The 13 Best Fly Reels in 2023 – Buyers Guide

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We spoke with a number of fishing guides, read countless online reviews and even picked up a couple of reels for some in-depth reviews a little further down the track. Here are the top picks for the best fly reels available today.

Sage Trout Reel Review in 2023 – Fly Reels

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From the beginning to end Sage built this reel to cover all the angles and left no stone unturned when it comes to the thought process and design of the Sage TROUT series. It’s a big deal!

Redington Behemoth Review in 2023 – Fly Reels

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You used to have to shell out hundreds of dollars for a fly reel with a super powerful drag system. In this review, we’ll show you the Behemoth’s features and reasons why you should not ignore this wonderful reel.

Best 5 Weight Fly Rods of 2023

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In this post we give you our review of the best 5 weight fly rod. We cover every details that you need so you can pick the best one for you.

Redington Path Review in 2023 – Fly Rods

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In this Redington Path Review we run through one of the most affordable fast action rods on the market. We will provide you with a step-by-step guide on everything you need to know about the Redington Path II combo.

Sage ESN Review in 2023 – Fly Rods

Sage ESN Review

The new Sage ESN fly rod is an excellent choice for any tight line nymphing angler. In this Sage ESN review we look at their euro nymphing rod – sensitivity, accuracy, the latest technology, and more.

Rio Gold Review in 2023 – Fly Lines


In this Rio Gold Fly Line review, we present you an excellent general-purpose line. We’ll take a closer look on the pros and cons of the Rio Gold Fly line. Read on to know more.

Best 8 Weight Fly Rods of 2023

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Choosing the best 8 weight fly rod can be challenging. But this guide will help you select the best one for you as we feature 10 of the best 8 weight fly rod currently on the market.

Sage Accel Review in 2023 – Fly Rods

sage accel review

The Sage Accel hit fly shops back in 2014 when Sage released it to replace the earlier VXP rod. In this Sage Accel review, we’ll cover the rod’s features and how it performs.

Orvis Clearwater Review in 2023 – Fly Rods

orvis clearwater review

In this Orvis Clearwater Review we test the performance of the signature entry-level series from Orvis to determine if it is the best beginner / backup rod. We also have a review of the Orvis Helios 3 if you’re looking for a more premium fly rod.

Redington Zero Review in 2023 – Fly Reels

redington zero review

In this Redington zero review we put this new click-and-pawl drag system to the test. It is one of the lightest fly fishing reels on the market. Read on to know more about the features of the Redington Zero,

Redington Hydrogen Review in 2023 – Fly Rods

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A full and updated review of Hydrogen fly rod from Redington. This fly rod is one of the best and one of the lightest rod on its class. Read on to know and find out if the Redington Hydrogen lives up to its reputation!

Redington Butter Stick Review in 2023 – Fly Rods

Redington Butter Stick Review

If you enjoy the retro lifestyle and the feeling that all your fish are big then the the butter Stick is for you. In this review, we will look at the Butter Stick rod with its retro-appearance and the skill levels required to effectively cast the Butter Stick.

TFO Fly Rods Complete Lineup Reviewed in 2023

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If you’re looking for a fantastic rod at an affordable price, you won’t go wrong with any of TFO fly rods. In this TFO Fly Rods Reviews we give you the complete Fly Fishing Series from TFO.

Best 6 Weight Fly Rods of 2023

best 6 weight fly rods

What’s the most important factor when choosing the best 6 weight fly rod? We give you our complete in-depth guide and list of the best 6 weight fly rod!

Orvis Recon Review in 2023 – Fly Rods

orvis recon review

Orvis is one of the biggest names in fly fishing rod. They make some of the finest fly fishing gear on the market. In this Orvis Recon review we’ll take a closer look at every aspect of this rod and how it compares to other popular rods.