Category Archives: Fly Rods

Scott Meridian 9′ 7wt Fly Rod Review – Part Two

Scott Meridian 9′ 7wt Fly Rod Review – Part Two Took the Meridian 7wt for a test drive on the town green today. Accompanying me were two fly lines from AirFlo. A Coastal 7wt Intermediate and a Coastal 7wt Floater. … Continue reading

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Scott Meridian 9′ 7wt Fly Rod Review – Part One

Scott Meridian 9′ 7wt Fly Rod Review – Part One Part One: Recently I purchased a Scott Meridian 7wt. (from Bear’s Den, great folks to deal with.) Yes, I know the Meridian is no longer king-of-the-hill, having just been replaced … Continue reading

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“Fast” Action Fly Rods are Dead

“Fast” Action Fly Rods are Dead: Yeah that’s right “fast” action fly rods are kaput, gone the way of the Great Auk. I know, they were the holy grail for over a quarter century, but finally we’re waking up to … Continue reading

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Fly Rods Ferrules – Things to Know.

Fly Rods Ferrules – Things to Know:  Nowadays two types of fly rod ferrules dominate the modern marketplace – the “tip-over-butt” ferrule,  and the “spigot” ferrule, sometimes referred to as the “internal-spigot” ferrule.  (The metal ferrules used for bamboo fly … Continue reading

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Review: Scott Radian R10044 Fly Rod

Review: Scott Radian R10044 Fly Rod: Recently I slapped down the magic plastic card and purchased something new – a 10-foot, 4-weight, 4 piece fly rod. I’ll talk more about why I bought it in a moment, but lets begin … Continue reading

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