2016 Fly Fishing Holiday Wish List

2016 Holiday Wish List Ideas Finding the angler in your life the perfect gift   By the Yellowstone Angler staff  (Click on each staff member's name or photo to read their individual wish lists)   [...]
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Dress For Success

Dress for Success   Fall and winter are just around the corner, that means a few things.  First of all cooler temps are starting to be the norm and as the season progresses it's going to get cooler and cool[...]
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Douglas Sky Fly Rod Review

    George's First Impressions of the Sky    Last year Douglas Introduced their new SKY Rods, we were anxious to get them into the shop and give them a try.  The DXF from Douglas had been our[...]
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2016 6-weight Shootout

  Sweet Sixteen A Comparison of the best 6-weight rods for 2016  By  George Anderson    With comments by James Anderson, Logan Brown, and “JG” Josh Green (Click on their Name[...]
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2016 5-weight Reel Shootout

The 2016 Yellowstone Angler 5/6 Weight Fly Reel Comparison by: James and George Anderson We learned a lot doing our 8-weight reel comparison back in 2014, but in considering and comparing 5/6 reels, however, there a[...]
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2016 8-weight Shootout

A comparison of this year’s best eight-weight fly rods By George Anderson With comments by James Anderson, Capt. Jamie Allen, Capt. Skip Zink, and Dusty Sprague (Click on their names or photos below to read th[...]
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2016 5-weight Shootout

A comparison of this year’s best five-weight fly rods By George Anderson   With comments by James Anderson, Logan Brown, Josh Edwards and JG (Click on their names or photos below to read their opinions) [...]
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New Products For I-cast 2015

Hot New Fly Fishing Products- 2015 ICAST/ IFTD showA review by George Anderson and the Yellowstone Angler The 2015 ICAST/IFTD show in Orlando Florida just wrapped up and I wanted to give everyone my take on the best n[...]
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2015-5-weight-shootout

A comparison of the year’s best five-weight fly rods. By George Anderson  With comments from James Anderson, Josh Edwards, Logan Brown, and Paul Bloch  (click on each shop guy's name to rea[...]
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Tippet Shootout

  Back in 2012 we wrote a tippet shootout for Fly Fisherman Magazine.  Our intent was to post the article on our website soon after but somehow time got the best of us, so.... better late than never?   [...]
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2014 Reel Shootout

  We have wanted to do a Reel Shootout since we started doing fly rod shootouts back in 2005.  Time was our main issue but also the fact that fly rods, by nature, are easier to compare and evaluate.  Whil[...]
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2014 8-weight Shootout

  Our last 8-weight shootout was back in 2011, but there have been several new rods introduced since then, so it’s time that we take a look at some of the best rods from the past and compare them to the lat[...]
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2013 5 Weight Shootout

2013 Yellowstone Angler 5-Weight Shootout A comparison of the year’s best five-weight fly rods. By George Anderson With comments from James Anderson, Josh Edwards, and Paul Bloch (click the[...]
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2013 Wader Shootout

Yellowstone Angler 2013 Wader Shootout by James and George Anderson Intro Welcome to our first ever wader shootout!  Last year, in addition to our normal rod shootouts we conducted a tippet shootout.  Thi[...]
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2012 Four Weight Shootout

     Welcome to our first 4-weight Shootout!   In the past we’ve concentrated on the popular 5-weight and 8-weight rods, and you can read our 2011 reviews - but for tr[...]
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Beulah Fly Rods Review

Beulah Fly Rod has been creating quite the buzz in the fly fishing community since they first opened their doors in Oregon seven years ago. Beulah has become household name in the northwest for leading the way in the d[...]
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Hardy Ultralite Dd Fishing Reel Review

by James Anderson   This year Hardy's new Ultralite reels won "best in show" at the International Fly Tackle Dealer exhibition in New Orleans. Normally we don't put much emphasis on the kudo awards given by show[...]
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Sage One Fly Rod Review

  How does Sage's new ONE compare with the best rods we've found on the market today? Sage unveiled their new “One” rod for 2012 with an advertising blitz, claiming that this new rod will redefine ca[...]
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Hardy Zenith Fly Rod Review

    The Best Fly Rod Ever Made? Asking who makes the best fly rod is like asking who's the greatest NFL football player of all time?  Obviously questions like these are something only each of us can a[...]
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Winston B3x Fly Rod Review

New Winston B3X Rod Review By: George Anderson What Winston is saying: "Incredible" is the only way to describe this new series; they are arguably the finest fly rods ever made. Utilizing higher modulus third [...]
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