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Video: Orvis Hydros SL Reel

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Tom Rosenbauer of the Orvis company offers details on the 2016 Hydros SL, a super large arbor fly reel.

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Video: Abel Reels – New Art Finishes for 2016

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Jeff Patterson from Abel Reels goes over a few of the almost endless options for reel finishes for 2016.

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Video: Cheeky Fly Fishing Reel Line up

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Ted Upton of Cheeky Fly Fishing goes through the entire lineup of new products for 2016 from the company, including reels, spools and pliers.

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Video: Sage Bolt Series Fly Rods

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Jerry Siem, long time buggy whip developer over at Sage Fly Fishing, gives MidCurrent the scoop on the new BOLT series of rods. As the company says, “The ultra-fast action of the BOLT makes high line speeds and tight loops easier, … more

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Video: Hardy Zephrus Saltwater Series Fly Rods

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Howard Croston goes deep on detail about Hardy’s one- and four-piece Zephrus salt water fly rods, new for 2016.

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Video: Updated Click Series Fly Reels from Sage

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Jesse Robbins, product developer for Sage Fly Fishing, goes through the ins and outs of the updated Click Series of reels from the company.

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Video: Outcast Sporting Gear OSG Striker Inflatable Frameless Raft

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Chris Callanan of Outcast Sporting Gear covers the basics of the company’s new 102-pound frameless fishing raft that will be available in 2016, the OSG Striker.

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Video: Hatch Outdoors Nippers

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Danny Ashcroft from Hatch Outdoors dishes on the company’s newest high-end accessory, the Hatch Nipper, as well as their newest prototype reel knobs.

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Video: Peak Fishing Large Iron Retention Vices

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Al Ritt from PEAK Fishing sets us straight on the newest way to hold large hooks and how the company’s award winning LIRS (Large Iron Retention System) achieves that goal for the growing number of longer-shanked flies and heavier thread applications.

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Video: New Trout Tippet and Leader Technology from RIO

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The ever gracious Simon Gawesworth took some time at this year’s industry trade show to tell MidCurrent why the newest trout tippets and leaders from RIO Products are much much stronger than they used to be.

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