March 2008: Bauer's Rogue Reel, new tying vises and material
G3 Guide Convertible Waders One of the smartest models in Simms' revamped line of waders is the G3 Guide Convertible, which is equally functional in both waist-high and chest-high configurations. Most waders of this type give priority to chest-high mode, with waist-high use an inconvenient afterthought that involves re-wiring your suspenders, fussing with your belt and fighting folds of excess fabric.
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.
Orvis Helios rod, SA's new line and much more were introduced in late 2007 for the 2008 fishing season.
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...
What to bring and what to leave; circle hooks and more
- By: Paul Guernsey
- and Buzz Bryson
The Scoop On Loops Casting loops, loop-to-loop connections-and getting fish on the reel
We're pleased to announce that Kirk Hall of Evanston, Wyoming, is the winner of the 2007 Fly-Fishing Film Festival
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.
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.