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Orvis Hydros Reel

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Paxis Twin Lakes

Rods

Sage Trout LL

Rods

Our tester used the Trout LL for scum-sucker browns in Green River backwater eddies. Rods

Sage Trout LL

Fly Fisherman - February 13, 2020

Our tester used the Trout LL for scum-sucker browns in Green River backwater eddies.

The 4-piece NRX+ LP is available in line weights 3 through 6 with titanium SiC stripper guides. Rods

G.Loomis NRX + LP

Fly Fisherman - January 22, 2020

The 4-piece NRX+ LP is available in line weights 3 through 6 with titanium SiC stripper...

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The Sage Payload is designed to cast large, wind-resistant flies. Rods

Sage Payload Fly Rod

Rick Kustich - January 12, 2020

The Sage Payload is designed to cast large, wind-resistant flies.

A powerhouse rod made specifically for giant flies, sinking lines, and monster-class fish. Rods

Winston Alpha+

Ross Purnell

A powerhouse rod made specifically for giant flies, sinking lines, and monster-class fish.

Reels

Refined, lighter weight large arbor fly reel. Reels

Orvis Hydros Reel

Fly Fisherman - February 21, 2020

Refined, lighter weight large arbor fly reel.

Features a “taper lock” quick-change spool and a three-ball bearing spindle assembly. Reels

Mako 9550 Medium Saltwater Reel

Ross Purnell

Features a “taper lock” quick-change spool and a three-ball bearing spindle assembly.

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VAYA is said to be the new 'go-to' reel for everything from freshwater to light salt. Reels

Abel VAYA

Jeff Simpson - October 01, 2019

VAYA is said to be the new 'go-to' reel for everything from freshwater to light salt.

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

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...

Flies

A scientific look at how trout and bass perceive reds, blues, and greens. Flies

Does Fly Color Matter?

Bruce Ingram

A scientific look at how trout and bass perceive reds, blues, and greens.

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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

Using Nymphs to Trigger Strikes

George Daniel - June 18, 2018

Fly fishers need to exhibit 'situational awareness' and fish nymphs designed to trigger a...

Dan Sturn breaks down his five favorite wet-fly methods. Flies

5 Proven Wet-Fly Methods for Steelhead

Dana Sturn - December 07, 2017

Dan Sturn breaks down his five favorite wet-fly methods.

Lines

Line review for the Cortland Redfish Line series. Lines

Cortland Redfish

Fly Fisherman - February 10, 2020

Line review for the Cortland Redfish Line series.

Made with proprietary copolymer blends that are designed to drastically reduce water absorption. Lines

Scientific Anglers Absolute Leaders

Fly Fisherman - February 06, 2020

Made with proprietary copolymer blends that are designed to drastically reduce water...

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The very best tarpon line on the market with low-stretch, low-memory performance. Lines

Rio DirectCore Tarpon

Fly Fisherman - February 04, 2020

The very best tarpon line on the market with low-stretch, low-memory performance.

Designed for covering a multitude of depths with each cast. Lines

Rio Fathom CleanSweep Sinking Lines

Ross Purnell - December 04, 2019

Designed for covering a multitude of depths with each cast.

Fly Materials

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

Jig Hooks for Bead Heads

Charlie Craven - May 29, 2015

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

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. 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...

Accessories

With the Paxis Twin Lakes backpack you can keep your straps on and never stop moving. Accessories

Paxis Twin Lakes

Fly Fisherman - February 19, 2020

With the Paxis Twin Lakes backpack you can keep your straps on and never stop moving.

Packs to get you there (and back) with everything you need. Accessories

New Fishing Packs for 2020

Jonathan Wright - February 12, 2020

Packs to get you there (and back) with everything you need.

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Breathable, water resistance, and ridiculous packability. Accessories

Orvis PRO Insulated Hoody

Fly Fisherman - January 29, 2020

Breathable, water resistance, and ridiculous packability.

The new Gore-Tex Pro Shell material is what drove the redesign of the Simms G4 Pro Waders. Accessories

Simms G4 Pro Waders

Fly-Fisherman - January 28, 2020

The new Gore-Tex Pro Shell material is what drove the redesign of the Simms G4 Pro Waders.

Other

The Costa Del Mar Tico frames offer a comfortable wrap and wide chiseled temples. Other

Costa Del Mar Tico

Jeff Simpson - October 01, 2019

The Costa Del Mar Tico frames offer a comfortable wrap and wide chiseled temples.

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