Strike Indicators, What Matters to Me

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Do Strike Indicators spook fish? There is a lot of debate over whether strike indicators spook fish. I'm not going to beat around the bush on this one folks. I truly believe that most of the time they don't. Especially if you rule out calm and...



Nets, Go Big or Go Home

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I received an email from a reader the other day asking advice on steelhead nets. I thought it was a topic worth some discussion. We put a lot of thought into rods, reels, lines and flies but often the piece of equipment that seals the...



3 Dynamite 4 Weight Rods for Small Stream Fly-Fishing

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By Louis Cahill Spring is right around the corner and that means trout fishing on small streams, but what’s the best fly rod for the job? It’s been a really wet winter here in the Southeast and it shows no sign of drying up any time soon....



 Umpqua Mini Lt Fly Boxes

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By Bob Reece While some people love large fly boxes, others prefer a reduced footprint.  In acknowledgement of this, Umpqua has created their line of Mini UPG LT fly boxes.  These downsized homes for your flies are the perfect complement to their larger counterparts. For the time that...



Simms G3 Guide, River Camo Waders: Review

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New features and tech in the Simms G3 Guide waders make them some of the best I’ve ever used. In thinking about how to write this review, I’ve decided that it needs to be two reviews in one. There are some big upgrades in the new...