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“The Best Rods Nobody Talks About!”

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“The Best Rods Nobody Talks About!”

Last year, TFO introduced three new fly rods, one of which was the Blue Ribbon series. While the series name might seem like this tool is intended for cool water trout streams, its components and...
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Tools of the Trade: TFO Blue Ribbon Series

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Last year, TFO introduced three new fly rods, one of which was the Blue Ribbon series. While the series name might seem like this tool is intended for cool water trout streams, its components and moderate fast action have proven to be able an excellent choice for targeting warmwater species...

Generation To Generation

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My parents belonged to the greatest generation, although no one ever told them until late in their lives. I’m pretty sure they didn’t realize it when they were my age and definitely not at my kids age. They never realized how great they were; they simply returned from the war,...

TFO Introduces the Axiom II-X Fly Rod

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The Axiom II-X was designed for the intermediate to advanced fly angler seeking to maximize accuracy at distance. Based on the fast action of our renowned TiCrX, we used our highest modulus material and Axiom technology to redefine performance in an extremely powerful fly rod. Unlike other “stiff” rods, the...

TFO Introduces the BVK Fully Sealed Drag Fly Reel

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We took the successful BVK series of reels, added a fully sealed drag system and didn’t raise the price one penny! Introducing the BVK SD series of reels: A fully-sealed drag system with super easy LH/RH retrieve changes and minimal maintenance. The drag system is fully sealed Delrin® and stainless-steel...

Casting Carolinas Gives Cancer Survivors Hope

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Cancer. It's everywhere. And it affects everyone. In 2018, 1.7 million Americans will contract some form of cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, more than 600,000 will die from it. “Cancer is evil,” TFO advisor Wanda Taylor said. “We detest it.” Science can help prevent cancer. Compassion can help...

Tactics for Stubborn Summer Trout

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Summer traditionally is a time to enjoy the outdoors. Anglers enjoy the longer days. Trout? Not so much. Of course, this scenario depends on geography. Western trout thrive; southeastern and mid-atlantic trout struggle with summer’s swelter. But this is not to say that non-western fishermen should hang up their waders...

How to Fly Fish for Trout on Small Streams

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When I first learned to fly fish, I was, in retrospect, too stupid to know better.  I remember thrashing about in the brush on a technical spring creek. I was fishing a hopper, but in reality, my fly was on land more than water, as I tried to figure out...