Category: Fly Gear

Sage X Fly Fishing Rod Review

Is the Sage X fly fishing rod worth it? That is the question I’ll be answering today.  I’ve been using it for some time now… so I know.  You’ll also learn about the mistakes I’ve made when it comes to fly fishing gear… Sage X Fly Rod It’s not easy to just throw a thousand

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Best Fly Rods For Trout Fishing

Welcome to my review of the best fly rods for Trout fishing. If you’ve never fly fished for Trout before, and are getting into it – you’re in for a fun time.  Trout aren’t the largest of fish in the water, but they taste amazing and put up a really good battle.  In that case,

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Wild Water Fly Fishing Rod Combo Review

Welcome to my review of the Wild Water Fly Fishing Rod Combo. This is probably, if not the most popular beginner fly rod combo on Amazon right now. But is the price of it just too good to be true? That is what we are going over today.  Is the Wild Water Fly Fishing Rod

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Best Fly Fishing Rods

Welcome to my review of the best fly fishing rods for 2020.   There’s a lot that goes into getting a new fly fishing rod and you don’t want to make the wrong decision, especially if you are planning on spending upwards of $400 on one.  You obviously don’t need to spend that much cash on

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Orvis Safe Passage Sling Pack Review: Worth The Money?

The Orvis Safe Passage Sling Pack is one of Orvis’s most popular fly fishing packs, but is it actually worth the money? That is the question that I am going to be answering in this article.  Fishing packs are exactly cheap, and there’s no real reason to waste money on a product that isn’t worthy

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Fishpond Summit Sling Review

Welcome to my product review of the Fishpond Summit Sling pack. I am going to make a bold statement. The Summit Sling pack is one of the best fly fishing packs of the year.  In this article I’ll cover: Comprehensive review How to avoid costly mistakes that we’ve made in the past Fishpond Summit Sling

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Best Fly Rod for Beginners [2020]

Welcome to my review of the best fly rods for beginners. Fly fishing can be a costly hobby, although it doesn’t have to be. The essential gear to get started on this exciting journey is simple; all you need is a fly rod, reel, line, leader, tippet, flies, and some fishy water.  That’s it! As

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The Best Fly Fishing Gear Wishlist For Any Fly Angler

Fly fishing gear isn’t cheap, and if you’ve been fly fishing before that’s fairly obvious at this point.  But, there are some pieces of equipment that we believe to be the best fly fishing gear lineup under the sun. We hold no limits to the amount of money that is wanting to be spent in

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Our 5 Best Fly Rod Combos Under $300

Welcome to my review of the best fly rod and reel combos for under 300 dollars in 2020.   Fly fishing rod and reel combos are probably the easiest and quickest way to get on the river.  Especially if you are a beginner.   They generally include a fly fishing rod, reel, and case.  However, many combos

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These Are The Best Wading Boots For Fly Fishing

When you spend a lot of time on the river, getting a quality pair of wading boots is a must!  They can make or break a fly fishing trip and potentially leave your feet freezing or all cramped up!  Or, the ladder where your feet are nice and cozy while you reel in the monsters. 

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Redington Fly Rod Combo Reviews by Price

Just getting into fly fishing?  Great!  Or maybe, you are just looking for a new inexpensive fly rod and reel combo this year.  Either or, a Redington fly rod and reel combo might be perfect for you! Redington is a fly fishing brand that designs and manufactures fly fishing gear for the beginner and intermediate

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Understanding The Difference Between Tapered Leader and Tippet Line

Just getting started with fly fishing?  Awesome, fly fishing is a great experience, but can be sometimes challenging to understand what term means what.  Which is exactly why we are talking about the difference between tapered leader and tippet line. Here is the short answer. The difference between tapered leader and tippet line Tapered leaders

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How To Choose The Right Fly Fishing Vest

A big question for fly fishermen and women is how do I choose the right fly fishing vest? When it comes to spending time on the river, it’s incredibly important to choose the best fly vest you can afford. Now, this isn’t to say it’s imperative you spend $150+ on a vest, stick within your

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Abel Nippers Review: Are They Worth It?

Ok, ok, I know what you’re thinking. That much for a pair of.. nippers? Yup. They’re that much. But they’re not just any nippers. They’re Abel Nippers. And most people (that have actually used them.. which means, they probably have their fair share of time on the water) swear by them. One fly fishing blog I

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Our 9 Best Fly Fishing Rods Under $400 [2020]

Fly rods are by far the most important piece of gear that we as fly anglers carry out to the river.  Literally the game depends on one.  Keeping that in mind, when you are looking for an upgraded fly rod that costs less than 400 dollars, don’t just buy the first one on the shelfs

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Our 11 Best Fly Fishing Reels For Under 300: [2020]

