Editor’s Choice: Favorite New Gear

Editor’s Choice: Favorite New Gear

This time of year is among the most exciting for us at AvidMax. The fishing is still great, the holidays are around the corner, and the latest and greatest equipment and apparel from top-notch brands is arriving daily. With so many innovative, new products available to meet the needs of fly fishing and outdoor enthusiasts, there is no shortage of selection, features, and styles to match your personality. Now is the perfect time to stock up for your outdoor adventures or get a head start on holiday gift buying, so we figured we’d offer up some our top picks for your consideration.

New Arrivals from Howler Brothers:

Howler Brothers Harker’s Flannel Long Sleeve Shirt

Howler Brothers Harker's Flannel Long Sleeve Shirt Review

No shirt can match the versatility, ruggedness, and protection from the elements like a trusted flannel. Howler Brothers Harker’s Flannel is best-seller—for good reason. This shirt is packed with features that allow you to go toe-to-toe with Mother Nature: reinforced elbow patches, a right shoulder hunters’ yoke, and custom metal buttons. Brushed for softness, the Howler Bothers Harker’s Flannel combines style with comfort, which is something we really love about this brand. Continue reading “Editor’s Choice: Favorite New Gear”

Redington Crosswater Fly Rod Outfit Product Review Winner!

Congrats to Jeremy Gomez from Colorado! He was our winner of $25 in AvidMax rewards during the week of Mar. 21-27th, 2017. Thank you very much for reviewing your product!

Item Purchased: Redington Crosswater Fly Rod Outfit

Rating: “An amazing quality set for a great price!” 5 out of 5 stars!

Redington Crosswater Fly Rod Outfit Product Review
Redington Crosswater Fly Rod Outfit – Click here to learn more about the outfit.

 “I absolutely love my Crosswater setup. It has amazing action, and the reel performs exactly as I expect any reel to respond. Even the protective case is of exceptional quality and keeps my gear completely safe. I don’t ever see myself searching for another rod in the future. This is my choice for life. Thank you, Redington!” Continue reading “Redington Crosswater Fly Rod Outfit Product Review Winner!”

Redington Form Game Rod Product Review Winner!

Congrats to Jeff Filkoski! He was our winner during the week of Feb. 14th-Feb.20th, 2017. He won $25 in AvidMax.com rewards for this product review.

Item Purchased: Redington Form Game Casting Practice Fly Rods

Rating: “Great Practice Rod!” 5 out of 5 stars!

Form Game Practice Rod In Lava Red

Review: “This is a great practice rod! One of the nice things about this rod & probably most important, it uses a real fly line made by Rio. Continue reading “Redington Form Game Rod Product Review Winner!”

That First Fly Rod & A Boy’s Journey To Fly Fishing

The catch! What a beauty!

Getting your first fly rod is an intensely personal moment. Mine was a one-piece fiberglass model handmade with care and patience by my grandfather.

It was a beautiful thing – a tawny blank of indeterminate weight with black wraps or maybe brown and a wooden handle. Matched to a 7 weight floating line, it seemed to do a great job of casting. I was just getting into fly fishing and was being Continue reading “That First Fly Rod & A Boy’s Journey To Fly Fishing”