Rods

Creative Solutions

  • By: Tom Keer
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From 1929 to today, Winston has based its business on designing and building quality fly rods for specific angling situations.

New Gear

The Bauer Rogue is a useful and intelligent design from a company already notable for high quality large arbor reels

March 2008: Bauer's Rogue Reel, new tying vises and material

The 2008 Kudo Awards

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Once again, it's the time of year when the staff of FR&R gets together with some of the magazine's contributors to select those pieces of gear that deserve to be recognized with a Kudo Award...

Putting It All Together

  • By: Buzz Bryson
  • and Paul Guernsey

Assembling a rod; what is 'modulus' anyway; and booting up

$15,000 Fly Rod

Here's your chance to own a piece of history

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

A Pile of New Rods

  • By: Ted Leeson
  • , Jim Reilly
  • and Buzz Bryson

Plus, RIO's Nymph Line, Hollander's reel & two intriguing gadgets

Hot Topics

  • By: Buzz Bryson
  • and Paul Guernsey

Heat damage; The high cost of fishing gear; Getting kids started

St. Croix Rods

Value and performance with a "Made in the USA" label

A Look Back at Anglers of the Years

1985 Art Flick It is no small wonder why FR&R (just R&R back then) chose Art Flick as the very first Angler of the Year. Few anglers before or since have influenced fly-fishing as much as Art Flick. He is best known for two monumental books that marked the advent of a new period of American fly-fishing.