New Superfine Glass Rods and Women’s Silver Sonic Waders Win Fly Fisherman‘s 2014 Gear Guide Awards

Written by: Phil Monahan

Fly Fisherman magazine has just released its 2014 Gear Guide Awards, and two new Orvis products are on the list. Writing about the new Superfine Glass rods, which took top honors in the Best Fiberglass Rod category, editor Ross Purnell says:

After a long period of testing, tweaking, and tuning, Orvis has finally released the Superfine Glass, rolled and assembled at the Orvis rod shop in Manchester, Vermont, and priced under $400. There is no excuse for any serious glass geek not to at least give these rods a try. [Read the full review here.]

Expect these sticks to be available online and in shops in January.

By now, our Women’s Silver Sonic Convertible-Top Waders need no introduction, and the Fly Fisherman judge did not mince words in her praise:

Orvis nailed the fit here—these are the best-fitting waders I’ve tried, and together with the convertible top, made these my favorite of all the women’s waders I tested this year. [Read the full review here.]

Fly Fisherman’s 2014 Gear Guide will be on sale nationwide on November 19, 2013, and it’s packed with sneak previews of the best new rods, reels, lines, and other tackle items you’ll see on store shelves in 2014. Check it out.

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