Harry Spampinato

is Heavy's outdoor gear expert and travel enthusiast. A Wildlife Conservation and Ecology graduate from the University of Massachusetts, Harry is a wilderness guide, fly fisherman, avid international backpacker and fan of all things outdoors. He is based on Cape Cod Massachusetts when he's not testing gear out in the field and can be reached by email at harry.spampinato@heavy.com
  • Best Rain Gear For Fishing: 15 Essentials You Need

    Our list of the best rain gear for fishing has compiled a list of equipment and apparel that will keep you and your essentials dry, warm, and right in the middle of the action!

  • 11 Best Portable Kayaks: Your Buyer’s Guide

  • 11 Best Tent Lights: The Ultimate List

  • 45 Unique Gifts for Hunters: Your Ultimate List

  • 9 Best Fishing Creels: Your Ultimate List

  • 15 Best River Floating Tubes: Your Buyer’s Guide

    Whether you often float your local stream or look forward to an annual river trip, our list of the best river floating tubes will ensure your next float is enjoyed in comfort and style.

  • 5 Best Electric Trolling Motors for Small Craft

  • 15 Best Fishing Carts: Which Is Right for You?

  • 11 Best Sunglasses for Fishing: The Ultimate List (2019)

  • 11 Best Fishing Float Tubes: Your Buyer’s Guide

  • 11 Best Fishing Kayaks: Your Buyer’s Guide

    A compiled list of the best fishing kayaks on the market. Stand up kayaks, sit on top kayaks and tandem kayaks are all included in this fisherman's top 10 review.

  • 55 Unique Fishing Gifts: Your Ultimate List

  • 25 Best Travel Accessories for Europe

  • 15 Best Memory Foam Travel Pillows for Any Budget

  • The Best Fly Tying Vise: Which is Right For You?

  • 9 Best Fly Tying Kits for Beginners: Compare & Save

  • 7 Best Solar Panel Backpacks: Your Buying Guide

  • 25 Best Fly Fishing Books for Anglers of Any Level

  • 30 Cool Backpacks for Men Who Want to Stand Out

  • 7 Best Windproof Lighters: Compare & Save

    Whether you're trying to start a summer bonfire on a breezy beach or light a cigarette on a ski-lift, owning a windproof lighter is a serious game changer. Check out our top list for the best options!

  • 25 Cool Fishing Gadgets: Your Ultimate List

  • 51 Best Travel Gadgets You Need Before Your Next Trip

  • 15 Unique Chalk Bags for Bouldering & Rock Climbing

  • 11 Best Fishing Chairs: Compare, Buy & Save

  • 15 Best Trout Lures: The Ultimate List

    Keep your tackle box fresh with our list of the best trout lures so you can ensure your tackle arsenal is up to speed and fully stocked this season!

  • 5 Best Tent Heaters: Your Buyer’s Guide

  • 15 Unique Backpacks: Your Ultimate List

  • 10 Best Value Spinning Reels For Freshwater Fishing (2019)

  • 7 Best Telescopic Fishing Rods: The Ultimate List (2019)

  • 11 Best Ice Cleats: Which Is Right for You? (2019)

    Most of the best ice cleats are highly affordable and easy to use, so go ahead and add some safety and stability to your winter outdoor fun or daily commute!