Johnny’s IFTD Rundown: Fly Fishing Gear You’ll Love

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I JUST GOT HOME FROM IFTD AND I’LL TELL YOU ONE THING, FLY FISHERMEN ARE GOING TO HAVE SOME PRETTY SWEET STUFF TO TRY OUT NEXT YEAR. HERE IS A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF WHAT I SAW AND WHAT I LIKED. Fly Lines There were a ton of...

Fly Fishing Gear Trends For 2015

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WE JUST GOT BACK FROM IFTD AND THERE ARE SOME PRETTY CLEAR TRENDS FOR THE COMING YEAR. The IFTD show is an exciting event. A great opportunity to have a look at what's coming up in fly fishing gear. This was my 10th IFTD show and...

Winston’s B3-LS 2 Weight, A Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing

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THIS LITTLE GREEN WISP OF A ROD IS SO MUCH MORE THAN I EXPECTED. For some time I've been asking myself, "Do I really need a 2 weight?" At some point this year the question became mute. I wanted a 2 weight and that was enough....

Saturday Shoutout / Orvis Tips for Getting Your Fly Patterns In Catalog

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I've been tying flies for decades for myself and clients, yet I've never submitted a single fly pattern to any fly tying companies to date. It's not that I haven't wanted to, I just never seem to have time to get to it on my...

Glass With Ass, The Orvis Superfine Glass Rod

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WARNING: FIBERGLASS IS HIGHLY ADDICTIVE. I love the feel of fiberglass rods for trout fishing. It's as if all of my stress is just absorbed by the material. I can not be tense or angry or anxious with a glass rod in my hand. It's just...