We work hard to keep the Echo Fly Fishing Blog updated with content that will advance your fishing knowledge.  Contributors include us here at Rajeff Sports HQ and our Pro Staff.  Get it straight from the guys and gals who are on the water living it every day!

Heads, Tips, and Headaches: Setting Up Your Spey Rod

Coming from the single-hand bass or trout world, spey casting can be pretty intimidating. The rods are often twice as long as your standard single-hander, and the fly line that you’re used to is now multiple pieces that need to be strung together. But fear not,...

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“On the Mend” – by David Decker

Webster defines mending as “to repair something that is damaged or broken, restore, piece together, patch, cobble, rehabilitate, renew or renovate.” In fly fishing it seems that we are always mending something; our waders, our tailing loop, our fly selection, our...

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“Just Hard Enough” – by David Decker

Shot: Joel Dickey On the topic of casting and teaching better casting, I find that in almost all cases most anglers use more power than is helpful in getting the fly to land correctly and accurately. As a result, I teach students to cast "just hard enough, like...

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New Rods for 2017!

Tim has done it again! We've spent the last year designing and tweaking, bending and breaking, and this is the result: seven unique new rods that run the gamut from #2 dry fly sticks to #12 fiberglass monster tamers. All rods will be available Fall 2016.  ECHO Bad Ass...

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“Glass Soul” – by Akasha Bopp

ECHO Pro Staffer Akasha Bopp reminds us why fiberglass rods can be so darn fun to fish. These aren't the heavy, unresponsive E-glass rods of yore, but incredible fishing tools that retain the 'glass soul that kept the 70's interesting. Cover photo: Josh Nugent.  Not...

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“Nymph Rigs: Down and Dirty” – by Dan Anthon

ECHO Pro Staffer Dan Anthon breaks down nymphing basics and talks about why going deep is often the most effective way to get a grab.  With recent low-flow years, gin clear water, increased angling pressure and educated trout, our ability to hook and land fish seems...

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