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Selecting the Right Fly Rod for Your Trip
Fishing Gear

Selecting the Right Fly Rod for Your Trip

The destination will be part of the answer in finding the right fly rod. The size of flies you might be using, the species you are targeting and the average weather conditions you might experience are things to consider. Fly fishermen tend to think about only the species of fish they will be looking for on a trip. Here are some things to think about as you consider in your fly rod choice.

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Training Tips: Don't Forget the Downhill!
Gear Hiking

Training Tips: Don't Forget the Downhill!

We all love getting to the top of a peak. Such a feeling of accomplishment and elation. Unfortunately, there is no escalator taking us back down. While descending is easier on the lungs, its much harder on the muscles and joints. As you train for your trip, prepare for the descent by strengthening and stretching joints in your lower body and by preparing your upper body to “shoulder” some load.
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