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Podcast Interview: Jon Bauer of Bauer Fly Reels

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This past week MidCurrent had the privilege to speak to Jon Bauer of Bauer Fly Reels. Jon is one of the nicest guys in the biz and has also been making some of the finest fly reels in the industry … more

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Video: Sneak Peak – Icebreaker Nature Clothing for Fishing

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Jeremy Tricola from Icebreaker Nature Clothing goes over some of what’s new from the company for fishing apparel that will be available in spring 2015.

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Sage Domain Reel Series

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Kara Armano explains Sage’s newest full-frame reel design in their lineup, the Domain, which comes in sizes 5 -10 and retails from $340 – $380. Features of the Domain Reel: SCS drag system Large arbor for fast line pick up … more

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Scientific Anglers “Frequency” Line Series

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Andrew Bosway, research and development manager for Scientific Anglers updates MidCurrent on the entire Frequency line series, which will be available late fall of 2014 and retail for $49.95.

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Video: Chota Outdoor Gear Shoulder Suspender Wader System

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Frank Bryant, owner of Chota Outdoor Gear, explains his unique and patented shoulder wader suspender system. Frank says, “The Patented DUCS® Suspender System secures shoulder straps firmly even on rough terrain, and allows the South Fork waders to be easily … more

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Video: Umpqua’s New Tongass Waterproof Packs

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Justin Nolan from Umpqua Feather Merchants gives MidCurrent a glance at the new Tongass Waterproof 650 waist pack (msrp $169.99) as well as a quick overview of the rest of the Tongass line of waterproof packs that are due out … more

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Video: Finn Utility – Richmond Tube Roll

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Finn Utility makes some absolutely gorgeous pieces of gear for the fly fishing world. The brand has that “gotta have it, even if you don’t need it” feel to it.  In my humble opinion their latest piece, the Richmond Tube … more

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Video: PEAK Jurassic Series Large Iron Retention System

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Al Ritt, brand manager for PEAK fishing products, explains the company’s LIRS or Large Iron Retention System, for tying massive offshore flies or other conventional pieces for anywhere over-sized hooks are needed. From PEAK: With the growing popularity of large fresh … more

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Video: New Rods from Tenkara USA

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Founder and owner Daniel Galhardo of Tenkara USA talks about his two new “triple zoom” rods that were released this year.  They’re called the Rhodo and the Sato and are complete with features like a storage “garage” for your rod’s … more

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Video: Echo Fiberglass Spey and Switch Rods

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Red Kulper of Echo Fly Rods gives MidCurrent an overview of the company’s very reasonably priced fiberglass Switch and Spey rods that are new for 2015.

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