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Rods/Reels

Sage Introduces New Enforcer Saltwater Reel Family

Stronger drag and more durability in a lighter package.

Fly Fisherman Staff

Review: Orvis Superfine Glass Fly Rod

Improved tapers that increase accuracy, yet it retains the smooth soul of fiberglass.

Fly Fisherman Staff

Sage Announces Salt R8 Fly Rod

“More Fight, More Touch” for saltwater fly-fishing expeditions.

Fly Fisherman Staff

Small Batch Fly Rods

Boutique manufacturers don't just sell a tool, they sell a culture.

Ross Purnell

Ross Evolution FS Fly Reel

Fly Fisherman's Best New Freshwater Reel for 2023 inherits a hybrid stacked drag system

Fly Fisherman Staff

Fly Fisherman's Best New Saltwater Rod 2023: Scott Wave

A light, high-performance fly rod for bigger gamefish and larger flies, at a great price.

Ross Purnell

Flies

A Fly Angler's Game of Nods

Choosing the right style of dry fly will help you catch more “Alpha Trout.”

Paul Weamer

Fly Fisherman Throwback: Clouser's Deep Minnow

It sinks like an anvil and imitates almost all baitfish.

Lefty Kreh

Fly Fisherman Throwback: The Soft-Hackled Fly

Witness here the re-birth of a century-old tradition, almost lost to us in the nymph and dry

Sylvester Nemes

Fly Fisherman Throwback: Super Fly!

The Dahlberg Diver is five flies in one for trout, salmon, bass, tarpon, snook, redfish …

Dave Whitlock

A Modern Fly Box

Top flies to catch trout.

Dennis Pastucha

Fly Lines/Leaders/Tippets

Review: Scientific Anglers Sonar Trout Express Fly Line

Fly Fisherman magazine's Best New Freshwater Fly Line for 2023.

Fly Fisherman Staff

Airflo to Offer Fly Line Recycling

Consumers can drop off any brand of plastic based fly lines, monofilament fishing lines, and

Fly Fisherman Staff

Scientific Anglers Amplitude Textured Fly Line

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

Fly Fisherman Staff

Scientific Anglers Sonar Stillwater Fly Lines

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

Fly Fisherman Staff

Scientific Anglers Amplitude Smooth Fly Line

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

Fly Fisherman Staff

Apparel/Outerwear

Review: Simms Fall Run Collared Jacket

Lightweight, versatile jacket for fall and spring fishing is built inside and out from

Fly Fisherman Staff

Review: Patagonia Swiftcurrent Wading Jacket

Fly Fisherman's Best New Shell Jacket for 2023 is made from recycled nylon and passed

Fly Fisherman Staff

Review: Skwala RS Wader

Fly Fisherman's Best New Wader for 2023 is tough against punctures and abrasion and quiet

Ross Purnell

Patagonia Swiftcurrent Ultralight Waders

Four-layer membrane with a face fabric made of 100% recycled post-consumer and industrial

Fly Fisherman Staff

Simms G4 Pro Powerlock Boots

Fly Fisherman's Best New Wading Boots are designed and constructed to stand up to as much

Fly Fisherman Staff

Review: Simms Women's Freestone Jacket

High-tech, fully taped, waterproof/breathable 3-layer laminated Toray nylon outer layer.

Fly Fisherman Staff

Packs

Review: Orvis Pro Waterproof Zip Backpack

Fly Fisherman's Best New Pack for 2023 is light, soft, and pliable, but still durable enough

Fly Fisherman Staff

Patagonia Black Hole Rod Case

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

Fly Fisherman

Review: Simms Freestone Backpack

Clever access with a clamshell top and a curved side zip to easily get what you need.

Fly Fisherman Staff

Simms Flyweight Hip Hybrid System

New pack helps anglers get far from roads.

Fly Fisherman

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

Boats

Double Trouble: A New Paradigm in Fishing Rafts

Two-person rafts are easy to transport, get you into small places, and don't require a social

Ross Purnell

Review: Dave Scadden Paddlesports 2023 Cast & Blast One-Man Raft

A rock-solid platform for all your fishing adventures on rivers and stillwaters.

Fly Fisherman Staff

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

Books

Review: Trout Tracks by Jim McLennan

New book masterfully inches us toward a higher purpose and gives us a clearer understanding of

Ross Purnell

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

Accessories

Latest GoBox Gear Case Collection Released by YETI

New sizes and features added to the popular storage box.

Fly Fisherman Staff

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

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