Who Says Short Rods Are For Small Streams

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MY GOOD FRIEND DAVE GROSSMAN DECIDED TO TRADE IN HIS 9 FOOT BOAT RODS FOR 10 FOOTERS THIS YEAR. So far, this fishing season he claims the extra foot of graphite has been working wonders for his clients on the water. Dave says, "I find that...



Echo EPR Saltwater Fly Rod Review

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I’ll put this simply. The Echo EPR out fishes rods at twice the price. Let me tell you a story about how I fell in love with this rod the first time I cast it. I did something I’d tell any angler to never do. I...



Fast Action Fly Rods And The Fly Lines That make Us Love Them

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Selecting the right fly line for your fast action fly rod isn’t as easy as it used to be. I have found myself having this conversation with three different anglers this week. That’s generally a good sign that it’s time to write something on the topic....



The Orvis US Made Mirage Fly Reel: Review

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The USA-Made Mirage Makes Its Debut It’s been a big push for some time now… Fly rods, reels, lines, gear, accessories, clothing; Anglers want more products made stateside, as opposed to the cheaper, foreign alternatives. This typically means a steeper price, but with that also comes...



Sunglasses: Don’t Leave Home Without ‘Em!

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For many anglers, whether they choose to grab their sunglasses on the way out the door likely depends on the forecast. “It’s going to be cloudy all day, so I’m not going to take them/wear them”. But, for me, I ALWAYS wear a pair of sunglasses,...