Catching Smallies at Rockport Reservoir 8-23-15

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Fly fishing pal, Shad “Rack” Thomas, and I did some fly fishing “sploring” (exploring), as we called it, yesterday. Normally, we fish for small-mouth bass at Deer Creek Reservoir above Provo Canyon and below Heber City, Utah. We did some research and decided to give Rockport Reservoir–east of Park City about fifteen to twenty minutes […]


Nadi Fly Rods now offers guide services!

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(Flynn Chivers 19 inch brown caught on Diamond Fork with guiding assist from Randy Rodriguez.) ———————————————————- Nadi Fly Rods now offers guide services to streams in central and southeastern Utah. Check out the page “Guide Services” at nadiflyrods.com to see stream options and pricing. Randy Rodriguez looks forward to sharing with other anglers of varying […]


Jay Best: Winner of 2015 Custom Built Salem Hills High School Cheerleading Nadi Fly Rod!

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Thursday evening, August 13, 2015. Jay Best with custom built Salem Hills High School Cheerleading Nadi Fly Rod. —————- After three years of donating to the Salem Hills High School  cheerleading social and fundraising event, hoping to get his hands on one of the beautiful and high performance Nadi Fly Rods, long time fly angler […]

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Catching Smallies at Deer Creek Reservoir

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I fished for smallmouth bass at Deer Creek Reservoir with Shad Thomas this morning. We had a great time, catching and releasing 81 of these superb fighting fish ranging in size from an inch-and-a-half to twelve inches. The weather was outstanding as well, topping off a great float and fly fishing outing with my fishing […]


Diamond Fork Fishing with Flynn

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Today I fished Diamond Fork with Flynn Chivers, a Nadi Fly Rods client, who was interested in getting a little guidance on how to read a stream to improve fishing success. Diamond Fork is a fine small stream I have fished for years with generally good success, but as a technical stream I’ve had my […]


Winn Fly Grips

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Many of you are likely familiar with the grip manufacturer, Winn Grips. Known for making grips with tacky, non-slip, multiple polymer compounds for golf, tennis, bicycles and wraps, they have recently branched out into fishing applications, including fly fishing. This is exciting news for those fly anglers who might find that the traditional portuguese cork […]


RODgeeks Fly Rod Blanks

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Check out the new page dedicated to describing RODgeeks fly rod blanks, their high performance characteristics and potential color customizations. So many options for building a unique and interesting custom fly rod on a top shelf, but affordable blank! And now RodGeeks Carbon 4 fly blanks are offered in four smaller sizes to cover the […]