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Fly Fishing Gear Reviews

I wouldn’t call myself a gear junkie, but I do like using quality gear.

Frustrated by mostly superficial sales-oriented reviews of products I was interested in, I began doing in depth and long term reviews of the products I’m using - or wanted to test and know more about.

I spend much time researching and testing fishing gear and fly tying materials, and share my findings to assist others with making suitable purchases.

My approach is to test a product against objective criteria.

As aesthetic appeal is often personal, I mostly try to state my preferences and biases.

My reviews are completely independent, I am not sponsored by any manufacturer, distributor or agent.

See reviews :

+   TFO BVK fly rod review - Intro

+   TFO BVK fly rod review - 5 wt

+   TFO BVK fly rod review - 7wt

+   TFO BVK fly rod review - 8wt & 9wt

+   Loomis NRX fly rod review - 9wt

+   Fishing the Loomis NRX fly rod - 9wt

+   Choosing a fly reel for a 9wt fly rod

+   Stonfo Kaiman vise review

+   Stonfo Elite fly tying tools review

+   Riverworks X-series wading boot review

+   Scott Radian 5 wt fly rod review

+   Airflo Tracker and Dash fly lines review

+   Sage X-597 fly rod review

+   Sage Trout Spey HD 4113-4 4wt rod review

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