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  1. Colorado Fly Fishing: Where To Fish In Colorado

    Colorado Fly Fishing: Where To Fish In Colorado

    The Centennial State offers up legendary fly fishing for trout fanatics, with seemingly endless amounts of public water to explore. Floatable freestone rivers, fabled tailwaters, high-alpine creeks, and stillwater to boot – Colorado has something to please any angler’s palette. To list every productive blue line in Colorado would take an entire book, but here we examine a handful of our favorite fisheries to help you prepare for an adventure out west.

  2. Best Small Stream Fly Rods of 2024

    Best Small Stream Fly Rods of 2024

    Fishing small streams is one of the absolute joys of angling. Often characterized by surface-oriented fish and easy wading, a day spent on small water is made even better with a specialized small-water fly rod. Luckily, there are lots of great options for small stream fly rods, each with unique strengths and weaknesses. Keep reading to learn about our favorite small stream fly rods of 2024, and decide which one is the best for your creeking adventures!

  3. Galvan Euro Nymph (GEN) Fly Reel Review

    Galvan Euro Nymph (GEN) Fly Reel Review

    Galvan is known for producing quality USA-made reels that can stand up to abuse for years. The Galvan Euro Nymph (GEN) fly reel fully encompasses this ethos as a high-performance Euro Nymphing reel with some clever design features. Although it comes with a hefty price tag, tight-line practitioners will appreciate the GEN’s solid build quality and nymphing-specific features. Read on to learn more about the Galvan Euro Nymph fly reel in our full review.

  4. Ross Cimarron Fly Reel Review

    Ross Cimarron Fly Reel Review

    Ross Reels has brought back the Cimarron fly reel, a USA-made freshwater reel that features some nice technology upgrades with classic Ross aesthetics. The new Cimarron is the most budget-friendly reel in Ross’ lineup, which will undoubtedly grow their customer base in these times of ever-increasing prices. While this new reel isn’t the highest-performing trout reel in any one category, it scores solidly in many aspects. Because we pride ourselves on giving unbiased reviews, we’ll also discuss the things we didn’t love about the new Cimarron. Keep reading to learn more about this resurrected trout reel from Ross.

  5. Best 8wt Fly Rods of 2024

    Best 8wt Fly Rods of 2024

    The 8 weight fly rod is an essential tool for nearly every fly angler. Whether targeting Bonefish, Steelhead, Bass, or Pike, its versatility is unrivaled. Fortunately, there are many excellent 8 weight rods available today, with features that suit any angling pursuit. Today, we’ll take a look at several of the very best 8 weights of 2024, to help you pick the right tool for your fishing.

  6. The 10 Best Flies For Early Season Trout

    The 10 Best Flies For Early Season Trout

    Trout fishing in the early season can be extremely productive with the right flies. In many regions, the spring offers unpressured trout, plus an opportunity to fish bigger flies than we might fish later in the year. Today we’ll share our top 10 favorite flies for early season trout fishing, and what makes them so effective.

  7. Best Euro Nymphing Fly Rods of 2024

    Best Euro Nymphing Fly Rods of 2024

    Regardless of how you feel about it, there’s no denying that European-style nymphing is an extremely effective technique for catching trout. Popularized by competition anglers across the globe, Euro nymphing has now become a widely utilized method for catching more, and larger trout than traditional nymphing techniques.

  8. Sage Trout Fly Reel Review

    Sage Trout Fly Reel Review

    The latest iteration of the Sage Trout fly reel is here, featuring a blend of classic aesthetics and modern technology. Like its predecessor, the new Sage Trout is a full-cage reel that balances out longer Trout Spey or Euro rods nicely, while offering decent performance across the board. We thoroughly inspected the Sage Trout, identifying the pros and cons to help you decide if it’s the right reel for you. Keep reading to learn more about this updated freshwater reel from Sage.

  9. Redington Zero Fly Reel Review

    Redington Zero Fly Reel Review

    Redington has long been known to produce functional products for a reasonable price, and the Redington Zero fly reel certainly lives up to that philosophy. The Zero is a featherweight click-and-pawl reel that gives anglers a great budget option in today’s market. Although it may not be the highest-performing freshwater reel in some categories, the Zero will please many creek junkies and weight-conscious backcountry anglers alike. Read on to learn more about this cool trout reel from Redington.

  10. Best Steelhead Fly Rods of 2024

    Best Steelhead Fly Rods of 2024

    Whether you’re swinging large western rivers for fresh, powerful Steelhead, or probing smaller streams in pursuit of anadromous beauties, fly fishing for Steelhead requires specialized rods for the job. Today, we’ll take a look at several of the best Steelhead rods of 2024, to help you pick the right tool for your fishing.

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