Author: Spencer Durrant

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The Best Fly Fishing Vest For the Money

For years, I tried to find a good alternative to the fishing vest. I went with sling packs, chest packs, hip packs – the whole gamut. Yet I keep coming back to the vest. For me, it’s the most comfortable, and the most convenient. If you’re in that same camp, […]

How to Size Wading Boots

The Best 6wt Fly Reel on Any Budget

There’s no shortage of fly reels on the market, so when you’re shopping for one, it’s hard to know where to start. For example, what should you look for if you’re trying to find the best 6wt fly reel? While this article is geared towards finding the best 6wt fly […]


How to Fly Fish With Two Flies

I’ve long been a fan of fishing multiple flies. A few of my buddies even started calling me “triple-threat” a while back, because I’d always fish three flies on our local waters here in Utah. While three flies might be a bit excessive for some anglers, I think it’s critically […]

Fly Rods

The Best 7wt Fly Rod for the Money

The 7wt rod doesn’t get near the love it deserves. Sandwiched between the all-purpose trout rod that is the 6wt, and the big-fish stick 8wt, the 7wt seems a bit out of place. Unless, of course, you know what you’re looking for in a 7wt. I have an old pre-IM6 […]