The 5 Best Spinning Rods Reviewed For [2018]

Best Spinning Rod

To this day I still remember how cool my older cousins were to me. They always had fancy spinning reels and the best spinning rods available. I would go on the family fishing trip with just an old spincasting rod and reel. At the time I had no idea what the real differences were, but they seemed pretty cool! Turns ...

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The 5 Best Baitcasting Rods Reviewed For [2018]

Best Baitcasting Rod

Whether you’re a weekend warrior or an aspiring tournament angler, you’ve got to sort through all the rods on the market. There are so many rods out there that it can be tempting for many to just buy the first thing that’s cheap and has good reviews. For beginners this might not be the end of the world. For most ...

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The 5 Best Fishing Shirts Reviewed & Rated – [2018]

Best Fishing Shirts

There was a day when I would hit the water with just my old torn band t-shirts from high school. That was… well… high school. Now days when I head into the backcountry or out on the lake to cast a few lines I take the right fishing shirts with me. You’re probably wondering what, exactly, separates a fishing shirt ...

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The 5 Best Sunglasses For Fishing Reviewed – [2018]

Best Fishing Sunglasses

Sunglasses serve two functions. Protect eyes from the harmful effects or prolonged sun exposure, and make you look way cooler. Let’s be honest, both functions are pretty important in the long run. The best sunglasses for fishing go one step further and help to reduce glare from water surfaces, too. When it comes time to drop some dough on a ...

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The 9 Best Fly Fishing Vests, Sling Packs & Hip Packs [2018]

Best Fly Fishing Vest

When it’s time to hit the water it’s easy to pack all your rods, bait, and tools in to the ol’ bass boat and zip across the bay. But… When you’re heading in to your favorite hidden stream for a few casts of the fly rod, things are a bit more tricky. Of course you still need tools, gear, some ...

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The 7 Best Baitcasting Reels Reviewed & Rated – [2018]

Best Bait Casting Reels

As a kid my family always took yearly fishing trips into Ontario, Canada. Among my many memories from those trips include long car rides, cool morning boat trips into the bay, and the odd fishing reels my cousins used. They were, of course, baitcasting and spinning reels which seemed alien and unfamiliar to 12-year-old me. Why would anyone use one ...

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The 5 Best Fly Fishing Waders Reviewed For [2018]

best fly fishing waders

Picking out the right waders for your next fly fishing trip isn’t as easy as it should be. I mean, they’re waterproof pants with attached boots, right? How hard can it be? Turns out there’s a lot to know about fly fishing waders. Picking out the best fly fishing waders for you doesn’t have to be difficult though. Choosing between ...

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The 5 Best Wading Boots Reviewed & Rated For [2018]

Best Wading Boots

Choosing the right wading boots for fly fishing isn’t always as easy as picking out tennis shoes. There are more features and functions at play in your ordinary wading boot. If these boots are going to get you to the rivers and streams where you can land the fish you’re looking for, you’ll demand top notch. Wading boots share a ...

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The 5 Best Fishing & Hiking Hats Reviewed For [2018]

Best Fishing & Hiking Hat

I’ve always been hyper aware of my skin on hot summer days. I’m one of those people that burns like a lobster after a few hours of fishing in the summer sun. So, what’s to be done? Wear a long sleeve, lightweight shirt. Check. Wear a wide brim fishing hat. Check. Keep that sunscreen close by. Check. In this article ...

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The 7 Best Spinning Reels Reviewed For 2018

Best Spinning Reel

Spinning reels make up the majority of my time as a kid, out fishing with my family. When dad would take us down the river, it was always a simple spinning reel fishing pole. In fact, when I was about 10, I even threw an entire spinning reel and rod into Lake Ontario, never to be seen again. Luckily for ...

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