• Gear reviews

    The Moonlit Lunar S-Glass is a creek freak’s fly rod

    I love to fish glass. Love it. I love the slower cast, the softer feel. I love how glass gives smaller fish some heft. I love the bend in the rod that stretches into the cork. Glass fly rods, in my opinion, provide a more intimate, visceral connection with the fish we're all after

    A Moonlit fly rod

    moonlitflyfishing.com, $179 I've been fortunate enough to be able to test and review a number of fly rods over the years, and I'd be lying if I told you that I didn't like some more than others ... or that I liked every rod I tried. But I've never gotten to test a rod in…

  • Fishing Gear reviews

    Back to the vest

    I had back surgery last winter—three vertebrae were fused just above my tailbone after a lengthy battle with sciatica and what turned out to a cracked and splitting bone. I was honestly worried about the future of my fly fishing. The first few weeks after surgery were miserable. It was so bad, I questioned my…