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Keeping you informed on everything you need to know along your adventure.

The Drift Fly Fishing Blog is your best resource for fly fishing information, featuring How To Articles, Learning Videos, Gear Reviews, Fishing Reports, and Fishing Photos, brought to you by ReelFlyRod, the World's Premier Fly Shop.

Echo Trout X Fly Rod Review
November 29, 2022 | Thomas Nugent

Echo Trout X Fly Rod Review

Gear Reviews
Echo Boost Fresh Fly Rod Review
November 22, 2022 | Thomas Nugent

Echo Boost Fresh Fly Rod Review

Gear Reviews
Best Fly Rods for the Money
November 17, 2022 | Thomas Nugent

Best Fly Rods for the Money

Best Gear Lists, Gear Reviews
Fly Fishing Black Friday Deals
November 15, 2022 | Thomas Nugent

Fly Fishing Black Friday Deals

Best Gear Lists
Waterworks-Lamson CenterFire Fly Reel Review
November 10, 2022 | Thomas Nugent

Waterworks-Lamson CenterFire Fly Reel Review

Gear Reviews
Fiberglass Fly Rods
November 10, 2022 | Thomas Nugent

Fiberglass Fly Rods

Gear Reviews
Must-have Fly Fishing Gear
November 01, 2022 | Thomas Nugent

10 Must-have Gear for Fly Fishing Beginners

Tips & Tricks
Best Waterproof Duffel Bags
October 28, 2022 | Kyle Mikesell

Best Waterproof Duffel Bags

Best Gear Lists, Gear Reviews
October 28, 2022 | Matt Parker

Mad River Fishing Report 10.28.22

Fishing Reports
Waterproof Fly Fishing Backpacks
October 24, 2022 | Kyle Mikesell

Waterproof Fly Fishing Backpacks

Best Gear Lists, Gear Reviews
Orvis Hydros II Euro Fly Reel Review
October 14, 2022 | Thomas Nugent

Orvis Hydros II Euro Fly Reel Review

Gear Reviews
About ReelFlyRod
October 14, 2022 | Todd Mikesell

About ReelFlyRod

The Fly Shop
Best Fly Rod Combos Under $200
October 11, 2022 | Kyle Mikesell

Best Fly Rod Combos Under $200

Best Gear Lists, Gear Reviews
Sippin' the Dry // Episode 20: New Waterworks-Lamson & Hardy Bros Fly Reels
Industry News, Podcasts, The Fly Shop
October 07, 2022 | Matt Parker

Southwest Ohio Smallmouth Fishing Report 10.7.22

Fishing Reports
Best Women's Fishing Waders of 2023
October 04, 2022 | Thomas Nugent

Best Women's Fishing Waders of 2023

Best Gear Lists
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September 29, 2022 | Kyle Mikesell

How to Size Fishing Waders

Tips & Tricks
September 23, 2022 | Matt Parker

Southwest Ohio Smallmouth Fishing Report 9.23.22

Fishing Reports
September 23, 2022 | Matt Parker

Mad River Fishing Report 9.23.22

Fishing Reports
Best Waders of 2022
September 22, 2022 | Thomas Nugent

Best Fly Fishing Waders for Men of 2023

Best Gear Lists, Gear Reviews
Orvis Superfine Glass Fly Rod Review
September 22, 2022 | Thomas Nugent

Orvis Superfine Glass Fly Rod Review

Gear Reviews
September 16, 2022 | Kyle Brown

Mad River Fishing Report 9.16.22

Fishing Reports
September 16, 2022 | Matt Parker

Southwest Ohio Smallmouth Fishing Report 9.16.22

Fishing Reports
Orvis SSR Fly Reel Review
September 12, 2022 | Thomas Nugent

Orvis SSR Fly Reel Review

Gear Reviews
September 09, 2022 | Matt Parker

Southwest Ohio Smallmouth Fishing Report 9.9.22

Fishing Reports
September 09, 2022 | Matt Parker

Mad River Fishing Report 9.9.22

Fishing Reports
Sippin' The Dry Episode 17: New Scott Wave Fly Rod Review
Gear Reviews, Podcasts
September 02, 2022 | Thomas Nugent

