Gear

Gear we use, gear we like, gear we so very badly want.

This photo shows the Cabela's Bighorn Fly Combo.

Cabela’s Bighorn Fly Combo Review

The Cabela's Bighorn Fly Combo is an all-new entry-level fly fishing rod and reel combo for 2018. So far, it looks as if it's replacing the Cabela's Three Forks Combo, which we used and appreciated in a variety...
This image shows several down jackets, including an XL Tall Eddie Bauer DownLight StormDown Jacket.

Best Tall & Slim Fit Down Jackets

If you're tall or slim and want a slim fit down jacket that actually fits, you have a handful of options to get the trim fit you're looking for. The trouble is that most down jackets are sized to fit most pe...
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21 Best Family Camping Tents 2018

The best family camping tent in 2018 should give you plenty of room, shed rain, handle some wind, and be reasonably packable for car camping. Better yet, the right camping tent for you should fit your budget — ...
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21 Best Fly Fishing Sling Packs 2018

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. The best fly fishing sli...
This photo shows the top half of the KÜHL INTERCEPTR jacket on white snow background.

KÜHL INTERCEPTR Jacket Review

The KÜHL INTERCEPTR jacket is a fleece jacket with clean lines and a trim fit. The fleece is ring-spun, giving it a slightly knitted look with a soft feel. It is at once a signature KÜHL design yet it also exud...
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KÜHL RYZER Review

The KÜHL RYZER sweater is one of my all-time favorite shirts. It is a quarter-zip pullover that fits well and exudes an active, outdoors style that makes the wearer seem casual yet competent at the same time. I...
This photo shows a closeup of the REI Co-op Stormhenge 850 Down Jacket men's version.

REI Co-op Stormhenge 850 Down Jacket Review

The REI Co-op Stormhenge 850 Down Jacket is a thick and durable down jacket with a waterproof nylon shell and water-repellant goose down insulation. It's very warm, has a solid set of features that include mass...