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Frogg Toggs Hellbenders Stockingfoot Waders Review

The Frogg Toggs Hellbenders Stockingfoot Waders are a solid entry-level wader that boasts a great price-to-value ratio. They have a four-ply construction with reinforced knees and shins, as well as built-in gra...
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The Olympus Tough TG-5: Better Video on the Way

Olympus has finally done what we’ve been waiting for: Amped up the video recording quality in what was already one of the best overall waterproof cameras. Olympus will soon release its new Tough TG-5, the succe...
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21 Best Fly Fishing Sling Packs 2017

The best fly fishing sling packs are purpose-built for fly fishing gear. They should have built-in connections and ports for core accessories like nippers, pliers, tippet, and nets. Most importantly, the bes...
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The Best Travel Fly Rod 2017: The Ultimate Guide

The best travel fly rods come in 6, 7 or 8-piece sections. The most important reason to choose a travel fly rod is portability. If you want a fly rod to easily fit into a duffel bag, carryon luggage, backpack, ...
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Echo Ion Fly Fishing Reel Review

The Echo Ion Fly Reel is an affordable, well-designed large-arbor fly fishing reel. In fact, for a fly fishing reel that comes in under $100, it’s an excellent fly reel. We’re big fans. Echo sent along its I...
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33 Best Gifts for Fly Fishing Fanatics 2017

To make this easier for everyone, we took our two best fly fishing gift guides, mashed them into a handy single page, then added a couple drool-worthy additions at the bottom. 33 Best Gift Ideas for Fly Fishin...
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Cabela’s Stowaway 6 Fly Rod Review

When I first took the Cabela's Stowaway 6 fly rod fishing on the Lochsa River I was blown away by how well it fished. Why? The Stowaway 6 is a travel rod with six sections -- instead of the more common four -- ...
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Echo Carbon XL Review

The 9-foot 5-weight Echo Carbon XL is a joy to cast and fish. As far as fly rod reviews go, most everyone has a slightly different opinion, but between my best fly fishing buddy and myself, we came to a consens...