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Anglers love their gear! And… despite the tendency to go a bit overkill in some instances, new technology is one of the gifts that can make our time on the water more rewarding. You dont need a $1000 rod to catch a trout, but if you love the sport and have the means–upgrading your fly fishing gear can be an absolute pleasure!

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Fly Fishing Rods
Fly Fishing Reels
Fishing Waders

Fly Fishing Boots
Packs & Vests
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Best Inflatable Pontoon Boats | Buyer’s Guide (2022)

Classic Accessories Colorado Pontoon Boat

Something for the Long Haul A pontoon boat can provide the committed angler with a watercraft that is extremely sturdy, dependable, and able to withstand tougher water conditions than your standard kayak or stand-up paddleboard. Here at Anchor Fly, I’ve reviewed a lot of different boats to fish from, but pontoon boats stand out from …

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Best 4 wt fly Reels | Buyer’s Guide (2022)

Hardy Ultralite MTX Fly Reel

A Matter of Function and Taste Nymphing (euro and otherwise) has continued to grow in popularity for fly fishers worldwide in the past decades, and for good reason.  Simply put, it’s deadly effective and can better your chances at an encounter with a fish when other methods aren’t working.  This review is about 4wt fly …

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Moonshine Rod Co. Fly Rod Reviews (2022)

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Shining Brightly Chances are you’ve heard of Moonshine Rod Co. They have an impressive social media presence, and I frequently see their home page in my ‘suggested’ section on more than one social media platform. There’s a lot of positive press around these rods, this company, and its business practices, and in this review, I’m …

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Frogg Toggs Waders Review | Buyer’s Guide (2022)

Old Reliable! Frogg Togg waders are the most reliable waders out there for the money, period! This company has done a better job than any to make a quality product that is affordable. I’ve worn plenty of different waders during my fly fishing endeavors, and I’m hard on them. Typically I’m the first one through …

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Best Fly Fishing Books, Our Top 12 Reviewed (2022)

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The snow and sleet is usually signal that it’s time to sit down at the vise and prepare boxes for the spring, patiently waiting for opening day and the trout that come with it. Personally, I will still occasionally return to the waters that are permitted for winter fishing, but I too use the winter …

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Tenkara Fishing For Beginners & Best Tenkara Rods (Buyer’s Guide, 2022)

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Fishing From Empty Sky It is my job to stay abreast of what’s current and interesting in the fly fishing world, and tenkara is gaining popularity, nationally and around the world. This simplistic and unique method of fishing has spread far past its country of origin (Japan) with the help of Daniel Ghalardo, the founder …

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Best Women’s Waders | Buyer’s Guide (2022)

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Finding a pair of waders in your budget that fit correctly, function correctly, and most importantly, last longer than one season, can be a frustrating and challenging endeavor for all of us. The women I’ve fished and camped with, however, have expressed particular difficulty in finding a pair of waders that are equal parts comfortable …

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