We All Have Our Vises, Mine’s a Regal

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I made my first tying vise. I know what you're thinking, but this vise was not a pair of hemostats duct taped to the back of a chair. I grew up in a machine shop and own two metal lathes and a host of other...



Keep your thirst quenched without the baggage

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It's late spring and everyday we're moving one step closer to summer. Air temperatures are climbing into the 70s and 80s on most days and will soon be even higher. These conditions make it extremely important that anglers are staying properly hydrated while they're on the...



RIO Slick Cast Coating and Technical Trout Fly Line: Video

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By Louis Cahill Here's an unboxing and video review of the new RIO Slick Cast Coating and Technical Trout fly line. When I do product reviews, I generally test a product for months before writing the review. That insures that the review is thorough and thoughtful, but it...



Riversmith River Quiver: REVIEW

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For more than two decades I’ve done it the exact same way. Rise before the sun, chuck my waders, boots, and gear in a big plastic tub, and then toss my rigged-up rods inside the cab of my vehicle. The long, bumpy, unkempt roads of the...



Light Where You Need It

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The sun has dipped below the horizon and the evening chill is in the air. You've got maybe thirty more minutes to fish if you push it. The hatch is on and you can hear fish rising all around you as you struggle in the waning...