Gear

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

Can your Waders Kill You?

  • By: Paul Guernsey
  • and Buzz Bryson

And, are nail knots good for saltwater?

Cast from the Past

"I saw myself through the eyes of these Nepalese fishermen who were out to catch their dinner. How unbelievable must be the first sight of an American fly-fisherman in his hat, vest and waders, always waving back and forth a rod that animates and directs a fluorescent line. From the land of Rambo comes

Trico Tricks

  • By: Chad Mason

Seven tips to beat summer's hottest hatch

Cutthroats in Paradise

  • By: Ed Carroll

Floating the Middle Fork of Idaho's Salmon River

Reminder: FR&R 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 2007 FR&R Readers' Choice Award. The award is open to any item or piece of gear used while fly-fishing--vises, scissors, rods,

Bass in the Burbs

  • By: Chad Mason

How to find largemouths in your backyard

A Driftboat Roundup

  • By: Buzz Bryson

and Sage's new VT2 rods

2006 William Joseph Gear Sweepstakes Winners

In February we drew the names of the winners of $900 worth of William Joseph gear and apparel. The two lucky anglers are Mark Straughn (top) of Yorkville, Illinois; and Lee Chertavian of Wayland, Massachusetts. Both men are avid anglers and will definitely put this gear to use. Among the items they won