For the past six months, I’ve been fishing with the new Orvis Hydros SL reel. It has become my favorite reel. I generally don’t overly invest in a reel, but it has been truly eye-opening to fish with it. A few reasons: A fully-sealed drag-clutch system. That means no maintenance, and if I have to
Just learned that the William J. Confluence Chest Pack, my favorite, is on sale at Amazon.com. 40% off. Link here. I’ve tried all sorts of packs and think this one is the best for me. My old post on that here. FYI.
I will not be able to fish this weekend, which is unfortunate if not downright heartbreaking… So, I figured I’d take this opportunity to expound a bit on some of my opinions on fly fishing gear. My idea for this post mainly has come about because I’m in the process of my biennial replacement of
A cheap way to catch more fish? I use this hook sharpener. It has made a big difference. I’m a big fan of George Daniel’s Dynamic Nymphing. It is viewed as the single most authoritative book on tightline (or Euro-style) nymphing, and he also covers in detail indicator nymphing. A great part of the book