Midge Fly Rods – Facts and Fiction

About midge rods

Why Do I Need A Special Rod for Midges? The bottom line when it comes to midges is that they are usually very small. Small hooks and light tippets means lighter rods will be required. A size 20 hook will not have the holding power of a size 12—you just can’t get enough meat in … Read more

Best Kids Fly Fishing Rod

Choosing a kids fly rod

This post was last updated on October 24th, 2021 at 09:37 pmA kids fly fishing rod should not be the same as yours, because learning to fish with a powerful stiff fly rod is not ideal for everyone. In this post we’ll talk about the features that make for the best kids fly fishing rod, … Read more

How To Find Discount Fly Rods

Sage rod for sale on ebay deeply discounted

If you have ever done some shopping for fly rods, you have certainly noticed that some high end rods are extremely pricey. However it is possible to get smoking deals on used gear of all types. Ebay Probably the best place to search for high end used gear is Ebay. You can get drastic discounts … Read more

Redington Butter Stick Review

Redington Butterstick

This post was last updated on April 29th, 2014 at 01:07 am

The ButterStick

Redington Butterstick Review I recently had My hands on the new Redington butterstick rod. It is a fiberglass, so don’t expect it to be the super fast crisp action that some of us have come to love and enjoy. However it seems to have more beef than most glass rods. Chucking out those dry flies will feel like an absolute dream, while casting a tight loop should not be an issue. Hauling in over sized trout shouldn’t be too much of a chore either.

Redington, until now stayed out of the fiberglass rod business and concentrated more on high end graphite . The butter stick being the forerunner for this little test by redington has a decent shot at becoming a hit.

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