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Find the best fly fishing gear for all budgets. The most expensive gear isn’t necessarily the best, and no amount of money spent will make you a better fly fisherman. That’s why we offer complete, in-depth fly fishing gear reviews for all types of equipment.

Best Fly Fishing Gear

Reviewed By The Pros

Below you’ll find all of the best fly fishing gear arranged by different categories to help you shop better.

RODS

A Guide To Purchasing The Best Fly Rods

REELS

A Guide To Purchasing The Best Fly Reels

VESTS

A Guide To Purchasing The Best Fly Vests

FLIES

All of the best flies you need in your box

WADERS

A Guide To Purchasing The Best Fly Waders

FLY TYING

Everything You Need To Know About Fly Tying

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Best Fly Rods In 2020

Reviewed By The Pros

Below you’ll find all of the best fly rods on the market today. These are the best fly fishing rods available for all budgets.

Best 3wt Rods

Great for small trout on small rivers where delicate presentations are paramount.

Sage The X Best Fly Rod Fast Action

Best 5wt Rods

The most versatile of all fly rod weights. If you have just one weight of rod, it’s likely a 5wt.

Best 7wt Rods

Great for large trout, or smaller reef species in saltwater, a 7wt is perfect for a crossover angler.

Best Fly Rod Combos

The best way for beginners to buy fly fishing gear. Buy it as part of a combo so it’s all well-balanced.

Best Budget Fly Rods

Not looking to spend much money? Check out these great cheap fly rods that will do the trick.

Best Fly Rods For Trout

If you’re fishing mainly for trout, then check out these trout specific fly rods that will help you out.

Best 4wt Rods

A bit bigger and a bit more versatile than a 3wt, these can cast at slightly larger fish.

Best 6wt Rods

Getting into the very bottom of the saltwater weights, a 6wt is a good all-water rod.

Best 8wt Rods

You can catch big salmon, or even smaller bonefish species with a good 8 weight fly rod.

Best Beginner Fly Rods

If you’re a beginner just looking for a great rod that won’t break the bank, check out this post.

Best Value Fly Rods

Cheap isn’t always best, here’s some good rods that may not be the cheapest, but offer great bang-for-buck.

Best Fly Rods For Bass

Bass is an increasingly popular species to fish, check out these best fly rods for bass.

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Best Fly Reels

Reviewed By The Pros

Below you’ll find all of the best fly reels on the market today. These are the best fly fishing reels available for all budgets.

Best 3wt Reels

Perfect for your small trout rod when fishing on small rivers.

MaxCatch Eco Best Fly Reel On A Budget

Best 5wt Reels

The most versatile of all fly rod weights. Pair this reel with your best 5wt rod.

Redington Behemoth Fly Reel

Best 7wt Reels

Perfect to add to your 7wt rod for larger trout or saltwater species.

Lamson Light Speed G5 Fly Reel Black

Best 9wt Reels

Strong, powerful and most ready for saltwater. Check the best 9wt reels now.

Best Saltwater Reels

Our list of the best saltwater fly rods on the market this year.

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Best Trout Reels

Trout-specific reels made for the angler who mainly fishes this species.

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Best 4wt Reels

Pair with your 4wt rod. A bit bigger and a bit more versatile than a 3wt.

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Best 6wt Reels

This is the lighter side of saltwater fishing so make sure the drag is sealed.

Lamson Force F3 SL II

Best 8wt Reels

8 weight is perfectly set in the saltwater line-up so get sealed drag here too.

Sage Spectrum Max

Best 10wt+ Reels

Get ready for smaller tarpon and larger bonefish with a sturdy 10wt fly reel.

Redington Rise II 10/11 Weight Reel

Best Budget Reels

Don’t want to spend a lot on a reel? Check out our list of cheaper reels.

Piscifun Platte Fly Reel Silver Color

Best Bass Reels

Get a strong drag for those powerful hits from bass. This list will help you out.

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Best Fly Line

Choosing fly line will largely depend on the weight of your reel and the type of fishing you’ll be doing. Below we’ve broken down all of the best fly lines for each of the categories of line.

Best Floating

A list of the best floating line on the market today with budget and top-end options.

Trout Fly Line

There are fly lines specifically engineered for trout fishing and we’ve narrowed the best.

Best Sinking

A list of the top sinking fly lines available this year including brands you know and trust.

