Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Earlier this year year, I had the opportunity to work part-time at the Orvis Flyshop in Charlottesville Virginia. While there, I tested their complete line of fly rods. After doing so, I concluded that the Orvis ten foot Recon rods may be the most under-appreciated rods on the market today. For […]
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Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn This year, Yellowstone National Park has banned the use of felt soled wading boots. I understand this change. Many fishermen move from one watershed to another during a day of fishing in the park, not allowing time for the drying of felts. As I planned to fish the park this summer, […]
Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn In the past few years, Euro nymphing, or tight-line nymphing, has become all the rage. It has been hailed as a new, and very effective way to fish for trout. But I beg to differ. Effective it is, new it is not! In the Beginning English angler, G.E.M. Skues, began the development […]
Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Like so many things in life, the ideal fly rod length has evolved not in a straight line, but rather, in a full circle. Today, the standard, or most commonly manufactured trout rod, is nine feet in length. Most manufacturers offer shorter rods for fishing small streams, and a few are beginning […]