Gear

More on Fleece

More on Fleece Thanks to Buzz Bryson ["Ask FR&R," Jan/Feb '08] for explaining why fleece is so valuable in increasing enjoyment in our outdoor experiences. He triggered some further thoughts on this topic. There is a larger environmental concern here about use of plastics in our sport, in general.

New for Early 2008

Orvis Helios

Orvis Helios rod, SA's new line and much more were introduced in late 2007 for the 2008 fishing season.

The 2008 Kudo Awards

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Once again, it's the time of year when the staff of FR&R gets together with some of the magazine's contributors to select those pieces of gear that deserve to be recognized with a Kudo Award...

How much gear is too much?

  • By: Buzz Bryson
Although it      s tempting to pack your vest with every conceivable piece of gear  moderation is the key to an organized and li

What to bring and what to leave; circle hooks and more

Ask FR&R

  • By: Paul Guernsey
  • and Buzz Bryson
How to tie the nail less nail knot

The Scoop On Loops Casting loops, loop-to-loop connections-and getting fish on the reel

Short Casts

FR amp R Fly Fishing Film Tour

We're pleased to announce that Kirk Hall of Evanston, Wyoming, is the winner of the 2007 Fly-Fishing Film Festival

A Fisherman's Guide to Maine

A Fisherman's Guide to Maine

Many fly-fishing trips or at least the most memorable involve planes, trains and automobiles. The books that make the travel time move faster are found here.

This is the only place we hope you see March Brown Waters and Take Out Undies together

  • By: Jim Reilly

There's a lot of water in Maine, and sometimes the only way to get to them is to walk far. On my recent hike through Maine's 100-Mile Wilderness I brought with me March Brown's 7-piece, 7-foot rod.

Letters

Generation Gap Our 'Generation Gap' essays in June provoked discussion concerning whether an angler could or should be judged by his age, his equipment, clothes--or lack thereof-- or choice of beverage. To add your comments, visit flyrodreel.com . Regarding the "Does Fly-Fishing Have a Generation Gap?"

Putting It All Together

  • By: Paul Guernsey
  • and Buzz Bryson

Assembling a rod; what is 'modulus' anyway; and booting up