Saltwater Line

If you’re saltwater fly fishing then you need line that can hold up to the elements. 

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Best Fly Vests

Reviewed By The Pros

Below you’ll find all of the best fly vests on the market today. These are the best fly fishing vests available for all budgets.

Anglatech Combo

 Not only comfortable but comes with enough storage for whatever you might need.

Anglatech Fly Fishing Back Vest Combo

Lightbare Vest Pack

Comes with a rod holder to keep your rod and fly reel stowed while walking around.

Lightbare Fly Fishing Vest Pack

Mydays Light Vest

Ideal for long days spent fishing or weekend backpacking trips where every ounce counts.

Bassdash Fly Vest

 This vest is loaded with pockets, zippers, straps, strings, and loops.

Bassdash Fly Fishing Vest

LOOGU Outdoor Vest

A cotton and polyester blend. Which makes it breathable, durable as well as soft.

LOOGU Outdoor Fly Fishing Vest

JSHANMEI Vest Combo

A lightweight, water-resistant vest complete with a breathable mesh that will keep you cool.

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Best Fly Fishing Gear

Reviewed By The Pros

Below you’ll find all of the best fly fishing gear on the market today. These are the best fly fishing nets, waders, boots, sunglasses, and accessories available for all budgets.

Best Polarized Sunglasses

Check out our list of the best fly fishing sunglasses on the market.

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Best Fly Waders

Stay dry on the river while getting into those hard to reach spots with the best fly fishing waders.

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Best Fly Fishing Packs

You need that extra storage to carry your gear. From slings to waste packs, you’ll find a pack in this epic guide.

Best Fly Fishing Backpacks

Best Fly Boxes

You need a place to store all of those well-tied flies. Check out our list of the best fly boxes.

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Fly Fishing Gifts

Looking for the perfect present for dad? Check out these fly fishing gifts.

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The Best Fly Fishing Nets

Don’t go out on the water before reading our guide to buying the best fly fishing nets.

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Best Cheap Waders

You don’t have to spend a fortune to have a great pair of waders. Check out these affordable ones!

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Best Fly Fishing Boots

Not all waders come with boots. Find the best fly fishing boots to go along with your waders.

Best Boot Foot Waders Made for Fishing with a Fly

Best Fly Fishing Flies

Your best chance of catching that fish will be in the flies that you use. Check out our guide to all fly fishing flies.

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Best Fly Fishing Books

Some great reads about fly fishing, fly tying, fly casting, fly history and more.

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Shop For Flies

Get the best flies for every occasion on the river, beach, lake or creek. First, check out our Best Flies For Fly Fishing Guide for an overview, then check out flies for individual applications below.

Best Dry Flies

Everyone loves to watch a fish strike a dry fly on a calm lake or rushing river. Here’s our list of the Best Dry Flies for your fly box.

Best Trout Flies

Check out our list of The 15 Best Trout Flies that every trout angler should have in their fly box.

Best Bass Flies

The ultimate fly guide for bass anglers, check out our list of the Best Bass Flies.

Best Panfish Flies

A growing craze amongst anglers is fishing for panfish. Check out this list of the Best Panfish Flies.

Best Pike Flies

Our ultimate guide to the Best Pike Flies will help any angler catch more pike.

Best Saltwater Flies

Before diving into the best flies for individual saltwater species, check out our guide to the Best Saltwater Flies overall.

Best Salmon Flies

Hunting down that next big chinook or steelhead? Check out this list of The Best Salmon Flies.

Best Tarpon Flies

Ever angler should catch a tarpon on a fly rod at least once in their lives. Do it with these Best Tarpon Flies.

Best Bonefish Flies

Ever angler should catch a tarpon on a fly rod at least once in their lives. Do it with these Best Tarpon Flies.

Best Terrestrial Flies

Check out our list of great hoppers, ants and more in our Best Terrestrial Flies guide.

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Why do we recommend shopping with Trident Fly Fishing?

Easy! We often recommend Amazon for ordering fly fishing gear online, but Amazon isn’t always the best option for shopping anglers. Why? Firstly, they don’t have as many fly fishing products as Trident does and with Amazon, you rarely get any customer support, returns, price matches or guarantees.

With Trident,  you get all of that, plus great customer support from real, professional anglers who can help you shop for the best gear.

We review and recommend the gear, and you can shop with confidence and security on the Trident Website with free shipping on almost all orders and satisfaction guarantees on almost all products.