Saturday Shoutout / Columbia Gold

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Beautiful rainbow trout on the upper Columbia river near British Columbia. This great film, by Todd Moen of Catch Magazine, features skiing guide Lel Tone and, one of my favorite people, Andrew Bennett as they chase big rainbows with dry flies and spey rods. You here...



Stop Dropping Your Rod Tip Once And For All: Video

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If you’ve ever been told that you are dropping your rod tip, waving your rod, or that you need to shorten your stroke, congratulations, you have the most common casting problem in fly-fishing. Most fly casters struggle to keep their rod tip traveling in a straight...



Pro Bands

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By Bob Reece I love simple products that solve legitimate problems.  A couple months ago I wrote a post on the struggles of tippet spools.   Since then, I came across a product that provides a long term solution to some of those issues and more.   During...



A Truckvault Offers the Ultimate in Function, Convenience and Security

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THIS MAY BE THE SINGLE GREATEST PIECE OF GEAR A FLY ANGLER CAN OWN. As I have said on many occasions, it's called Gink and GASOLINE for a reason. I live in my truck. Last week alone I drove over 5000 miles with my Adipose skiff...



Epic 370 Ready-To-Wrap Fly Rod Build 

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WHEN IT COMES TO STARTING SOMETHING NEW, WHETHER IT BE FLY TYING OR WOOD WORKING, THERE IS TYPICALLY A LARGE LIST OF QUESTIONS THAT COMES WITH VENTURING INTO UNCHARTED WATERS. WHAT DO I NEED TO GET STARTED? HOW DO I USE THIS? WHY DO I...