Category Archives: Rod Reviews

6 Weight Fly Rod Review Series - Part Two, Jimmy at Jurassic Lake

Jurassic Lake-Argentina
On a recent hosted trip to Jurassic Lake Lodge in Argentine Patagonia I tested 5 of the 6 rods from the 6 Weight review. I chose not to take the Sage LL along as it was definitely not designed for high winds, big flies and bigger fish. Jurassic Lake is an incredibly windy place littered with giant...Read more

6 Weight Fly Rod Review Series - Part One, Head to Head Lawn Casting

6 Weight Fly Rod Shoot Out
No fly rod is the perfect rod on every river, on every given day. I have often fallen in love with a rod on one river, fishing in one style; only to curse it later under different circumstances. I have also found that over and over again that the rod I enjoyed most behind the fly shop is not the...Read more

Patagonia Baker Lodge, Chile Trip Report

Here I am, sitting in Montana, “The Last Best Place” - working on a computer and watching the snow flurry through frosty window panes. According to my smart phone, it’s currently a balmy 34⁰F – the wintry weather is a drastic contrast to the climate I experienced during my recent travels to the...Read more