2016 Season New England Fly Fishing Video

By Ben Carmichael

Fly Fishing Video 2016 was a great season of fly fishing in New England. Though, to be fair, I feel that way after most seasons; New England is such a beautiful place, with so many incredible places to fish, that I am often reminded of how fortunate I am — and, perhaps if you’re reading…

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Filson Tin Cloth Fishing Bag

By Ben Carmichael

Filson Tin Cloth Review GoreTex. H2No. Call it what you will, modern waterproof technologies are certainly effective, but they lack a bit of soul. They keep weather out, but they don’t weather well at all. When they age, they often break or simply stop being waterproof. You buy it, use it, and replace it —…

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The YETI Hopper

By Will Endicott

YETI Hopper: A Great Soft-Sided Cooler Gets An Upgrade A little backstory for you all. I backed my way into writing for ACC simply by following the website. I got a newsletter that inquired for new “Tool Reviewers”, and I pounced on the opportunity. See, as a full-time, professional contractor, I have obsessed over every…

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Costa Corbina Polarized Fishing Glasses

By Ben Carmichael

Costa Corbina Polarized Fishing Glasses Review They seem like such a simple thing: polarized glasses. But they are so important. I don’t get why so many spend so many hours obsessing over their flies, or their reels, and spend hours getting to a location, only to put on a crummy pair of polarized glasses. As people inevitably point…

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All You Need to Know About GoreTex Jackets

By Sarah Carmichael

What You Need to Know About GoreTex Jackets We could only see a few yards ahead of us. Dense fog obscured both the trail and the beautiful vistas the guidebook had promised. Wind whipped at the hood of my raincoat, somehow not clearing the fog at all, but managing to drive the rain sideways through…

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The Weekend Warrior Archer

By Robert Robillard

Rediscovering Archery 35-years ago, as a latch-key youngster, I was introduced to archery in a YMCA day camp. It was my favorite activity for several years until I discovered cars, and girls in high school, and later beer in college. Then of course came that thing we call life – which involved a career, a…

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Building A Sliding Barn Door

By Robert Robillard

Building and Installing a Sliding Door Today it seems like every home décor magazine and Pinterest board is covered with sliding barn door ideas. Whether it’s a modern, industrial-style door or a more rustic, country design, or something in between, I am seeing more and more interest in this trend from clients. One of the…

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How To Install Cobblestone Edging

By Robert Robillard

Cobble Stone Garden Edging and Borders I live in the Metro-Boston area where older streets are still paved in granite cobblestones and setts. Cobbles stones make great edging material for gardens, raised beds, pathways and even driveways. Cobblestone edging transforms a landscaping project into a neat and organized looking finished product.  In this article we…

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