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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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Video: Hatch Outdoors Expands Beyond Reels

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John Torok of Hatch Outdoors explains some of the newest products for 2015 from the company that’s mostly known for its quality reels.

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Video: Icebreaker Nature Clothing Wading Socks

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Jeremy Tricola from Icebreaker Nature clothing discusses why their merino wool socks (which are guaranteed for life) are a perfect match with wading boots.

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Video: Outcast OSG Approach Inflatable SUP

Chris Callanan from Outcast Sporting Gear gives us the skinny on the company’s newest watercraft, called the OSG Approach inflatable SUP: The Approach has a small inflatable collar which makes it an extremely stable platform for maneuvering around and following … more

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