Category Archives: Industry

Fly Rod & Reel: End of a Magazine Era

I headed Fly Rod & Reel magazine for about seven years, until 12 days ago when I got the dreaded, but somewhat expected, death sentence. That sentence arrived with a phone call from the owner of Down East Publications who … Continue reading

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The Pacific Northwest’s Most Overlooked Fish

Sea-run cutthroat are mostly overlooked by anglers headed to the coast with the goal of catching steelhead or salmon. And those who ignore them are missing out; sea-runs are beautiful, hard fighting, and they can grow to five pounds. You … Continue reading

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Review: Yeti Rambler Lowball Drink Cups

I’m not one to let a drink sit long, and rarely will a Tonic get warm when I’m on the watch, but these new Yeti Rambler Lowball cups are pretty sweat. I tried them out over the weekend on Montana’s … Continue reading

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Fly Rod & Reel Spring Issue Available Now

Just wrapped up the spring issue and it will be hitting the newsstands soon. I think you’ll find it well worth reading with lots of solid technical information along with numerous fun reads, including the second installment of our essay … Continue reading

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Fly Rod & Reel Winter Issue

It’s that time again. I’ve just finished up Fly Rod & Reel’s winter issue and it will be hitting newsstands soon. You’ll find some good holiday reading in this one, including our selection for Angler of They Year. In addition, … Continue reading

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Image(s) of The Week

Spent some time in eastern Idaho this past summer as part of a Patagonia press junket that explained the merits of its new waders (more on that soon), and the advantages of tenkara rods for some situations. Also got out … Continue reading

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Happy April 1

Why not have a laugh on April Fool’s Day, courtesy of Yeti. But seriously, I could use one of these.

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Redington to Launch Web-Based Fly-Fishing Video Series

Just got a heads-up from Redington detailing their newest video project, a six-part online film series called, Find Your Water. Based on the trailer (see below) and the locations where the various segments were shot—from the Olympic Peninsula to Florida … Continue reading

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Fall Issue of Fly Rod & Reel

Just wrapped up the fall issue and it’s hitting newsstands now. I think we put together another great read with the most varied mix of content in the fly-fishing genre. This issue features our Angler of The Year choice, which … Continue reading

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Anglers Banned From British Columbia’s Skeena River

The news isn’t good out of British Columbia as a recent court ruling gave the Gitxsan Treaty Society the ability to do whatever they want with pieces of land along the Skeena River, which is one of the best places … Continue reading

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