2017 5-weight Shootout

  2017 5-Weight Shootout by George and James Anderson and the Yellowstone Angler staff             (Click above to read each staff members casting notes and finishi[...]
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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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