Author: Jesse

Heaven On Earth

Article By: Cody Ling @kai_yo_tay Montana has a long history of mining hard metals. Butte, specifically, has been called “The Richest Hill On Earth” and has been the epicenter of mining in the Treasure State. Although mining has been an economic crutch for Montana, the reality is that it can result in harsh environmental impacts.
August 6, 2019 Stories

Customer Testimonial Ron W.

  “Just wanted to drop you at Douglas a line to tell you about my experience with your sky fly rod. I absolutely love this rod. It roll casts like a charm. I do a lot of nymph fishing and this rod really performs. It’s accuracy with casts is impeccable. Today I decided to fish

July 16, 2019 Testimonial

LRS Fly 9’5wt Review

Article and photos by Spencer Durrant: Gear Review: Douglas Outdoors LRS 9′ 5wt Around the end of last year, Douglas Outdoors introduce their new LRS line of rods. LRS stands for “Lake, River, Sea,” indicating that Douglas intends this rod family to address your angling needs no matter the body of water you’re in.
July 8, 2019 Review

Father’s Day

By Cody Ling @kai_yo_tay Father’s day is a special time for most. It’s a day that we get to ignore the busyness of life and remember the times we have shared with our dads. Some of us may think back to throwing a ball around in the yard with him, or seeing him man the

Understanding Fly Rod Action

By Spencer Durrant   A few months ago I found myself in a tight spot money-wise. We all get there, and we all find creative ways to get out of them. One look at my collection of two dozen fly rods was all I needed to know that selling a few wouldn’t break my heart

May 20, 2019 Tips

Douglas SKY 9’ 8wt review

Author: Richard Franklin (sweetandsalt senior member)   I have cast, fished and/or own a bunch of Douglas SKY’s from small stream trout to oceanic environs sizes. Douglas Outdoors is a New York State company that someday is going to build rods in a brand new, advanced technology rod shop but currently has them fabricated in

April 25, 2019 Review, Testimonial

Douglas Pro Brent Butler Wins!

Photo Credit: Justin Onslow & Charles Waldrof, FLW.   On day two of the Costa FLW Series Southeastern Division event on Lake Chickamauga, Douglas Pro Brent Butler weighed in a bag he’ll never forget. Weighing in 37 pounds, 5 ounces, it not only catapulted him from 40th to 1st place, it also etched his name in the
March 25, 2019 News


Synopsis: The guys from recently took on a LRS 7wt Fly Rod to get a better look at the newest release from Douglas Outdoors. They put it to the test, visiting some smaller Florida waters that hold big Largemouth Bass. The goal: (catch fish of course!) but also, closely examine the new LRS fly

February 25, 2019 Review LRS Spin/Cast Review

by Thomas Brzezinski I had the opportunity to fish with Dave McKenna from Douglas Outdoors and try out some of their bass fishing rods for the first time. We took the day to fish in Lake Mohawk of Sparta NJ a 800 acre private lake filled with largemouth, smallmouth, pickerel and hybrid striped bass. Our

February 14, 2019 Review

More Women Fly Fishing – CBS 4 Denver

A segment from CBS 4 Denver which filmed and aired during the 2019 Fly Fishing Show. Highlighting how our sport is gaining in popularity among women. And … featuring some great rods!  

January 9, 2019 Stories
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