Posts Tagged ‘Product review’
Have trouble finding the best 5wt trout line? Are the modern spey lines confusing and intimidating? Want to know more about all the new Skagit and Scandi variations? Well Rio breaks it all down in these 3 informative videos.
One of the the most important accessories in fly fishing… sunglasses! Everyday on the water, you need eye protection. Be it a bad cast or pulling out a snag… Hooks + eyes = BAD! But, glare reduction and the lack of eye fatigue are just as important.
The last cooler you will ever buy… until you want another YetiKeeping things cold is what it all comes down to, and the Yeti deliver. I loaded up the cooler with bottles of water and ice tea for a family outting recently. A few hours later I went digging for and ice tea, and found upon opening my drink, it turned to slush. The Cooler worked so well it actually made my drink partialy freeze!!!
The performance of Regal vises lies in the unique design of our head and jaws which consistently hold the hook in place better than any of the competitive vises on the market, and allows for immediate change in hook sizes with absolutely no adjustments. This saves time and frustration and the tier can meet the demands of the next fishing outing in one tying session.
The new Rio Hover Line is a innovative specialty line that should catch the eye of a range of anglers. Traditionally “intermediate” lines have a sink rate of 2ips (inches per second). This new line has a sink rate of 1ips, and while it technically lives in the same realm as sinks and intermediate lines… […]
You wouldn’t drive a railroad spike with a small finishing hammer… and you don’t want to throw big streamers with a long fine taper dry fly line. The Titan has a lot of mass up front in the double taper. which allows for the delivery of big flies. You also get the ability to generate fast line speed with minimal backcast… which in non-geek-speak means less chance of crushing yourself with a large hook and more time with the fly in the water.
It’s no secret, if fish in cold weather you get cold hands. Add to that landing fish and getting your hands wet, then you have numb fingers making fly fishing near impossible. The hunt for perfect cold weather fishing gloves is an ongoing process for all cold weather anglers and usually involved sacrificing fit for […]
The recent years have seen many improvements in fishing outerwear materials and most specifically waders. Redington has now jumped the game with not only top tier materials, but in the way a wader is constructed. No thread, no seams, no holes… The Redington Sonic Pro wader. Traditional wader construction consists of sewn fabric then sealing […]
So when you think Cliff, I’m sure the first thought is the killer fly boxes with the blue slit foam. Based in Casper, Wyoming, Cliff has more than just fly boxes. For the fly tier, there is the “Top Shelf”. An organizer that attaches to your vise stem, the Top Shelf includes a magnetic surface […]
Abel is well known for their high quality fly reels, and more recently their quality line of accessories. The newest product to their line is “The Abel Nippers”. These are not your dollar store fingernail clippers… in both quality and function. Abel is proud to have the nippers “designed, manufactured and assembled in the USA”. […]
Switch rods have been gaining a lot of popularity of the past 5yrs or so. A versatile rod that can be used in 2handed spey casting, single handed spey casting, tradition over head, and nyphing when you need long mends or reaches. A swiss army knife of the fly world, a rod that can do […]
J Vise uses the phrase “The ultimate vise for a lifetime of tying”, and now I know why. This truly is a lifetime luxury tool for fly tying. A handmade tool that is just as much function as it is form. There are endless custom features and options. Jay is truly a craftsman and takes […]
Most people know Regal for their outstanding line of vises. Their sturdy and functional approach to vises has been translated into their innovative fly tying kit. This bag is designed around the four corners being zippers that allow a customizable foot print… from a four sided container to no-sides flat workspace and anything in between.
Fishpond is well known for their great line of vests and other fly fishing storage gear. Classic styling and a long list of features has made them a top choice for any angler, and their line of fly tying storage is no different. The Tomahawk fly tying is compact enough for the space consious traveling […]
Oasis Benches offers a full line of product that suite the needs of any fly tier. The Fly Factory and the Sparkle Spinner 16 can help you stay organized and make you a better tier.