Gear

Can your Waders Kill You?

  • By: Paul Guernsey
  • and Buzz Bryson

And, are nail knots good for saltwater?

Cast from the Past

"I saw myself through the eyes of these Nepalese fishermen who were out to catch their dinner. How unbelievable must be the first sight of an American fly-fisherman in his hat, vest and waders, always waving back and forth a rod that animates and directs a fluorescent line. From the land of Rambo comes

Trico Tricks

  • By: Chad Mason

Seven tips to beat summer's hottest hatch

Cutthroats in Paradise

  • By: Ed Carroll

Floating the Middle Fork of Idaho's Salmon River

Reminder: FR&R Readers' Choice Award

Let your voice be heard! Do you have a favorite piece of gear remarkable for its quality, performance or longevity? Well, let us know. We are currently taking nominations for the 2007 FR&R Readers' Choice Award. The award is open to any item or piece of gear used while fly-fishing--vises, scissors, rods,

Bass in the Burbs

  • By: Chad Mason

How to find largemouths in your backyard

A Driftboat Roundup

  • By: Buzz Bryson

and Sage's new VT2 rods

2006 William Joseph Gear Sweepstakes Winners

In February we drew the names of the winners of $900 worth of William Joseph gear and apparel. The two lucky anglers are Mark Straughn (top) of Yorkville, Illinois; and Lee Chertavian of Wayland, Massachusetts. Both men are avid anglers and will definitely put this gear to use. Among the items they won

Old School: New School: Waders

You don't have to look back far to see how much waders have changed over the years. Heck, 20 years ago neoprene waders--those steamy saunas for your legs and nether regions--were considered state of the art; now they just seem barbaric. These days things are far more civilized. An angler now has the

Through a Glass Darkly

A good pair of polarizing glasses may well be your most important piece of fishing gear