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Redington Classic Trout Fly Rod

Review: Redington Classic Trout Fly Rod

    Outdoor Empire pick for best trout rod. The world of fly fishing gear is saturated with specialty items, especially when it comes to fly rods....
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Best Saltwater Spinning Reels In 2017: Top 4 Reviewed

Here is a saltwater rod buyer guide that will help you to put together a perfect rod & reel combo. Selecting your next saltwater spinning...
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Saltwater Vs Freshwater Reels – What Is the Big Difference? 

Although most anglers ply their craft in broadly similar ways, there are a few significant differences between those who fish in freshwater and those prefer...
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How to Spool a Spinning Reel Without The Line Twist

It’s always more fun to fish than it is to futz around with your gear, but some types of maintenance are unavoidable. For example,...
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Choosing The Best Spinning Reel in 2017 w/ 4 Reviews

Last updated: 7.09.2017 If you are also looking for a rod to pair it with your new reel take a look at our fishing rod...
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4 Steps for Improving Your Surf Casting Distance and Accuracy 

Fishing from the beach is a glorious way to spend a morning or afternoon. It is hard to beat the scenery, the feel of...
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9 Saltwater Fishing Rod, Reel and Lure Cleaning and Maintenance Tips

By the end of a long day on the water, you don’t want to do anything but get back to the marina, haul your...
Lamson Litespeed IV Fly Reel

Review: Lamson Litespeed Series IV Fly Reel

  A simple web search for the phrase “fly reel manufacturers” or our fly reel guide reveals that there are a lot of manufacturers, series,...
Orvis Clearwater Freshwater Fly Rod

Review: Orvis Clearwater Freshwater Fly Rod

  Outdoor Empire pick for best fly rod for the money. Wouldn't it be nice to have the perfect fly rod for every occasion? You'd have...
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6 Fishing Rod Casting Techniques ( Basic to Advanced )

If you want to catch fish, you need to sling your lure out to where the lunkers lurk regardless of the species you are targeting, the...

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Beginner’s Fishing Gear Guide

While your grandfather may have gone fishing with little more than a length of bamboo, some twine and a hook, modern anglers have a...

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