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redington hydrogen fly rod review

Redington Hydrogen Fly Rod Review

What better way to review the lightest fly fishing rod in its class than to take it backpacking? The Redington Hydrogen fly rod is that fly fishing rod. At just 2.5 ounces, the 9-foot, 5-weight version is crazy...
sjk daybreak 6 tent review

Slumberjack SJK Daybreak 6 Tent Review

Finding a large, lightweight, and affordable family tent is tough, but the Slumberjack Daybreak 6 hits the sweet spot. It boasts a simple and effective two-part design: The main body of the tent is all mesh wit...
slumberjack sojourn sleeping bag

Slumberjack Sojourn 20 Sleeping Bag Review

My first impression of the Slumberjack Sojourn 20 down sleeping bag was pretty straightforward: Wow. For an entry-level down sleeping bag, the Sojourn 20 is packed with features and boasts a surprisingly versat...
best backpacking tent money 2016

7 Best Backpacking Tents for the Money 2016

In our guide to the best backpacking tents for the money in 2016 and beyond, we will help you get the most bang for your budget. The challenge is to find a high-quality tent at a low price. More specifically, t...
best wading boots money fly fishing

7 Best Wading Boots for the Money

The best wading boots for the money need to fit your budget, but they also need to fit your desired fishing conditions and fishing style. In this gear guide to the 7 best fly fishing wading boots, we'll cover t...
gerber dime review

Gerber Dime Review: Great Price-to-Value Ratio

Our Gerber Dime review is pretty straightforward: The Gerber Dime offers one of the best values for a small-sized keychain multitool going today. It contains most of the tools you might need on a daily basis, a...
backpacking gear gift guide

10 Best Gifts for Backpackers

You need gear to go backpacking, and backpackers need gifts, so here's the 10 best gifts for backpackers. Photo location? Ship Island Lake. We're here to help you find the best gifts for backpacking. A lot ...
fly fishing gifts

16 More Great Gifts for Fly Fishing Fanatics!

Once we got started finding the first 15 best gift ideas for fly fishers, we just couldn't stop! Are we obsessed? Definitely. Is fly fishing itself an obsession? Always. And fly fishermen . . . are they fanatic...