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The Last Camping Table You Will Ever Need

Camping tables are one of those weird things that are typically so over-engineered, they are destined to fail. When you shed weight but add moving parts and hinges, it simply doesn’t work. So there are two essential types of camp tables in my opinion. There’s the classic folding table that […]

camp chef rainier camper's combo stove review
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Camp Chef Rainier Camper’s Combo Stove Review

Camp Chef Rainier Camper’s Combo Stove Review – There are essentially two similar product options that you see on their website for this stove. One has the griddle only and the combo version has the griddle and grill. I think it’s worth noting because the price difference is minimal and having […]

simms riprap sandal review
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Simms RipRap Wading Sandals Review

Simms RipRap Wading Sandals Review – I’m glad I didn’t review these in the first couple of weeks. I actually quit wearing them for a month because they just didn’t fit right. It was also the dead of winter and snow on the ground may have contributed a bit. I […]

cortland compact sink line
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Cortland Compact Sink Fly Line Review

The Cortland Compact Sink fly line has quickly become a favorite in my trout arsenal. I’ve been fishing this line for about 3-months now in a variety of different scenarios and conditions. I fished it while wading in a few Montana rivers, from moving rafts and in a lake environment […]

simms dry creek backpack review
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Simms Dry Creek Backpack Review

Simms Dry Creek Backpack Review – I spent a good two years looking around for a pack I liked. I’ve gone through several vests, backpacks and hip packs in the last ten years and knew pretty specifically what I wanted. A friend has a Sage backpack that is a great […]

cortland floating fly line reviews
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Cortland Floating Fly Line Roundup

I did a much needed overhaul on my deteriorated floating fly lines this spring and added a few Cortland fly lines to the mix. They have some really cool options with general and specialty line models. Trout Boss Fly Line Review I picked this one up in a WF 6. […]

redington id fly reel review
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Redington i.D Fly Reel Review

I keep it honest with my reviews. For example, an upcoming wader review will discuss a leak development that should never have happened. When it comes to the Redington i.D fly reel, it’s really all good things. Are there better reels out there? Absolutely. Do they perform well and cost […]

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New Drift Boat! Unnamed for now

Names are earned so this gal is yet to be identified by a grouping of letters. It’s not for a lack of history though. Although the skiff is new to me, she’s seen her share of time on the water. The guy who sold it to me said it was […]