euro Line for 2022

RIO Products Technical Euro Nymph Fly Line has a core that extends beyond the fly line to form

Ross Purnell

Apparel/Outerwear

Review: Simms Exstream Pull Over Insulated Hoody

Superior, snag-free mobility and excellent range of motion for long hours of casting.

Fly Fisherman Staff

Review: Free Fly Men's Stretch Canvas 5 Pocket Pant

Soft against your skin and more pliable than traditional canvas pants.

Fly Fisherman Staff

Review: Simms G3 Jacket

Like the G3 waders, this jacket is a radical improvement over its G3 predecessor.

Fly Fisherman Staff

Review: Patagonia Stealth Pack Vest

A reinvention that uses light, recycled materials and load-lifting suspension technology.

Fly Fisherman Staff

Review: Free Fly W's Bamboo-Lined Breeze Short

Comfort and fashion for warm-weather fishing adventures.

Fly Fisherman Staff

Simms Men's Superlight Zip-off Pants

Provide coverage when needed, but don't when it's not.

Fly Fisherman Staff

Packs

Patagonia Black Hole Rod Case

True to Patagonia's ethos, it's made with 100% recycled fabrics.

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Review: Simms Freestone Backpack

Clever access with a clamshell top and a curved side zip to easily get what you need.

Fly Fisherman Staff

Simms Flyweight Hip Hybrid System

New pack helps anglers get far from roads.

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Patagonia Guidewater Packs

Submersible backpack for all types of fishing venues.

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Orvis Guide Hip Pack

If you are a “Type A” personality when it comes to organization, this one is for you.

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Orvis Bug-Out Backpack

This 25-liter workhorse is built for places way off the beaten track.

Ross Purnell

Boats

Review: Dave Scadden Paddlesports 2023 Cast & Blast One-Man Raft

A rock-solid platform for all your fishing adventures on rivers and stillwaters.

Fly Fisherman Staff

Fly Fishing the Flats, on Kayaks

Hunting redfish, snook, tarpon, and bonefish in South Florida.

Alex Tejeda

Four Best Small Rafts for Fly Fishing

Two- and three-man rafts open up new water, streams, and ponds

Jay Nichols

Fly Fishing Kayaks

The new generation are the ultimate fish-catching machines.

Jay Nichols

Hobie 360 Drive Kayak Propulsion Technology: Power and Control in Any Direction

Hobie's MirageDrive 360 pedal propulsion system offers ultimate kayak control with more

OSG Editorial Staff

Top Drift Boats of 2019

Drift boats help you search through miles of river quickly and effectively. Here's the top

John Fedorka

Books

Review: Trout Tracks by Jim McLennan

New book masterfully inches us toward a higher purpose and gives us a clearer understanding of

Ross Purnell

Book Review: Dry Fly Strategies by Paul Weamer

Stackpole Books, 2021, 192 pages, $30 hardcover, ISBN 978-0811739535.

Bill Bowers

Book Review: Casting Onward by Steve Ramirez

Casting Onward: Fishing Adventures in Search of America's Native Gamefish. Lyons Press, 2022,

Matthew L. Miller

Book Review: Favorite Flies for Maine by Bob Mallard

Favorite Flies for Maine: 50 Essential Patterns from Local Experts. Stackpole Books, 2021, 136

Bill Bowers

Bookshelf: Fire in the Straw

Famed fly-fishing writer Nick Lyons shares his noteworthy life.

Fly Fisherman

Stronghold: One Man's Quest to Save the World's Wild Salmon

Stronghold is first and foremost a story of adventure, danger, and intrigue.

Dave Karczynski

Accessories

Review: YETI LoadOut GoBox 30 Gear Case

Sturdy dry box doubles as a stool, bench, or table, and can live outside permanently.

Fly Fisherman Staff

Costa Men's Reefton PRO Sunglasses

The latest addition to Costa's PRO series offers six upgraded features.

Fly Fisherman Staff

Abel Nippers

Quality-crafted, designed, and made-in-the-U.S. tool with hardened 440C steel blades.

Ross Purnell

Costa Caleta Women's Sunglasses

Fishing shades with premium 580G polarized glass lenses that cut through glare to see the most

Fly Fisherman Staff

Fly Fisherman's 2022 Father's Day Gift Guide

Fly fishing gift ideas for the dads in your life.

Fly Fisherman Staff

2022 Fly Fisherman Mother's Day Gift Guide

Fly fishing gift ideas for the mothers in your life.

Fly Fisherman Staff

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