Category Archives: Gear

More on the Monic Covert Clear Fly Line

More on the Monic Covert Clear Fly Line: Earlier this summer I purchased a Monic 8wt, floating fly line. More specially, it was their All Weather Covert Clear model. I wanted to try it out on the flats of Charlotte … Continue reading

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Making and Storing a Euro-nymph Leader

Making and Storing a Euro-nymph Leader: I mentioned awhile ago, that I purchased a 10-foot Scott Radian 4-weight fly rod, to use mainly for euro-nymphing. And along with it, I’ve been making and storing euro-nymph leaders to suit this angling … Continue reading

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Monic Covert Clear Fly Line – A First Look

Monic Covert Clear Fly Line – A First Look: A couple of days back my 8-weight fly line bit the dust. It was a Rio Bonefish floater, I purchased two years ago. The thing was a twisting, tangling, snarled up … Continue reading

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Simms Headwaters Waders – A Review

Simms Headwaters Waders – A Review: Last spring calamity struck. I was up in Connecticut wading the Farmington River when my waders let go. Oh man, not good. The river at that time of year is running in the 50’s … Continue reading

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Ocean City Fly Reels 76 & 77

Ocean City Fly Reels 76 & 77: Looking for an inexpensive freshwater fly reel? One that’s simple, sturdy, reliable, reversible, and suitable for trout? Or maybe you just want a backup reel in your tackle bag? Or something your kid … Continue reading

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