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...

The Ultimate Cold Stopping Fleece Buff

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MY FLEECE BUFF IS THE ONE PIECE OF GEAR I ABSOLUTELY CANNOT LIVE WITHOUT. That became all too clear to me when the temperature plunged into the single digits and I realized I had misplaced my fleece buff. It's my winter fly fishing equivalent of Tony...

10 Inexpensive Fly Fishing Life Hacks From The Home Depot

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By Louis Cahill EVERYONE WANTS THEIR LIFE TO BE EASIER AND EVERYONE LIKES TO SAVE MONEY. Here are 10 handy and inexpensive items you can repurpose to accomplish both. You can pick all of them up at the local Home Depot or order them online. I'll supply...

3 Reasons Fly Fisherman Should Consider Wearing A Long-Bill Hat

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When I look at a long-bill hat, images of Ernest Hemingway, swinging wet flies on one of his favorite trout waters pops into my head. Next, I see the silhouette of the legendary fly fisherman and guide, Flip Pallot, with his masculine beard protruding beneath...

Sunday Classic / What makes a fly reel worth the money?

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I RECEIVED THIS EMAIL THE OTHER DAY FROM MY GOOD FRIEND BRIAN BOGGS. "Louis, I'm looking for the right four-wt reel. I am of a mind to shop the low end for reels since I don't catch large fish that need to be fought on the...