Author Archives: Alex Cerveniak

Three New Fly Rod Models from Redington

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Torrent Redington designed the Torrent to be an all-around rod for anglers of all skill levels. We cast it, and felt it packed some punch, without overshadowing the finesse and feel, perhaps that’s thanks to the premium Toray graphite Redington … more

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New Breathable Guide Jacket from Frogg Toggs

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Pilot Breathable Guide Jacket Frogg Toggs may not be the most familiar name in fishing outerwear (yet), but this brand is growing its fan base, specifically on the performance-for-dollar value platform. The Pilot breathable guide jacket features a durable 4-ply nylon … more

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New Indicator Leader from BlueSky

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Drifter Strike Indicator Leader The new Drifter Strike Indicator leader from BlueSky Furled Leaders is constructed of a furled nylon butt section knotted to a level section of fluorocarbon.  Because of the fluorocarbon’s higher specific gravity than water, the Drifter … more

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Schweitzer: Fly Fishing RMNP During and After Runoff

It’s no secret that Rocky Mountain National Park experienced a record snowpack in 2011. In some areas, the white stuff was almost too deep to measure, and for some time, unwilling to melt. Many disaster experts who feared a sudden … more

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Custom Fly Rod & Reel Giveaway at Howler Brothers

Howler Brothers, the outdoor and coastal lifestyle clothing company, recently launched a contest on their social media sites for a free custom Howler Bros branded fly reel and rod. The contest will run until August 15th, and you must be … more

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RIO Products Gears Up for ACS’s Relay for Life

Rio Products will be sending 20 team members to the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life walk in Idaho Falls, Idaho on July 8 and 9, 2011. The team, which is currently fundraising, “will camp out overnight and take turns … more

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Stand Up Paddleboards 101

Stand Up Paddleboards (SUP) originated in Hawaii as an easy way for surf instructors and photographers to better see what was going on around them. The popularity of SUPs has increased dramatically over recent years, with fly anglers beginning to take … more

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Sage Aims to Redefine Casting Accuracy, Unveils “The One” Fly Rod

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In August/September 2011, Sage Manufacturing will be launching The ONE rod series. The ONE rod is the first fly rod to take advantage of Sage’s groundbreaking Konnetic technology. Konnetic technology, the most recent evolution in fly rod innovation, uses new … more

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Review: Cabela’s New CGR Fiberglass Series Fly Rods

In honor of their 50th anniversary, Cabela’s recently introduced their CGR (“Custom Glass Rod”) Series, a new line of fiberglass fly rods. Cameron Mortenson reviews each rod in the new series on his Fiberglass Manifesto Web site.  Said Mortenson, “This entire … more

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Spey Nation Celebrates Its Fourth Year

Spey Nation is a free annual event on New York’s Salmon River which offers the unique opportunity for fly anglers and manufacturers to gather in a streamside setting to learn the ins and outs of fly fishing with a two-handed … more

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