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...

Simms G4 Sling Pack Review

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By Justin Pickett A few months back I decided to ditch the chest pack that I had carried for so long in favor of a larger, more accommodating sling pack. I was picky though. I wanted a sling pack that wasn’t ginormous that would be, at least,...

Finn Utility, Smart Design, Quality Production

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Finn utility is one of the most unique brands in fly-fishing. I always love seeing what Ryan McDonald has been up to. I know there will be something new that I’ll fall in love with. This year it was the brilliant new tube fly wallet. It’s...

New Airflo Fly Lines

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Airflo is always pushing fly lines to the next level. Whether it’s material, technology or tapers, you can always look to Airflo for innovation. There are a total of nine new fly lines from Airflow for 2017. They run the gambit from improved Super Dri mid-price...