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If you are like us, you always have your sight set on the rod you want next. Whether you purchased your current rod as a budget rod, or you have varied your technique over the years an upgrade is likely on the horizon.

If you are here to purchase your first rod, congratulations–our best fly fishing starter kits article is a great place to start!

Because fly fishing is so versatile there is quite a bit that goes into choosing a new fly rod, but don’t let that stop you. By knowing what species of fish you want to target and doing a little bit of research you can be confident in selecting the best rod for you.

Whether you are a beginner, euro-nymphing, or looking for a finesse dry fly rod–our fly rod reviews have you covered it!

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Best Euro Nymphing Fly Rods (2022, Buyer’s Guide)

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Nymphtastic! Euro nymphing has taken off in the last five years. From competitive anglers to your average hobbyist, people left and right are picking up this technique, and with it, specially-designed euro nymphing rods. There’s a good reason it’s caught on like it has, perhaps the best reason for something existing at all: it catches …

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Best Salmon Fly Rods | Buyer’s Guide (2022)

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A Tool to Tame Bigger Beasts Roughly 155 miles from my home waters in Central PA is Lake Erie. I have friends and family that return there every year, like clockwork, in search of salmon. In today’s review, I will be looking at the best fly rods for salmon and breaking down the characteristics that …

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Best 5 Weight Fly Rods | Buyer’s Guide (2022)

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Versatility is King 5 weight fly rods are generally agreed upon to be a balanced and introductory weight for the novice, as well as an effective choice for any and all species of trout. The “standard” fly rod if there is such a thing. However, I think the 5wt rod is sometimes forgotten as we …

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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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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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The TFO BVK Fly Rod | A Guide’s Review

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Our TFO BVK fly rod review below will walk you through the pros and cons of this very popular and proven rod. If you are looking for a powerful yet incredibly versatile rod at a price that won’t put a strain on your wallet or (given our current situation) electronic currency of your choice, you …

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