Gear Reviews

Fly fishing gear reviews and news

Airflo Bandit 3 weight.

Airflo Bandit 3 weight.

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*1/9/16 – update: the Bandit series of rods are being replaced with the new ‘Creek’ series. For many years I got away with bringing…

Sage Click reels.

Sage Click reels.

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The click & pawl drag reel has been around since waders were made of tweed, fly rods of tree and your transport to the…

Simms G3 Guide boots.

Simms G3 Guide boots.

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There’s a moment, very brief, between wading majestically through the stream like a Gore-tex-clad giraffe god and lying flat on my back flailing in…

The new Sage X #5

The new Sage X #5

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  It’s a little bit of a shock to hear Sage are discontinuing the One series rods as I think the 9’, closely followed…

Patagonia Stormfront Pack.

Patagonia Stormfront Pack.

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Here’s a fact. I’ve tried every combination of daypack, vest, shoulder bag, sling and minimalist wishful thinking imaginable in trying to comfortably combine photography…

The big rods.

The big rods.

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  I love wiggling twiggy little fly rods around tiny mountain streams bothering all the cute little trout within, but the lure of bigger…