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Fly Fishing Gear Reviews

Nomad guide net

Fishpond Nomad Guide Net / Review and Rugged Test

Why Review a Net? The net is one piece of equipment that is often overlooked by anglers.  Nets can be cumbersome, difficult to manage and even forgotten on the side of the river or on a rented boat.  They can be easily damaged when dropped, stepped on or even sat on.  Often, anglers will have two …

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Korkers Whitehorse

Fly Fishing Wading Boot Review | Korkers Whitehorse

Korkers has evolved dramatically in the past few years.  Their concept of replaceable soles was tempting, but they needed a tool to remove and re-set their soles, and it took significant work to make them seat properly into the boots.  Those days are gone, and the Whitehorse is a feature-laden boot worth reconsidering. At $169, …

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Fishpond Yampa Guide Lumbar Pack | Flyfishing Pack Review

The new Fishpond Lumbar Pack made from lightweight material with enough room for all the flies and accessories to keep you on the water all day The Fishpond Yampa Guide Lumbar Pack, made from lightweight recycled material, is the ultimate pack to carry all the gear you need on the water. It is complete with …

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Guide Review of Fishpond Wasatch Tech Pack | Ultimate Fly Fishing Vest

The Fishpond Wasatch Tech Pack is made right here in Colorado and is truly worthy of the Rocky Mountains The pack has ample pockets as well as a built in backpack makes one wonder if one should grab a tent and sleeping bag along with a rod and reel! This fly fishing vest is surprisingly light-weight …

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Redington CT Fly Rod Review

You Don’t Have To Be A Veteran To Love A Classic Fly Rod. The Redington Classic Trout fits like a glove.  Its medium action is great for fly fishermen in high alpine waters throughout Colorado. I am a lifelong fisherman, but I am new to working as a fly fishing guide.  And, I know—firsthand—how intimidating …

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Trout Hunter 5.5x half sizes

Trout Hunter Tippet Review | Strongest Tippet for Fly Fishing

Trout Hunter tippet, based in Montana, is one of the strongest tippets in both fluorocarbon and nylon monofilament on the market today. As a fly fishing guide in Vail, Colorado, we use spool after spool of this stuff.  Sometimes 6x is a little too light and 5x is a little heavy, so Trout Hunter has accommodated …

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Loon Outdoors – Stanley’s Ice Off Paste

Stanley’s Ice Off Paste – A Must for Winter Fishing in Colorado Treat your Rod, Guides and Fly Line with Ice Off Paste for longer winter days on The Eagle, Colorado, Blue, Yampa and Roaring Fork Rivers People are starting to realize that if you want to fish in absolute solitude over hungry fish with …

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13116-Tie Flying-Natures Spirit

Nature’s Spirit Material review by Bob Streb

Got some Spirit? Winter fly tying for Colorado Rivers Yeah I should be christmas shopping for Kit and the lad but they don’t need anything from the “Tie Flying” material shop. Boxes of goodies have been strewn about with new materials and I just couldn’t stroll by this again. Natures Spirit has some cool stuff …

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Abel hemostat pliers

Abel Hybrid Hemostat

Abel’s new Hybrid Hemostat has broken the mold on traditional clamps These USA made hemostats are the greatest thing since sliced bread and come with a lifetime warranty. I’ve been waiting patiently for Abel to ship their new hemostats our way and immediately got my hands on a pair to beat the rush. After using …

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