Lamson Center Axis Reviewed

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The Center Axis fly rod and reel combo from Waterworks Lamson is something completely different. The idea of changing the union of fly rod and reel has been kicked around for a while now. To my knowledge the Center Axis is the most serious attempt by...



RIO Flats Pro Stealth Fly Line Review

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The new Flats Pro Stealth fly line looks to be RIO’s best offering in years. Ladies and gentleman, we have a winner. This fly line answers some very big questions for me and my first outing with it was a success. The Flats Pro delivered everything...



Is The Orvis Helios 3 The Most Accurate Fly Rod Ever Made?

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The Orvis H-3 is clearly one of the best fly rods to ever leave the Orvis shop, but it's not all about the long cast. The buzz around IFTD this year was heavy on the rod-talk. Just about every major fly rod manufacturer was brandishing their...



The Stickman P-5 Fly Rod Reviewed 

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As soon as you take the Stickman P-5 out of it’s tube you know you have something special. The leather patch sewn to the tube, which bears the name Stickman, and the natural linen rod sock trimmed in black are your first clues that this 9-foot,...



Two Great New Fly Rods From The Folks At RL Winston

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2018 is going to be another big year for new fly rods and Winston is stepping up with two new offerings, the Kairos and Nimbus. These two rods are a unique offering for Winston in a couple of ways. They are intended to introduce new anglers...