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Fly Fishing Waders: A Simple Understanding

Fly Fishing Waders: A Simple Understanding

Written by: Joe Webster & Josh Thelin / Photo by: Josh Thelin Stockingfoot waders, bootfoot waders, wading pants, neoprene, GORE-TEX, Toray…Where do we begin? With so many options available in today's market, we are going to break down when you may want to choose one pair of fishing wader over...

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Top 5 Streamers for Brook Trout + Landlocked Salmon in the Spring

Top 5 Streamers for Brook Trout + Landlocked Salmon in the Spring

Here in Maine and many parts of New England, springtime means ice-out and smelt runs. In the early spring, smelt are spawning. Looking for tributaries and other feeder streams to complete their duty, trout and salmon will follow suit. Smelt can enter the river in many different ways, including getting tossed...

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EP vs. Steve Farrar vs. Squimpish Fibers

EP vs. Steve Farrar vs. Squimpish Fibers

Historically, fly tying materials consisted mostly of natural materials sourced from animals. With those resources dwindling and becoming harder to come by, a wider range of great options, and paired with the demand for fly tying materials seemingly increasing, synthetic fibers and other man made materials have become an integral part...

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Top 3 Budget Friendly Fly Rods for Trout and Landlocked Salmon

Top 3 Budget Friendly Fly Rods for Trout and Landlocked Salmon

Here in Maine, when targeting trout and landlocked salmon, a fly rod that can manage various type of techniques from dry flies to heavier, multiple nymph rigs is what most anglers are looking for, especially if they are going to only bring one rod fishing. A fly rod that can throw...

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Top 3 Budget Friendly Fly Rods for Striped Bass, Pike and Musky

Top 3 Budget Friendly Fly Rods for Striped Bass, Pike and Musky

(photo credit: Matt Sakakeeny/Casey Breeds) Echo Ion XL The ECHO Ion XL is sub $200 and can out fish a rod 3x the price. Available in 5-10wt, this fly rod is extremely durable and has a great feel in hand. We have put this rod to the test on trophy striped bass, pike,...

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