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Rods/Reels

ICAST 2022: Battle Big Saltwater Fish with New Fly Reel from Hardy

Check out the humongous Fortuna Regent, designed for bigwater salt species like tuna and

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Orvis C.F.O. III Reel

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

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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

Flies

Organizing Your Fly Box

Simplify your system for fly-box organization.

George Daniel

Fly Fisherman Throwback: The Wulff Flies

The creator of a classic fly series explains how it happened.

Lee Wulff

Beetle Patterns for Summer Trout

When matching the hatch doesn't work, a beetle pattern may be your pinch hitter. Regardless of

Rene' Harrop

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

Fly Lines/Leaders/Tippets

Scientific Anglers Amplitude Textured Fly Line

High floating and smooth shooting for small flies and slow rods.

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Scientific Anglers Sonar Stillwater Fly Lines

Fly lines to suit large impoundments, Midwest lakes, or mountain ponds.

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Scientific Anglers Amplitude Smooth Fly Line

With AST Plus and Glow Tip; it's durable, buoyant, supple, and versatile.

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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

Apparel/Outerwear

Simms BugStopper SolarFlex Hoody

One hoody for all summer long and innumerable consecutive days.

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Simms Solar Flex Guide Cooling Hoody

With longer sleeves, snappable hood, and a strap for your fishing hat, this could become your

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Simms Introduces G4 Powerlock Boot

Beat any terrain with Simms' new interchangeable Integrated Powerlock Cleat system.

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Skwala Carbon Jacket Review

When all hell breaks loose, you want a rain jacket that really works.

Ross Purnell

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

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Packs

Patagonia Black Hole Rod Case

True to Patagonia's ethos, it's made with 100% recycled fabrics.

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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.

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Orvis Guide Hip Pack

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

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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

Boats

Fly Fishing the Flats, on Kayaks

Hunting redfish, snook, tarpon, and bonefish in South Florida.

Alex Tejeda

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

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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.

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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

Review: YETI LoadOut GoBox 30 Gear Case

Sturdy dry box doubles as a stool, bench, or table, and can live outside permanently.

Fly Fisherman Staff

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.

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