MFC Poly Fly Box with Swing Leaf

Montana Fly Company started as, yes, a fly company, but in recent years they’ve expanded heavily into the accessories sector.  They make iphone cases, water bottles, tying tools, and fly boxes.  The last category is where they have arguably made the biggest splash.  I discussed a briefcase-sized waterproof fly box …

DJI Phantom Quadrocopter Drone

This might be the strangest thing you’ll ever see reviewed on the gear blog.  I just returned from a photoshoot for the …

Sage Method Elite Field Report

At thirteen hundred and twenty five dollars, this is the most expensive production fly rod on the market today, as far as …

Old Town Guide 147 Canoe

  This is my primary fishing canoe.  As you can see, it’s a two man.  Old Town also makes a Guide 119 …

Lodge Cast Iron Dutch Oven

This has always been about halfway a food blog, and today’s post is no exception.  I received a Lodge cast iron dutch …

Costa’s Year Without Rims

Costa Sunglasses have made a two-fold push this year.  First, they unleashed a slew of shades in the ladies’ market, which I’ll …

Fishpond Nomad Nets

Fishpond acquired Nomad nets last summer, and they have recently released their first line of Fishpond-branded nets.  These things are seriously bad …

Gear “Design”

My friends almost uniformly comment on (make fun of) my habit of sketching out product ideas on legal pads. Sometimes I come …

Best Fly Reel Bang for Buck

This is bargain economics week, I think. Earlier, I discussed the sweet spot of the fly rod market and how to get …