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Author Archives: Bennett Colvin

Bennett Colvin lives in Steamboat, Colorado and is an avid fisherman, hiker, skier, and outdoorsman. Bennett instructs fly fishing and runs youth fly fishing programs. He also is a professional fly tier and ties publicly at fly shops and expos.

Oboz Crest Low Waterproof Review

With spring around the corner, I am excited to dig out the summer gear and hit the trail. My hiking boots have had a few months off and now it is time to get reacquainted. Starting out the hiking season I will be trying out Oboz Crest Low Waterproof hiking shoe. Based out of Bozeman, Montana, Oboz footwear has been ...

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Lowa Ticino GTX Lo Review

Lowa Ticino GTX

If you asked me to describe the ultimate footwear for mountain living it probably would look like the Lowa Ticino GTX Lo. The Lowa Ticino GTX Lo boot was created as casual footwear with the guts of a hiking boot. Widely known for their rugged hiking boots, Lowa has a lineup that is equally at home in the office and ...

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Echo Trip Fly Rod Review

Echo Trip Fly Rod

What is great about fly fishing is that there is a toy for every situation. If you are like me, there is a fly rod for every occasion. One particularly fun fly fishing rod that came out this year is the Echo Trip. The company Echo Fly Fishing is known industry wide to design outstanding fly rods with a creative ...

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Princeton Tec Sync Headlamp Review

Princeton Tec Sync

With the warm weather now upon us many of my outdoor activities extend into the evening.  After hours play often requires the use of a headlamp. I find myself carrying a headlamp when I go fishing, running, or biking just in case I end up staying out past dark.  That being said there are many different options when it comes ...

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SealLine Discovery Deck Dry Bag Review

SealLine Discover Deck Dry Bag

          Water and electronics rarely play well together.  Thank goodness for companies like SealLine who create products like dry bags, dry sacks, and protective cases that allow water sports enthusiasts to play in the water worry free. Throughout the years, as an avid fisherman, paddle boarder, and kayaker I have water damaged more gear than I would care ...

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Redington Prowler Wading Boot Review

Redington Prowler Wading Boot

It’s hard to appreciate how slippery a river bottom is until you find yourself wading in a swift current. In these hairy situations you realize that every rock is as slippery as ice.  At that point your only hope is to have a wading boot that is stable with solid traction like the Redington Prowler wading boot.  Rivers can be ...

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