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Zach Matthews

Zach Matthews is a long-time contributor to many outdoor publications. He owns and runs The Itinerant Angler,, and is the host of its long-running podcast.


Articles by Zach Matthews:

Zen and the Art of Fly Reel Maintenance

Posted on: 15 Oct 2021

If you’ve been fly fishing for more than a month, you’ve probably heard these rules of thumb regarding saltwater fly reel maintenance. Rinse in fresh water after use; keep reels in cases when not fishing, so you don’t drop them and bend their spools, right? While a garden hose is [...]