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Choosing the perfect fly rod can be harder than you think. Ask any fly fisherman in the Smoky Mountains what the best fly rod is, and it’s unclear how many different answers you’ll get. There are several factors you need to consider when choosing a fly rod, not to mention trying to figure out what …

With much of the country still well in the midst of what is starting to look like an interminable winter, cabin fever has sent many of us down the creek on days that would typically keep us indoors in warmth and comfort. of the House. Fishing on those freezing days can be frustrating at times. …

Scott’s new flagship one-handed fly rod, the Radian, makes its official debut at this year’s IFTD show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Even before reaching the hands of the general public, Scott’s new series of rods has won over many anglers. Scott describes the Radian as a fly rod where “speed meets feel,” and it seems …

Sage today announced six new fly rod models. Four of these expansions mark existing rod series, while the other two rods introduced are new specialty rods developed by Sage. All new additions are now available online and through physical retailers, with the exception of spey additions to the ONE series, which will be available on …

Leading up to this year’s IFTD (International Fly Tackle Dealers show) in Reno, Nevada, Sage has announced several new rod series. These new rods and reels are in addition to other new products recently announced by Sage, including its new CIRCA slow action fly rods. These new rod series, the Sage ONE Elite, Response and …

Peter Chen/The Postal StandardDave LeClair of Elbridge makes and restores bamboo fly fishing rods. He estimates that it takes him about 50 hours to make one and he sells them for up to $1,400. However, he says it is not beyond the skill of a beginner to make a good, relatively inexpensive rod out of …

Fly fishing for carp? For many anglers, the first answer might be “Why?” For cold-water anglers, the carp has long been the subject of petty jokes, a species more likely to be pursued with a bow and arrow than a pearl-headed nymph. But the fly fishing mindset towards Cyprinus carpio is changing. Will Rice, a …