Learning to Fly Fish (Sort of) — …i choose this…

Ever since I moved to Colorado 20 years ago, I have wanted to learn to fly-fish. Since we will be relocating in a year, the sense of urgency was high to git-r-done. Will there be great fly fishing in Oregon? YES, but I wanted to learn the basics in Colorado. In order to force said […]

Learning to Fly Fish (Sort of) — …i choose this…

What I bring on a backpacking trip as a fly fisherman. — Wading Water

Enjoying myself and being comfortable on a backpacking trip starts with preparing the essential gear needed. Below I will be sharing with you the gear I bring along with me as well as my own personal opinions in regards to my gear. Keep in mind, I’m a fly fisherman first and a backpacker second. So […]

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The BEST fly fishing rods!

Get the most bang for your buck with these fly fishing rods!

Catch a big one!

We were lucky to get our hands some really awesome fly fishing rods this spring. They all are affordable, durable, and great at catching fish!


These were out favorites:

Tailwater Outfitters Toccoa Fly Fishing Rod

Piscifun Sword Graphite Fly Fishing Rod

Maxcatch Extreme Graphite Fly Fishing Rod

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Happy fishing!

The top rated Piscifun Sword Graphite Fly Fishing Rod

So many rods on the market and so little time to review them all! Today we’re going to tell you about the top rated Piscifun Sword Graphite Fly Fishing Rod.

This rod rocks! Solid quality and features with an incredible price tag!

Our favorite feature is its travel-friendly 4 pc design. This rod comes apart for easy packing and transport in its rod tube.

We found that this rod offered accurate performance because of its sensitivity. It is solid and durable, with ceramic stripping guides inserts and chrome guides to ensure the line flows smoothly.

We also loved how this rod felt in our hands, so get one in yours and go catch something!


Piscifun Sword Graphite Fly Fishing Rod

Best value Maxcatch fly fishing rod!

We all know how absurdly pricey gear can get. Go Fishing Magazine is here to help you find the best bang for your buck! 

If you are looking for an affordable fly fishing rod to act as a backup rod, learn fly fishing with, or for traveling and backpacking, look no further, because this top rated Maxcatch fly fishing rod is a winner!

Not only is it a good looking rod with an attractive fit and finish, its performance compares to or even exceeds that of more expensive rods. This is great value for both beginners and seasoned fly fishermen.

Maxcatch Extreme Graphite Fly Fishing Rod

Now get out there and catch some fish!

Fishing Gear Guide with Reviews

Choosing the right fishing gear can make a difference.   The following charts list types of fishing gear, their names and uses.

NOTE: Though Light Line, Heavy Line, Big Reals, Small Reals, Short Poles, Long Poles, Stiff Poles, and Flexible Poles, are all made to improve different types of fishing, you can catch most fish without spending a bundle of money.   It’s just a matter of choosing the right gear for you.     img_1888-2

So, if a fast pole is called stiffer and a flexible pole slow, moderate pretty much lets you know that it’s somewhere in the middle.   There’s some pretty nice fising gear in the moderate range that can get the job done for most types of fishing.  Here are some charts to help you choose the one that’s best for you.

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