Honestly, I didn’t know what to expect from the Snowbee Classic 7ft, 3/4 weight – a rod made by a company I’ve never heard of, who can’t decide which line they want to throw, and is the most affordable offer in the Snowbee range. Nonetheless, I made plans to baptize him in the Appalachian streams. …

Fly fishing is often considered an art and a sport. From the moment Brad Pitt cast a line over the Gallatin River in the film version of Norman McLain’s famous A River Runs Through It, fly fishing has been compared to dancing on the water. But it can also be frustrating, confusing, confusing, and just …

You can’t say we didn’t come well armed: in our single scull in the Bahamas my buddy and I had five fly fishing rods. The rods came from three different manufacturers, in sizes designed to handle any fish, from young bonefish to 120-pound tarpon. They were all top of the line sticks, and most had …

After a brief absence in 2020, the Orlando Convention Center was once again filled with new, exciting and innovative rods, reels, baits and gadgets at the world’s largest fishing show. I had the chance to walk the aisles of ICAST 2021 and see some of the new fishing gear that will hit the market this …

Blue Ribbon Trout Streams cut through the Montana landscape and attract hundreds of thousands of anglers to the area each year. But learning to fly fishing takes time and money. This can keep newcomers to the sport on the shore rather than knee deep in one of those Blue Ribbon trout streams. Truth be told, …

The new H3D Blackout rods, the latest evolution in the Orvis Helios 3 family of fly rods, are tools specially designed to meet three specific and common fishing needs identified by Orvis and his team of field testers. The design of one of these new rods, the 5-weight 9’5 “model, was prompted by feedback from …

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I live in one of the richest states for trout. Idaho is teeming with blue waters and fly fishermen descend there every spring. I like targeting the trout as much as the next one, but I can only dodge the drift boats and outrun the wading fishermen for so long. That’s why I like small …

Many small streams in western Missouri are home to a surprising variety of fish. Micro-fishing with a fly rod is one way to catch them, whether it’s an interesting species of minnow or bluegill or fiery bass. The Missouri Department of Conservation will be offering a free virtual micro-fishing course from 8:30 a.m. to 10 …

You cannot fish without a rod. Okay, technically you can fish underwater, cast a net, or even tie a string and bait to your finger like Huck Finn. But we love to shoot trout, bass, salmon and more with the proper rod and fishing gear. The right rod will allow you to present your fly …