Umpqua Pro Guide Fly Boxes

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By Bob Reece Between my guiding and personal days I spend an extensive amount of time each year on the water. Throughout these adventures there is nothing that disheartens me more than losing flies or a fly box. Whether tied or purchased my...



Know Your Backing

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By Jesse Lowry Seeing your backing on your first bonefish trip is a pretty awesome feeling. You’ve hooked into a fish that can swim nearly 40 mph and your reel is singing a song I would gladly listen to all day. After your reel has been singing...



Fly Rod Rentals?

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By Justin Pickett Would you ever rent a fly rod? Have you ever planned an awesome fishing trip, or maybe gotten an invite from a friend, but you didn’t have the rod, or rods, that you needed? Sure, if you booked a guide for a trip, then...



The Stickman T-7: Return of the 7 Weight

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The 7 Weight is the middle child of fly fishing. A 7 weight fly rod is the most versatile tool in the fly anglers box. The number of species and techniques that are perfect for the 7 weight is staggering, and yet this versatile rod is...



Sunday Classic / Falling in Love Again, With My Winston

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I DON'T KNOW HOW IT HAPPENED. I HAVE NO EXCUSE, BUT SOME HOW MY WINSTON B2X 6 WEIGHT SPENT THE LAST TWO YEARS IN THE TUBE. I have a lot of fly rods and I'm always getting new ones to try out, but there is still...