Garmin GPS 1:24K Map microSD Card
Friday, August 31, 2012
Easy to install and fantastic detail.
Annual Caution - SAR Beacon
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Need some peace of mind while fishing in remote places? Check this out.
Review - Tenkara Rod
Friday, March 02, 2012
Deadly. Buy one before they are outlawed.
The Alabama Rig
Monday, February 13, 2012
This may be the hot thing this year as it moves into the mainstream.
Line - Four Choices
Monday, February 06, 2012
I'm not good enough to spend more money, but maybe you are.
Kent's Stealth Bomber
Friday, January 27, 2012
Could this be the ultimate killer smallie fly?
Cleaning... don't wait until Spring
Monday, December 12, 2011
Grab a beer, head to the basement and have some quality time with your gear.
Amazing Eternal Light Source
Friday, October 28, 2011
This is way cool - it never dies.
Review: Dahlberg Diver Frog
Friday, August 12, 2011
These things are pretty cool.
Equipment - Vehicle Rod Rack (External)
Friday, July 01, 2011
This rod rack saved me a lot of time!
Review - Shark Tooth Spool Management System
Friday, January 21, 2011
An innovative idea that works!
Quick Tenkara Tip
Friday, December 31, 2010
Here's a quick tip to get more out of your Tenkara rod.
Review - FFB Metolius Reel
Friday, December 10, 2010
FFB hits a home run in time for Christmas... amazing value.
Wading Staff Repair
Friday, December 03, 2010
Save a bunch of $$ and fix your broken tip.
Get a Fishing Bike for Rapid Movement
Friday, April 23, 2010
It's simple to build a rod holder out of PVC pipe.
Review: The FFB Shenandoah Rod (3/4 wt)
Friday, April 16, 2010
This is my favorite rod
Braid vs Mono in a nutshell
Friday, February 26, 2010
A summary of Ron Brook's research on this topic
Review - FFB Snake and Rapidan Reels
Friday, December 11, 2009
FFB releases two new products - the new top of the line Snake and the entry priced Rapidan
Friday, November 06, 2009
Think a bit... a bike may be your best bet to get to good water.
Review - Mountain Pack Rod
Friday, October 02, 2009
I put the FFB Mountain Pack Rod to the test against a bunch of tough looking smallies
Review: The FFB 5/6wt Rod - the San Juan
Wednesday, April 15, 2009
I bought the 5/6wt FFB model - it's noticeably better than my TFO. Why? IM8!
New Fly Guy - Don't bother with hip waders
Friday, August 14, 2009
Make chest waders go both ways and save a few bucks.
The NFL / Boat / Florida Lesson
Friday, April 03, 2009
I've been beating this drum for two years... here's another smack.
Cold Weather Fishing Gloves
Friday, March 06, 2009
No need to buy the expensive models - just adjust one of the cheap versions with a quick snip.
Review - FFB Deschutes Series Reels
Wednesday, December 10, 2008
Orvis vs the FFB Deschutes - confirming that the FFB Deschutes is a great deal. I also provide background on why FFB should be your manufacturer of choice for all your fly gear.
Thursday, January 10, 2008
Cold winter fishing? Turn up the hot!!
Equipment - Safety - Personal Locator
Thursday, September 13, 2007
At 55 years old, I need to mitigate my high risk behavior
Equipment - FRS Radios
Thursday, August 09, 2007
If you are hitting the stream with a friend, you need commo.
Equipment - Wading Staff
Thursday, July 26, 2007
A good wading staff will keep you alive on the North Branch.
Equipment - Gravel Guards
Thursday, July 19, 2007
I regretted not having my gravel guards on when I wet waded the Pataspco
Equipment - Fishing Camera
Thursday, May 17, 2007
After giving a nice camera a bath in the Yawk, I bought a waterproof and shockproof digital.
Equipment - Protect Your GPS
Thursday, May 10, 2007
I've beat up 3 GPSs over the last 10 years. I finally figured out how to protect them
Equipment - Hybrid Rod
Thursday, May 03, 2007
I tested a rod that switch hits - a combo fly / spin setup.
New Fly Guy - Strike Indicator
Thursday, April 12, 2007
For years, I called these things bobbers. Nothing is that simple with fly fishing
Equipment - Red Hooks
Thursday, March 29, 2007
According to the pros, a red hook gives your lure a little extra credibility.
Equipment - How to Repair your Waders
Monday, March 19, 2007
With the right stuff, repairing your waders is pretty easy - no more duct tape
Equipment - The Net on Nets
Thursday, March 08, 2007
I never knew that the net I was using for trout was hurting them until I started my transition from spin to fly fishing.
Equipment - Got Commo?
Monday, February 19, 2007
As much as the commercials would have us believe otherwise, cell phone coverage is not great out in the boondocks where we do most of our fishing - particularily for trout.
Equipment - Standardize!
Thursday, February 15, 2007
Settle on a single brand, single model - it'll make your life easier
Equipment - GPS Car Mount
Thursday, February 08, 2007
To use your GPS to help you drive, you need a flexible, adaptable mounting bracket.
Equipment - Spinner Math
Thursday, December 14, 2006
It was mostly guesswork - use silver or gold. Now I understand the science behind the selection.
Equipment - GPS
Thursday, November 30, 2006
A good GPS is a great addition to your fishing kit. It's saved me from missing the turn back to the truck any number of times - and you always know where you have fished when you do your personal afteraction review.
Equipment - Ultimate Trout Bag?
Thursday, October 05, 2006
The ultimate trout bag for all your stuff may not be available in a store
Equipment - Trail Ready Camera Tripod
Thursday, September 21, 2006
My last tripod died, so I got to replace it with one that was even lighter and more flexible. (Updated on 9/25 with field results and links)
Equipment - Bite Lite Lure
Thursday, August 17, 2006
You've seen the ads on these things in the magazines - they just might work!
Equipment - Day Pack
Wednesday, June 07, 2006
Trout hiking.....Are you ready for trouble?
Install XM in your Truck
Wednesday, February 15, 2006
Need tunes for the long drive to the Blue Ridge? Here's the step by step to install a satellite radio in a 2001 Ranger (or Explorer)...