Loading... Please wait...

Blog

Bella's birthday was a blast!

I had the opportunity to take my daughter fishing for her 10th birthday. She took out the Moriston 5wt Convert Switch Rod combo set with the Tyne Reels Trinity Fly Reel. It was a great time for the two of us. We both hooked in to some great fish, had lunch anchored [...]

Read More »


Skagit or Scandi : Pt. 4 - Recommended Casts & Formulas

This is the fourth (and final) part of a series exploring the differences between the Skagit and the Scandinavian Shooting Head systems.  In the first post, we talked about the brief history of each system: where they originated from, why they were necessary, and who was instrumental in their designs.  In the next post, we talked about the different physical [...]

Read More »


Skagit or Scandi : Pt. 3 - River Conditions

This is part 3 of a 4 part series exploring the differences between the Skagit and the Scandinavian Shooting Head systems.  In the first post, we talked about the brief history of each: where they originated from, why they were necessary, and who was instrumental in their designs.  In the next post, we talked about the different physical characteristics of [...]

Read More »


Skagit or Scandi : Pt. 2 - Head Characteristics

This is part 2 of a 4 part series exploring the differences between the Skagit and the Scandinavian Shooting Head systems.  In the first post, we talked about the brief history of each: where they originated from, why they were necessary, and who was instrumental in their designs.  In this post, we will talk about the different physical characteristics of [...]

Read More »


Skagit or Scandi : Pt. 1 - History

OverviewThere seems to be a lot of questions out there concerning the differences between Scandinavian heads and Skagit heads. What are the defining characteristics of the two head types? Under what conditions would an angler choose one over the other? Which head more readily facilitates which casts? How would a rod be geared up in [...]

Read More »


A Fly Rod Is A Lot Like...

A fly rod is a lot like an obstacle we may run into in life.  It starts off in pieces, barely recognizable.  Chunks of wood lying in the back corner of the shop, cork rings scattered on the bench, thread on the rack... you get the idea.  These components will not come together themselves.  The [...]

Read More »


A Word From The Wife...

A couple of years ago I knitted my hubby some hand warmers that he could wear fishing.  As you can tell, they have seen better days.  They are past the stage of hobo chic and are just falling apart. In preparation for knitting a new pair for the fall fishing season, maybe it’s time to analyze what worked and [...]

Read More »


Cutthroat are calling my name!

Over the Summer, my family and I took a trip to Montana.  They had an unexplainable desire to visit family.  I had a very obvious hunger to do a little backwoods fly fishing.  It was in early August and the weather was warm... the water, gin clear.  So clear in fact, that I [...]

Read More »


Not All Rogue River Rainbows Make It To The Ocean...

On Sunday, casting instructor Milo Lewis came into town to discuss a custom build project he had requested & to test our new blank using a demo rod we built for just such occasions.  How better to test a rod than to spool it up and go swinging for some Steelhead?  We made our way [...]

Read More »


Moriston Rod Company is now on Twitter!

That's right!  Be prepared for some pretty sweet tweets!  Let the fly fishing wit reign down like a fire from heaven.

Read More »




Recent Updates

Newsletter