Make The Straight Line Practice Rod: Video

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By Louis Cahill Here’s a video on how to make a simple tool that will take your fly casting to a new level. A few weeks back I shared a video on how to “Stop Dropping Your Rod Tip Once and For All.” In that video I...



Q&A With David Danforth of REEL LOCAL

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DAVID DANFORTH IS A TALENTED ARTIST RESIDING IN TAMPA, FLORIDA AND IS KNOWN FOR BOLDLY COLORFUL RENDERINGS OF FISH SPECIES FEATURED ON HIS WEBSITE REEL LOCAL (WWW.RELOGEAR.COM). Owning a piece of his art myself, it is one of the most complimented pieces hanging on my walls....



Is Carrying A Gun On The Water Ever The Right Thing To Do?

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I HONESTLY HAD NO IDEA WHAT A HOT BUTTON ISSUE THIS WAS. Until I posted a link on Facebook the other day to the new Fishpond sling pack and commented that it was designed to carry a pistol. Man, did that post ever light up. The...



 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...



3 Reasons Not To False Cast

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Most fly anglers do too much false casting. False casting is almost a nervous habit for many fly fishers. It’s also a bad habit. Excessive false casting is not only unnecessary, it will cost you fish. Although I’m thinking specifically about saltwater fly fishing, the same...