In the market for a new reel?  There are a ton of options to choose from right now so to help you out, I created this article about what the best 11 fly fishing reels for under $300 are. Reels are an extremely important piece of fly fishing equipment.  You’ll use it nearly as much

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How to Choose The Best Fly Fishing Chest Pack

When it comes to spending time on the river, many people prefer working with a chest pack vs a vest.  It’s not every fly fisherman’s preference although, but, a chest pack can definitely make your life easier!  There are a lot of options to consider when choosing a great chest pack, but some of the

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15 Best Fly Fishing Packs [2020]

Welcome to my review of the best fly fishing packs for 2020.  If you are new to the game of fly fishing packs, let me tell you something – they are an easy and comfortable way to carry a lot of gear out to the river or camping location. Every fly angler has their own

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Best Fly Box For Streamers [2020]

Fishing with streamers is very popular, but the equipment that comes along with it must be bigger and more durable than equipment that you might use while fishing with dry flies. The best fly box for your streamers is subject to you and your needs.  I personally favor fly boxes that are waterproof, durable and

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Best Fishing Pliers [2020]

Did your pliers finally kick the dust?  This article is about the best fishing pliers that you can get, for a reasonable price. Here Are The Best Fishing Pliers for 2020 San Like Carbon Fishing Pliers (Best Carbon) Kastking Speed Demon Pro Fishing Pliers (Best Overall) Piscifun Aluminum Fishing Pliers (Best For The Money) Calamus

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Simms Headwaters Pro Mesh Fly Fishing Vest Review

Is the Simms Headwaters Pro Mesh Fly Fishing Vest worth it? Fly fishing vests are one of the most difficult pieces of gear that a fly fisherman can buy, because it’s one of the most important pieces of gear that we use.  Literally every time you want something or need to make a fly switch,

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How to Buy Gifts for a Fly Fisherman

Buying some gifts for a fly fisherman/ woman? Have a certain loved one in your life that lives for the river, but you have no idea what to get them?  You’re in luck, we’ve got you covered! This is a list of some of the best gifts to buy a fly fisherman. Welcome to the

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Fishpond Wasatch Tech Pack Fly Fishing Vest Review

Is the Fishpond Wasatch Tech Pack Fly Fishing Vest worth the money? It isn’t by any means the cheapest fishing vest on the market… But at the same time, a vest is one of the most important pieces of equipment that fly anglers use.. it literally carries everything we need, fly boxes, flies, and our

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Redington vs Cabela's Fly Rods for Beginners
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Redington Fly Rods vs Cabelas for Beginners

Choosing a fly fishing setup for beginners is a challenging task, and this is a question we get quite a bit.   So in this article we’re going to be putting Cabela’s Prestige up against the Redington Crosswater Combo to compare which is better for beginners. Really, both brands are phenomenal.  They have very inexpensive fly

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Winter Fly Fishing Gear Checklist [2020]

Winter fly fishing can go one of two ways, very cold, wet and miserable, or warm, dry and enjoyable! A lot of that comes down to the gear that you choose to wear out to the fishing hole.  Now I will say depending on whether the fish are biting or not can play a role

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Tacky Fly Box Review: Worth The Money?

Look, I know what you’re thinking. Is the Tacky Fly Box worth it?? Another fly fishing gimmick? Come, on! Nope. If you’re looking for another cheap product to get you by for a few trips, the Tacky Fly Box isn’t it. So, are Tacky Fly Boxes worth it? The answer is a resounding yes. Without

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Must Have Fly Fishing Gear for 2020

New year, new gear, right? Riiiiigggghhhttt.. At least that’s what your wife says. Whether you’re just here to dream, or you’re a serious fly fisherman—the top fly fishing gear for 2020 is here. And here to stay it is. Must Have Fly Fishing Gear for 2020  We’ve come quite a ways from the days of

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Allen Gallatin Ultra Light Strap Pack Fishing Vest Review

In the market for a new fly fishing vest?  The Allen Gallatin Ultra Light Strap vest might be for you… It’s one of the more interesting fishing vests on the market, but a popular one nonetheless. Allen Gallatin Ultra Light Strap Vest Pros: Minimalist Versatile A lot of storage space No back pad Inexpensive Cons:

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The Best Fly Fishing Starter Kit for Beginning Fly Fishermen

For beginners in fly fishing, whether you’re new to fishing as a whole or you’re an experienced angler with a rod and reel looking to add some extra excitement—you’re in for a treat with fly fishing. My very first fishing trip out west I had “tied my own flies” (in air quotes, they were horrible)

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Orvis Safe Passage Sling Pack Review: Worth The Money?

The Orvis Safe Passage Sling Pack is one of Orvis’s most popular fly fishing packs, but is it actually worth the money? That is the question that I am going to be answering in this article.  Fishing packs are exactly cheap, and there’s no real reason to waste money on a product that isn’t worthy

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