Sage Aluminum Travel Rod Tube Review

ImageFly-fishing rod tubes have been around for a long time. Looking back, Sage has offered a variety of cases and rod tubes over the years. Until recently most rod tubes, including theirs are constructed of Cordura, are round and are structurally supported by a PVC lining. Like their great line of fly rods, Sage now offers what I think is the best bomber rod tubes available. Instead of finding a Cordura and PVC tube their new rod tubes are constructed of brushed aluminum and are rectangular in shape rather than round. The year they were introduced I thought they were one of the best new products at the annual Fly-Tackle Retailer show. Now after purchasing one and having trekked it across continent’s I know for a fact that for traveling and protecting your precious fly rods, these rod tubes have no superiors. To read the full reivew click here…


Simms Headwaters Guide Hip Pack Review


In today’s fly fishing world there seems to be a million choices in hip and waist packs. After recently returning from a steelhead trip, hear what one of our guides have to say about the newly updated Simms guide pack.

“We all have our preferences on our favorite fly fishing pack system. Whether it’s a sling pack, backpack/vest combo, hip pack or chest pack we can all agree that a well designed piece is more comfortable while still making simple tasks on the water much quicker, easier and less of a headache. The 2014 Simms Headwaters Guide Hip Pack is one of our new favorite outfits for the angler who likes to come prepared for anything.” Click here to read the full review…