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Enter the Matrix: The Best New Fly Rods for 2024

8 great rods to help get you into fish today and in the future.

Fly Fisherman Staff

Rewind: Exciting New Fly Reels for 2024

New looks for the hardware that says a lot about you and your fishing personality.

Fly Fisherman Staff

Scott Fly Rod Company Unveils New Session Series

“Fast with feel” Session rods combine acclaimed design approaches with latest materials and

Fly Fisherman Staff


Catch More and Injure Fewer with Circle Hooks

Research shows that circle hooks are more effective and safer on nearly every fish species.

Lefty Kreh

Fly Fisherman Throwback: Super Fly!

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

Dave Whitlock

Web Exclusive: Is Ally's Shrimp the World's Best Atlantic Salmon Fly?

The Scottish creation is a growing legend shrimp imitation with countless salmon on its

Terkel Broe Christensen

Umpqua's "Flies for Runoff" Featuring Landon Mayer

Flies and knowledge to help you capitalize on the high-water opportunity rather than wait it

Fly Fisherman Staff

Fly Fisherman Throwback: This Gentleman Prefers Blondes

The Blonde, designed by Joe Brooks, has remained a classic because it continues to take fish

Lou Tabory

"Flies For:" Umpqua Feather Merchants Launches Fly-centric Video Series

The inaugural episode features beloved Fly Fisherman columnist Charlie Craven talking winter

Fly Fisherman Staff

Fly Lines/Leaders/Tippets

Airflo Offers Fly Line Recycling

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

Fly Fisherman Staff

Scientific Anglers Launches Totally Reimagined Tropical Saltwater Fly Lines

The Magnitude series is a completely new creation in the same way that the first breathable

Fly Fisherman Staff

Shooting from the Tip: New Fly Line Technology for 2024

Heavier lines are a continuing trend for new lines in 2024.

Fly Fisherman Staff

More Effective Angling with SA's New All-Purpose "Satin Creamsicle" Fly Line

Experts and newbies alike will appreciate Scientific Anglers's Amplitude Smooth Infinity

Fly Fisherman Staff

The Added Invisibility of Umpqua's New Pink Deceiver HD Big Game Fluoro

Colors at the high end of the spectrum—like pink—basically disappear in deeper water.

Ross Purnell


Simms Pursuit Shoe: Lightweight, Comfortable, and Functional

Traction, breathability, and rugged construction make it a standout choice for navigating wet

Fly Fisherman Staff

Workboot Designed: Simms G3 Guide Boots

Cobbler-approved construction that emphasizes durability.

Fly Fisherman Staff

Fish Like a Trout Ninja: Simms Confluence Stockingfoot Wader

Where athletic mobility, comfort, breathability, and slick storage systems all come together.

Fly Fisherman Staff

Grundens' New Vector Wader Has New “Warming” Neoprene Feet

It features four-layer laminated puncture-resistant microfiber face fabric and is designed

Fly Fisherman Staff

Costa's Marlin Fly Project Aims to Protect a Little Understood Billfishery

Discoveries from the first-of-its-kind fly-fishing project will help fill crucial data gaps

Fly Fisherman Staff

Ditch the Waders in Summer with These Lightweight Traction Machines

Simms's Flyweight Access Wet Wading Shoe is perfect for long hikes into backcountry

Fly Fisherman Staff


Review: Orvis Pro Waterproof Zip Backpack

Fly Fisherman's Best New Pack for 2023 is light, soft, and pliable, but still durable enough

Fly Fisherman Staff

Patagonia Black Hole Rod Case

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

Fly Fisherman

Orvis PRO Waterproof Sling 14L: Everything Right Where You Need It

Hold all your fly boxes, floatant, and tippets with room for a jacket and a water bottle.

Fly Fisherman Staff

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.

Fly Fisherman

Patagonia Guidewater Packs

Submersible backpack for all types of fishing venues.

Fly Fisherman


Slow & Stealthy: Making the Case for a Midlife Kayak

Wobble-free seamless transitions from positioning the boat to fishing, and more.

George Daniel

Designed for Fishing Adventure: The Best New Inflatable SUPS

Fly fishing from modern SUPs has become increasingly popular from bonefish flats to local

Jay Nichols

Floating in Style: Top Drift Boats of 2024

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

John Fedorka

Double Trouble: A New Paradigm in Fishing Rafts

Two-person rafts are easy to transport, get you into small places, and don't require a social

Ross Purnell

Get Off the Bank: Catching Bass & Panfish from a Kayak

A kayak allows you to leave the shoreline vegetation and muddy bottoms to access water you

Bart Lombardo


Bookshelf: Cast Catch Release by Marina Gibson

Come for the fishing and stay for the writing: A new memoir from an eloquent debut author.

Heather Richie

Bookshelf: Flies for Atlantic Salmon & Steelhead

Flies for Atlantic Salmon & Steelhead: A History of the World's Most Elegant Fishing Flies by

Ross Purnell

Bookshelf: Casting Seaward Follows Ramirez's Eloquent Evolution to Salt

Casting Seaward: Fishing Adventures in Search of America's Saltwater Gamefish by Steve

Monte Burke

Bookshelf: Tributaries: Fly-fishing Sojourns to the Less Traveled Streams

Avid fly fisherman, conservationist, and author Lou Wentz intimately captures many of those

Tyler Frantz

Review: Trout Tracks by Jim McLennan

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

Ross Purnell


ICAST Announces Fly Fishing New Product Showcase Winners

Simms, Grundens, Scientific Anglers, Costa among Best in Category winners.

Fly Fisherman Staff

Orvis and Four Wheel Campers Launch Special Edition Truck Camper

Features include a "mud room" for waders and boots, storage for up to six rods, and much more.

Fly Fisherman Staff

Fly Fisherman's 2024 Father's Day Gift Guide

Creative and practical Father's Day gift ideas for the fly-fishing dad.

Fly Fisherman Staff

Fishing Gear Storage and Organization: 4 Great Options

The Keter Signature Collection Deck Box, Rux 70L, the Orvis Carry-It-All, and YETI's LoadOut

Fly Fisherman Staff

Costa's Remastered Grand Catalina Sunglasses

A legend remastered, with Flip Pallot and Oliver White.

Fly Fisherman Staff

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