Nov 17, 2017
Piscifun Released New Large Arbor Fly Reel - Crest
In fall of 2017, Piscifun released its newest, most advanced fly reel yet, the Crest. Featuring advanced machining, anodized finish, carbon disk drag system, and new quick release spool capture system, this reel is perfect for the angler looking for a great cutting-edge reel at an honest price point.
Oct 20, 2017
Inexpensive Fly Rod Myths Debunked by the $40 Magic Stick
Whether it’s your first or an addition to the quiver, most would agree that there is so much to consider when picking a new fly rod. Even for a seasoned veteran, it can be overwhelming. You might have questions running through your mind like: What do I get for $800? Why is this one only $50?
Sep 20, 2017
Simple Streamers - Techniques for Transitioning from A Spinning Gear Specialist to A Lord of the Flies
It wasn't until I learned the magic of fishing streamers that I would find an approach that would provide a common ground between the techniques I already knew and my newly adopted fishing habit. I quickly learned that fishing streamers was an extremely productive way to catch fish in both moving and still water. Here are some of the basics:
Sep 4, 2017
An In-Depth Review of the Piscifun 5/6 Wt Sword Fly Reel
As a teenager and throughout my 20’s I sat behind the reel service bench at several tackle shops in southern California. Working as the in-house reel tech, I would turn my nose up at anything that didn’t have a Penn, Shimano or Abu Garcia or Newell badge on the side. New brands or anything out of the norm were relegated in my mind to either being a passing craze or something I would charge triple the service fee because I know I was going to be fabricating parts or that I would spend hours or weeks trying to locate parts from the manufacturer. To me, the decision on which reel to buy was an open and shut case. In my mind if it wasn’t US, Japanese or European, (like cars) it was junk. It wouldn’t be until a few months ago that I would change my mind.