Top Picks of the New Umpqua DreamStream Plus Tools

Introducing the all new Umpqua DreamStream Plus Tools Umpqua is getting into the fly tying tools game with their new DreamStream Plus Series. We've brought in the best of the series - a bobbin, a pick and hair stacker available in 2 sizes. The pick is the most exciting of the three. The stout short [...]

The Sectorization of the Backcountry

The Fishing Early Thursday we received our first shipment of Scott Sector fly rods. Later that afternoon I got a text saying "let's put the Sector to work!" and a screenshot of the weather for Friday. It was from Mike P. (our social media man and the guy responsible for the video above). The way [...]

Inside the Mind of a Bonehound

I don't care how far I have to go, I don't care how long I have to sit on a plane, I don't care how many arguments I have to go through at airports for them to let me bring my fly rods with my carry-on luggage. Respect! That's what I feel for these fish. [...]

South Florida Fishing Report December 2018

Here's what's going on in the waters of South Florida at the end of November, beginning of December 2018. In these reports our guides address the most current state of their specific fisheries and make short-term predictions based on their own historical experiences. Remember that there are many variables that can affect the fishing from [...]

Redington Grande Fly Reel Review

The new Redington Grande reel is Redington's best answer yet to the destructive forces of nature - mainly the salt and the power of the fish we need to stay connected to. The foundation of the equation is the fully machined aluminum frame and spool. This reel is going to hold up to time and [...]

Sage Igniter Fly Rod Review

It's a lineage engineered for a specific purpose. To be the ultra-fast instrument that fears no wind, adds a new gear to line speed, takes distance the extra mile, and cannot be overpowered. It started with the TCR which was revolutionary for its time. Then came the TCX, then the Method which gained a cult-like [...]

IFTD 2018 – Calm Before the Storm

IFTD 2018 had a slightly different feel to it than past years. Spacier is probably a good way to put it. It was a smaller, sleepier show missing a few big players. You have to believe this was the calm before what would be the storm when the show moves to Denver next year. That [...]

Five Tips To Feed More Tarpon

There's nothing like seeing a tarpon and successfully listening to what he's telling you to do with your fly in order for him to eat it. It's the greatest feeling in the world and the ensuing chaos is icing on the cake. Often easier said than done, but the good thing is, if you use [...]