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Best weight fly rod for bass
Fly Rods

What’s the Best Weight Fly Rod for Bass?

While the fly fishing traditionalists continue to fish exclusively for native, natural trout with only dry flies and bamboo rods, the modern fly fisherman has turned his high-tech gear and unprejudiced attention to new quarry: the freshwater bass. And if you’ve ever caught one, even with sacrilegious non-fly tackle, you […]

Orvis Boa Pivot Boots
Waders

Boa Pivot Wading Boots

My next pair of wading boots might have to be the ORVIS BOA System Pivot Wading Boot! I’ve been eyeing these for a while, and they’re high up on my (never ending) gear list. I love the idea of the Boa tightening system on these boots. Not like tying your […]

Best Waders for Cold Water
Waders

Best Waders for Cold Water

Fly fishermen are always dealing with the cold. Trout, salmon, steelhead, pike, and char are our favorite targets, and all these species live in cold water, usually in cold places. And while we may all prefer a warm spring or fall day, the fish don’t stop biting when winter comes […]

Best Spotting Scopes under 1000
Hunting

Best Spotting Scopes under $1000

Spotting scopes have many different uses, with the top three being wildlife viewing, hunting, and birding. However, there are so many scopes on the market today it can be difficult to find a high-quality, affordable scope. In my own search for the best spotting scopes under $1000, I discovered there […]

Fishing from a Driftboat
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In Love with Fishing from a Drift Boat

I love fishing from a drift boat, it’s one of my favorite ways to fly fish. Most of the rivers that I’ve drifted run only a couple hundred feet wide, at the most, with flows in the low-to-mid hundreds. The sort of water like the Colorado River in western Colorado and the lower Gunnison River.