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Rods/Reels

Orvis C.F.O. III Reel

Click-pawl growl now available in non-limited edition.

Fly Fisherman Staff

When Less is More: Light-Line Fly Fishing

Gearing down for smaller flies, smaller waters, and memorable days.

Ted Leeson

Sage Introduces R8 Core Fly Rod

Innovative new rod focuses on angler experience through maximum versatility and applies new

Ross Purnell

The New Generation Appreciates Vintage Fly Tackle

After 50 years of pushing graphite, most fly rod manufacturers are beginning to feel pushback.

Ben Carmichael

Specialized Fly Rods for 2022

A new era of fly rods ushers in rods for every task in fly fishing.

Ross Purnell

Fly Fisherman's Best New Euro Reel for 2022

Redington Tilt Euro Nymph Reel helps create perfect balance with removable weights.

Ross Purnell

Flies

Fly Fisherman Throwback: Demystifying Bass Poppers

Each type of popper fly possesses its own peculiar attraction–it is often a trial-and-error

Gary LaFontaine

3 Fly Fishing Guide Rigs

Productive nymph combos for different situations.

Pat Dorsey

A Classic American Fly: The Stimulator

Learn to tie Randall Kaufmann's shaggy, popular, match-all, attractor dry fly.

Tom Rosenbauer

Gary LaFontaine's "High-Profile Imitations"

The trout respond to the "tip-toe" impression of these sprightly flies and the aloof stance of

Gary J. LaFontaine

Worms, Eggs, and Mop Flies

"Junk Flies" aren't pretty, but they catch a ton of trout.

Fly Fisherman staff

The Fly Shop Golden Dorado Fly Selection

The Fly Shop Golden Dorado Fly Selection includes the perfect patterns for success on your

Ross Purnell

Fly Lines/Leaders/Tippets

Swim Fly Lines

Fly-line design often follows fly-rod popularity.

Ross Purnell

Fly Fisherman's Best New Euro Line for 2022

RIO Products Technical Euro Nymph Fly Line has a core that extends beyond the fly line to form

Ross Purnell

Why are Fly Lines Getting Heavier?

The majority of fly lines on the market today no longer conform to industry line weight

Ed Jaworowski

Rio Products Elite with Slickcast

Fly line technology makes it easier to mend and shoot.

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Cortland Euro Nymph Braid Core

Cortland has two new “skinny” lines to improve your Euro success.

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Scientific Anglers Absolute Predator Figure 8

This toothy leader has a 50" butt section of 50-pound-test fluorocarbon.

Fly Fisherman

Apparel/Outerwear

Review: Skwala Sol Tactical Hoody

Design and materials combine to make this hoody hyper functional.

Ross Purnell

Free Fly Bamboo Motion Boxer Brief

Naturally odor-resistant and moisture-wicking bottoms are made of performance stretch knit

Fly Fisherman Staff

Review: Skwala Carbon Wader

Ready for anything with everything you need for a full day of adventure.

Ross Purnell

Grundéns Men's Sidereal Pant

Fishing pants made of ultralight 70D stretch nylon that is superbly comfortable and agreeable.

Fly Fisherman Staff

Chaco x Thomas Rhett Sandals

Rainbow- and brook-trout-themed sandals inspired by country-music artist's love for the

Fly Fisherman Staff

Simms Flyweight Access Boots

New Vibram IdroGrip really sticks to wet rocks.

Ross Purnell

Packs

Simms Flyweight Hip Hybrid System

New pack helps anglers get far from roads.

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Patagonia Guidewater Packs

Submersible backpack for all types of fishing venues.

Fly Fisherman

Orvis Guide Hip Pack

If you are a “Type A” personality when it comes to organization, this one is for you.

Fly Fisherman

Orvis Bug-Out Backpack

This 25-liter workhorse is built for places way off the beaten track.

Ross Purnell

New Rod and Reel Carriers for 2021

A rod company can replace a broken rod but will never replace a lost day of fishing.

Fly Fisherman Staff

Simms Bounty Hunter Vault Duffel

Ultimate gear carrying case with capacity for up to 8 rods and 10 reels.

Ross Purnell

Boats

Four Best Small Rafts for Fly Fishing

Two- and three-man rafts open up new water, streams, and ponds

Jay Nichols

Fly Fishing Kayaks

The new generation are the ultimate fish-catching machines.

Jay Nichols

Hobie 360 Drive Kayak Propulsion Technology: Power and Control in Any Direction

Hobie's MirageDrive 360 pedal propulsion system offers ultimate kayak control with more

OSG Editorial Staff

Top Drift Boats of 2019

Drift boats help you search through miles of river quickly and effectively. Here's the top

John Fedorka

Best Drift Boats

A drift boat may be the most expensive piece of fly-fishing equipment you buy this decade. It

Fly Fisherman

Drift Boats vs Wading

Row vs Wade. Which do you prefer for fly fishing, rowing drift boats, or wading?

Tom Rosenbauer

Books

Book Review: Dry Fly Strategies by Paul Weamer

Stackpole Books, 2021, 192 pages, $30 hardcover, ISBN 978-0811739535.

Bill Bowers

Book Review: Casting Onward by Steve Ramirez

Casting Onward: Fishing Adventures in Search of America's Native Gamefish. Lyons Press, 2022,

Matthew L. Miller

Book Review: Favorite Flies for Maine by Bob Mallard

Favorite Flies for Maine: 50 Essential Patterns from Local Experts. Stackpole Books, 2021, 136

Bill Bowers

Bookshelf: Fire in the Straw

Famed fly-fishing writer Nick Lyons shares his noteworthy life.

Fly Fisherman

Stronghold: One Man's Quest to Save the World's Wild Salmon

Stronghold is first and foremost a story of adventure, danger, and intrigue.

Dave Karczynski

Sight Fishing for Trout

This is the primary premise of Mayer's book—to become a trout predator by first spotting and

John Randolph

Accessories

Costa Men's Reefton PRO Sunglasses

The latest addition to Costa's PRO series offers six upgraded features.

Fly Fisherman Staff

Abel Nippers

Quality-crafted, designed, and made-in-the-U.S. tool with hardened 440C steel blades.

Ross Purnell

Costa Caleta Women's Sunglasses

Fishing shades with premium 580G polarized glass lenses that cut through glare to see the most

Fly Fisherman Staff

Fly Fisherman's 2022 Father's Day Gift Guide

Fly fishing gift ideas for the dads in your life.

Fly Fisherman Staff

2022 Fly Fisherman Mother's Day Gift Guide

Fly fishing gift ideas for the mothers in your life.

Fly Fisherman Staff

Costa del Mar's Untangled Collection

See more fish and contribute to a better world.

Joshua Bergan

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