Author: Spencer Durrant

Review: Skwala RS waders | Hatch Magazine

Review: Skwala RS waders | Hatch Magazine

Relative newcomer Skwala entered the fly fishing market earlier this year with a stated goal of upping the expectations fly anglers have for their g [...]
Review: Skwala Carbon waders | Hatch Magazine

Review: Skwala Carbon waders | Hatch Magazine

In my previous reviews of Skwala gear, I’ve made no attempt to hide how much I love what this company is doing. They’re new, as of 2022, with just a [...]
Review: Korkers River Ops BOA wading boots | Hatch Magazine

Review: Korkers River Ops BOA wading boots | Hatch Magazine

Almost a year ago, I reviewed the original Korkers River Ops boots. If you didn’t read that review at the time it was published, it’s worth referrin [...]
Review: Skwala RS wading jacket | Hatch Magazine

Review: Skwala RS wading jacket | Hatch Magazine

Skwala Fishing’s innovation and desire to push the fly fishing apparel market in new directions has been a welcome breath of fresh air in 2022. Thei [...]
Review: Skwala Fusion 3/2 Puffy jacket | Hatch Magazine

Review: Skwala Fusion 3/2 Puffy jacket | Hatch Magazine

Skwala Fishing, the recently launched, Montana-based apparel company staffed by a veritable horde of industry veterans, isn’t just another new kid o [...]
How to make your own killer fly | Hatch Magazine

How to make your own killer fly | Hatch Magazine

The wind howled from the West and snow fell sideways, which made trout fishing rather pointless. It was the kind of spring weather that you just can [...]
How to buy great used fly rods | Hatch Magazine

How to buy great used fly rods | Hatch Magazine

I’ve been reviewing fly rods for about a decade. From the latest and greatest flagship rods to sticks from boutique builders, I’ve had the chance to [...]
The marvel of grayling | Hatch Magazine

The marvel of grayling | Hatch Magazine

It was muggy and hot in Fairbanks when Lander Crook and I left his apartment and started driving north. I was in Alaska for a few weeks; Lander was [...]
Why do so many trout anglers hate whitefish? | Hatch Magazine

Why do so many trout anglers hate whitefish? | Hatch Magazine

Despite the increased focus on and effort devoted to native fish conservation these days, the mountain whitefish is often overlooked or maligned. Wh [...]
Review: Hardy Ultralite X fly rod | Hatch Magazine

Review: Hardy Ultralite X fly rod | Hatch Magazine

Over the past few years, Hardy has consistently, and some would argue quietly, introduced one fantastic fly rod after another. Hardy’s Zephrus Ul [...]
Review: Hardy Ultradisc Cassette fly reel | Hatch Magazine

Review: Hardy Ultradisc Cassette fly reel | Hatch Magazine

Hardy ended 2021 with a slew of new products. From a line of exceptional fly rods (which I’ll review in an upcoming piece, so stay tuned!) to a h [...]
Tips for tying tiny flies | Hatch Magazine

Tips for tying tiny flies | Hatch Magazine

As any angler should know, we’re in a business where size matters. We’re taught that streamers the size of mops (sometimes the entire mop) are a [...]
12 / 12 POSTS