Southwest Ohio Smallmouth Fishing Report 9.2.22

Fishing Reports
Scott Wave Fly Rod Review
September 01, 2022 | Thomas Nugent

Scott Wave Fly Rod Review

Gear Reviews
August 26, 2022 | Matt Parker

Mad River Fishing Report 8.26.22

Fishing Reports
August 26, 2022 | Matt Parker

Southwest Ohio Smallmouth Fishing Report 8.26.22

Fishing Reports
Redington Field Kit Reviews
August 16, 2022 | Thomas Nugent

Redington Field Kit Reviews

Gear Reviews
August 01, 2022 | Matt Parker

Mad River Trout Fishing Report 7.27.22

Fishing Reports
Fishing Reports
Echo Indicator Fly Rod
July 20, 2022 | Thomas Nugent

Echo Indicator Fly Rod Review

Gear Reviews
Redington Euro Nymph Field Kit
July 18, 2022 | Thomas Nugent

Redington Euro Nymph Field Kit Review

Gear Reviews
Fishing Reports
July 14, 2022 | Kyle Brown

Mad River Fishing Report 7.14.22

Fishing Reports
Thomas & Thomas Paradigm Fly Rod Review
July 13, 2022 | Thomas Nugent

Thomas & Thomas Paradigm Fly Rod Review

Gear Reviews
Thomas & Thomas Contact II Euro Nymph Rod Review
July 07, 2022 | Thomas Nugent

Thomas & Thomas Contact II Euro Nymph Rod Review

Gear Reviews
Temple Fork Outfitters PRO III - New for 2022
June 22, 2022 | Thomas Nugent

Temple Fork Outfitters PRO III - New for 2022

Gear Reviews
Thomas & Thomas - Brand Spotlight
Gear Reviews
Gear Reviews
Fly Fishing Father's Day Gift Ideas
June 08, 2022 | Thomas Nugent

Fly Fishing Father's Day Gift Ideas

Gear Reviews
7wt Fly Rod: Best Uses and Benefits
May 25, 2022 | Thomas Nugent

7wt Fly Rod: The Heavyweight Utility Rod

Tips & Tricks
May 13, 2022 | Kyle Brown

Southwest Ohio River Report 5.12.22

Fishing Reports
G. Loomis IMX Pro Series
May 09, 2022 | Thomas Nugent

G. Loomis IMX Pro Series - Review

Gear Reviews
April 29, 2022 | Kyle Brown

Mad River Fishing Report 4.30.22

Fishing Reports
Angler of the Month - Chris Masterson
April 26, 2022 | Thomas Nugent

Angler of the Month - Chris Masterson

Angler of the Month
April 26, 2022 | ReelFlyRod

Southwest Ohio Fishing Report 4/26

Fishing Reports
Redington TRAILBLAZER
April 25, 2022 | Thomas Nugent

Redington TRAILBLAZER

Gear Reviews
Green with Envy - R.L. Winston Rods
April 21, 2022 | Thomas Nugent

Green with Envy - R.L. Winston Rods

Gear Reviews
2022 Redington Butter Stick
April 20, 2022 | Thomas Nugent

2022 Redington Butter Stick

Gear Reviews
2022 International Fly Tackle Dealer Wrap Up
April 14, 2022 | Clay Carter

2022 International Fly Tackle Dealer Wrap Up

Tips & Tricks
Sage R8 Core Teaser
March 30, 2022 | Thomas Nugent

Sage R8 Core Reveal

Gear Reviews
Best Switch Rods 2022
March 18, 2022 | Thomas Nugent

Best Switch Rods 2022

Gear Reviews
Top Rigs for Fly Fishing Trout - Marine Depot Direct
Tips & Tricks
February Angler of the Month - Bobby Arnold
February 14, 2022 | Thomas Nugent

February Angler of the Month - Bobby Arnold

Angler of the Month
Best Hardy Reels of 2022
February 07, 2022 | Kyle Brown

Best Hardy Reels of 2022

Best Gear Lists
How to Travel with your Fly Fishing Gear - RIVERSMITH
Tips & Tricks
The Best Dry Fly Rods of 2022
January 24, 2022 | Thomas Nugent

The Best Dry Fly Rods of 2022

Gear Reviews
Fishpond Summit Sling 2.0 Review
January 19, 2022 | Kyle Brown

Fishpond Summit Sling 2.0 Review

Gear Reviews
New 2022 Simms G3 Guide Waders Review
January 17, 2022 | Kyle Brown

New 2022 Simms G3 Guide Waders Review

Gear Reviews
January Angler of the Month - Jon Strawsberg
January 10, 2022 | Kyle Brown

