Build Your Own Fly Rod: DIY Video 4

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It’s rod building time with Matt Draft of Proof Fly Fishing. In this installment, video 4, Matt will cover wrapping the ferrules, stripping guide and hook keeper. In addition to the basics Matt will share some pro tips for the trickier steps in the process. Our...



Fly Rod Selection For Bonefishing: Video

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You’ve booked that bid bonefish trip, what fly rods should you take? Saltwater fly fishing requires he angler to respond quickly to changing conditions. Having the right gear makes a huge difference. The problem is, if you don’t have a lot of experience, you may not...



A Truck Vault Can Make Your Truck The Bat-Mobile of Fly Fishing

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IT'S HUMAN NATURE, I SUPPOSE, TO ADMIRE IN OTHERS WHAT YOU LACK YOURSELF. As I look at the chaotic pile of fly rods, reels and fly boxes in the corner of my office, I am not at all surprised that one of the things I admire...



Dehumidifiers Keep My Fly Fishing Gear Fresh & Dry

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It used to be an ongoing battle all season long to keep my fly fishing gear dry and odor free. There's nothing worse than having to slide into a pair of stinky, sweaty waders that are still damp from the day before, struggle to slide your...



Buying A Fly Rod For The Young Beginner

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By Justin Pickett Bicycles, Red Ryders, footballs, and Barbie dolls. These are among the many things that get scribbled onto Christmas lists this time of year in hopes of finding them beneath the tree on the 25th morning of December. Easy enough. A trip to the...