InTouch Rio Gold Freshwater Fly Line

RIO InTouch Gold Freshwater

A fly fishing instructor of mine once taught that one of the most overlooked pieces of equipment in a fisherman’s arsenal was his line.  I still remember watching him spend at least 10 minutes of our 1 hour dry-land casting Continue reading

Okuma Helios Fly Reel

Moving from the Rocky Mountains to the Cascades requires a major change in fishing equipment.  I grew up thinking “the big one” was a 21″ rainbow trout caught in Fish Lake, Utah.  Now I’m fishing for salmon and steelhead that Continue reading

Guideline Cabo Polarized Sunglasses

Guideline Cabo Sure Shot Amber Polarized Sunglasses

Looking for our giveaway of these glasses? Check it out here. I’m a cheapo sunglass buyer.  I go to the big blue -Mart store and buy whichever pair is cheapest that doesn’t look atrocious and doesn’t bother my eyes or Continue reading

C&F Design Small 12-Row Ultra-Lite Fly Box with Flip Page

  Ben asked me to review the C&F Design Small 12-Row Ultra-lite Fly box with Flip Page during our Gunnison trip.  He tossed it to me and I thought it was either fake, or a disposable case, because it was Continue reading

Fish Pimp Floatants

Fish Pimp Fly Sauce Floatant

“Every nymph needs a pimp”.  And every dry fly fisherman needs floatant!  Fish Pimp is a Boise, Idaho company that specializes in floatant, strike indicators, and line dressings.  They were kind enough to give us some samples of their Fly Continue reading

Korkers Redside Wading Boots

Korkers Redside wading boot

Out with the old… The last pair of wading boots I actually purchased when I started fly fishing.  I was in college and on a tight budget, there was a sale at the western wear store in town, and $30 Continue reading