January Angler of the Month - Jon Strawsberg

Angler of the Month
Introducing ReelFlyRod's Newest Brand: Hardy
December 30, 2021 | Kyle Brown

Introducing ReelFlyRod's Newest Brand: Hardy

The Fly Shop
How to Clean Your Fly Rod
November 15, 2021 | Kyle Brown

How to Clean Your Fly Rod

Tips & Tricks
Best Fly Fishing Christmas Gifts Ideas for 2021
October 24, 2021 | Kyle Brown

Best Fly Fishing Christmas Gifts Ideas for 2021

Gear Reviews
October Anglers of the Month - Cari & Jim Vota
October 15, 2021 | Kyle Brown

October Anglers of the Month - Cari & Jim Vota

Angler of the Month
How to Clean and Maintain Your Fly Line
October 05, 2021 | Kyle Brown

How to Clean and Maintain Your Fly Line

Tips & Tricks
The Best Musky Fly Rods of 2022
September 27, 2021 | Kyle Brown

The Best Musky Fly Rods of 2022

Gear Reviews
September Angler of the Month - Federico Rozenmuter
September 17, 2021 | Kyle Brown

September Angler of the Month - Federico Rozenmuter

Angler of the Month
August Angler of the Month - Boris Kan
August 04, 2021 | Kyle Brown

August Angler of the Month - Boris Kan

Angler of the Month
The International Fly Shop
July 26, 2021 | Kyle Brown

The International Fly Shop

The Fly Shop
Introducing the NEW Hatch Iconic Reel!
June 29, 2021 | Kyle Brown

Introducing the NEW Hatch Iconic Reel!

Gear Reviews
Introducing April's Angler of the Month!
April 09, 2021 | Matt Parker

Introducing April's Angler of the Month!

Angler of the Month
Meet the Pro Staff
March 25, 2021 | Kyle Brown

Meet the Pro Staff

The Fly Shop
Building Update
March 25, 2021 | Todd Mikesell

Building Update

The Fly Shop
Progress update on the new facility
September 08, 2020 | Todd Mikesell

Progress update on the new facility

The Fly Shop
Future Home of ReelFlyRod
July 31, 2020 | Todd Mikesell

Future Home of ReelFlyRod

Introducing March's Angler of the Month!
March 06, 2020 | Matt Parker

Introducing March's Angler of the Month!

Angler of the Month
Gearing Up For Saltwater 2020: The Avid Angler
February 21, 2020 | Kyle Brown

Gearing Up For Saltwater 2020: The Avid Angler

Tips & Tricks
Gearing Up for Saltwater 2020 on a Budget!
February 07, 2020 | Kyle Brown

Gearing Up for Saltwater 2020 on a Budget!

Tips & Tricks
2021-2022 FLY FISHING GUIDED PROGRAMS
February 06, 2020 | Kyle Brown

2022-2023 FLY FISHING GUIDED PROGRAMS

Guided Trips
February's Angler Of the Month!
January 31, 2020 | Matt Parker

February's Angler Of the Month!

Angler of the Month
Introducing: Angler of the Month!
January 31, 2020 | Matt Parker

Introducing: Angler of the Month!

Angler of the Month
2019 IFTD New Product Awards Announced
October 21, 2019 | Kyle Brown

2019 IFTD New Product Awards Announced

Gear Reviews
Why You Should Support Your Local Fly Shop
August 22, 2019 | Todd Mikesell

Why You Should Support Your Local Fly Shop

Tips & Tricks
Women Fly Fishing : The Future Of The Sport
July 12, 2019 | Todd Mikesell

Women Fly Fishing : The Future Of The Sport

Tips & Tricks
Best Fly Fishing Combos For Beginners
April 22, 2019 | Kyle Brown

Best Fly Fishing Combos For Beginners

Gear Reviews
How To Choose A Fly Rod
April 01, 2019 | Todd Mikesell

How To Choose A Fly Rod

Tips & Tricks
Introduce Fly Fishing to Kids
April 01, 2019 | Todd Mikesell

Introduce Fly Fishing to Kids

Tips & Tricks
Bauer RX Fly Reel Review
February 04, 2019 | Todd Mikesell

Bauer RX Fly Reel Review

Gear Reviews
Hatch Nipper 2 Review
January 21, 2019 | Kyle Brown

Hatch Nipper 2 Review

Gear Reviews
Increase Hook-Ups: The Strip Set
January 18, 2019 | Todd Mikesell

Increase Hook-Ups: The Strip Set

Tips & Tricks

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