Review: Orvis H3F 10.6’ 3 Weight

Orvis must have spent a lot of time developing this rod; and it shows. When I first learned of the Helios 3's introduction, I was hoping there would be a dedicated Euro nymphing rod. Not because other rods won't or haven't gotten the job done, but because I knew anything Orvis would produce would more-than-likely … Continue reading Review: Orvis H3F 10.6’ 3 Weight

The Beavertail Hopper and Indicator

From early summer until late fall, this is prime hopper time around the rivers.  Especially during the day when rises are intermittent and nothing is hatching.  As with some of the greatest flies developed, this isn't designed to imitate any one terrestrial, specifically, but just looks like a bug. In black, it's a cricket; in … Continue reading The Beavertail Hopper and Indicator