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Video: Nautilus’s X Series Fly Reels

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Kristen Mustad of Nautilus Fly Reels explains why the newest reel, called the X series, just won both fresh- and saltwater best new reel categories at this year’s industry trade show.

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Video: “Dry Guy” Wader and Boot Dryer

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Steve Couder of Dry Guy products explains how to not suffer from wet waders and boots after day one of an extended fishing trip. The Dry Guy line of products is very reasonably priced and quick way to dry out … more

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Video: Innovative New 1CM Thick Fishing PFD Coming to Market

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Mike Fox, co-founder of Hyde Sportswear, gave us the lowdown at the Outdoor Retailer show on what I think has to be the most innovative PDF to come to the market for anglers in a very long time. Get more info … more

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Video: Umpqua Feather Merchants – Tenkara Assortment

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With the popularity surrounding the fishing technique known as tenkara it’s no wonder Umpqua Feather Merchants has decided to come out with an entire assortment of flies to complement it. Fly manager Brian Schmidt talks to MidCurrent about the new … more

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Video: New Bass Poppers – Umpqua Feather Merchants

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Fly manager Brian Schmidt from Umpqua Feather Merchants gives us a sneak peak at some of the newer popper styles that will be available in 2016 and how subtle differences in their design go a long way in differentiating them … more

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Video: Hell’s Bay Boatworks Skiff Line-Up

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Chris Peterson of Hell’s Bay Boatworks give us a quick rundown of some of the world’s best shallow water skiffs and what each model is good for.

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Video: IceBreaker Merino Leggings for Under-Wader Wear

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Jeremy Tricola of Icebreaker Nature Clothing goes over the benefits of using Merino wool as an under-wader baselayer, and why the Icebreaker brand got wool dialed.

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Quick Tip: How to Fix or Tune Oarlocks on the River

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The info below comes to us via the good folks at Sawyer Paddles and Oars and is specifically aimed at their Cobra style of oarlocks, but the tips can be used to tweak almost any other oar lock in a bind. … more

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Quick Tip: An Easy Way to Put a Rigged Rod in the Car

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After spending the last couple of weeks running around the wilds of Chile with the good folks at Magic Waters Lodge and getting in and out of cars and trucks from one fishing spot to the next, I finally stopped … more

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Video: St. Croix Legend X Adds Another Rod to the Line-Up

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St. Croix has added an 11-weight rod to their already impressive Legend X rod series. “The rods were designed specifically for fishing larger warm-water species like musky, pike and bass, and are built on blanks rolled with a multi-dynamic blend … more

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