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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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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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Ross Eddy Reel Review

The Ross Eddy reel is an entry-level fly fishing reel with a fantastic price-to-value ratio. It boasts a large arbor design that looks great, plus it has a drag system that gets the job done with ease. In my fi...
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7 Best Fly Fishing Reels Under $100

The great news about the best fly fishing reels in 2017 is there are plenty of fly reels to choose from at compelling price points. A fly fisher can now get into a well-made fly reel for less than $100 and some...
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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...
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The Best Fly Fishing Rod and Reel Combo for the Money

One of the hardest fly fishing choices for beginners is finding and choosing a good fly rod and reel combo. You probably understand that a good rod will help you learn and make it easier to cast and catch fish ...