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Tying Together Your Next Fly Rod Outfit

Buyer Michael McMillan goes over the rods, reels, and lines he recommends for fly fishing.

Top 5 Essential Fly Fishing Tips for Beginners

Catch fish, be outside and have fun learning a new sport

The Roundup

Backcountry’s monthly roundup of the best from the backcountry and beyond.

Fishing for the Right Raft

Gearheads are Backcountry’s outdoor experts, gear enthusiasts, and customer service team.

A Letter from the CEO

A Letter from the CEO

7 Essential Pieces of Fly Fishing Gear for Beginners

Check out our list of essential fly fishing gear, including fly fishing waders, to make your next fishing trip your best one yet.

8 Ways to Get Outside This Weekend

While the coronavirus has put the world on high-alert, there are still safe and responsible methods to get your nature fix while flattening the curve.

From Philly to Fly Fishing

Desperate for adventure outside the city, one Easterner travels hours to backpack in the mountains before making the decision to move west.

Our Top 10 U.S. Destinations for the New Decade

Are you looking for more adventures to fill the new decade? Here are 10 U.S. travel destinations to visit in the 2020s.

A Life Outside

Some towns just do it better. Here’s our five best outdoor towns and cities that prioritize time in nature.

10 Ways You Can Protect the Ocean

Here are 10 ways you can help protect the ocean, wherever you live.

Chasing Peacock Bass in the Colombian Amazon

Backcountry Ambassador Ruth Sims journeyed to Colombia in search of Peacock Bass. What she found was the adventure of a lifetime.