Gear

2008 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 2008 FR&R Readers' Choice Award. The award is open to any item or piece of gear used while fly-fishing--vises, scissors,

Secrets of the Guides

Two dozen ways to fish better this summer

$15,000 Fly Rod

Here's your chance to own a piece of history

Cortland Dyna-Tip LInes

  • By: Paul Guernsey
  • and Buzz Bryson

Plus, A convenient strike indicator and a beefed-up saltwater line

'08 Readers' Choice Award

Let your voice be heard: We're currently accepting nominations for the 2008 FR&R Readers' Choice Award. If you have used a piece of gear that rises above the rest, we want to hear about it. The field is open to anything: rods, waders, reels, tippets, boats, boots--you name it. You can submit nominations

Hardy Marksman Rods

  • By: Paul Guernsey
  • and Buzz Bryson

Plus, Scott's X2S saltwater rod, and a waterproof fly box

Is Your Fly Rod Too Fast?

  • By: Buzz Bryson
  • and Paul Guernsey

Plus, avoiding tailing loops, and an angler's fear of failure

Making the Speed Cast

  • By: Buzz Bryson

Plus, why buy a rotary vise?

The 2007 Kudo Awards

Once again, it's the time of year when the staff of FR&R gets together with some of the magazine's closest friends in order to choose those pieces of gear that deserve to be recognized with a Kudo Award for outstanding fly tackle. Selections for the 2007 Kudos were made by a panel of angling experts

From Bamboo To Boron

New rods from Winston, Orvis and High Sierra; L.L. Bean's gearbag; and more