"Most anglers are better served by lightweight, packable wading jackets."
Fresh for the Salt
"The truth is, many patterns entice multiple species and some jump a divide between freshwater or saltwater connotation to become a special breed of so-called crossover flies."
More jackets tested by our gear guru, Ted Leeson. Bonus content from our Summer 2010 issue...
Great Bay Rod Company builds quality, value-priced fly rods in Rochester, New Hampshire. "I’ve been building rods for more than 20 years. In 2004 I decided to throw caution to the wind and to leave high-tech and to launch Great Bay Rod Company," says David Gibson, company president.
"These rods epitomize the company’s three decades of accumulated experience in building premium fly rods. Sage has incorporated three new technologies in the Xi3 rods. First, the rods have improved torque and torsional resistance"
"I had a chance to field-test this jacket for a few days, and it functioned remarkably well, sealing out water during the brief immersions that are often part of a day’s fishing."
Gadgets, accessories and other must-have items of angling convenience.
New shades offer unmatched optical clarity and crisp vision with precision ground lens surfaces meeting a 1/2000 of a millimeter standard.
Bonus reporting from our March 2010 Field Test column.
From 1929 to today, Winston has based its business on designing and building quality fly rods for specific angling situations.