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Video: New Allen Omega XLA Reel

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AJ Gottschalk from Allen Fly Fishing explains the newest, made-in-USA (Detroit) Omega XLA reels, which are designed for spey, lower-diameter lines, and any other application that requires maximum arbor size for big game fish.

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Video: ARC Fishing Introduces Two New Lines

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ARC Fishing has sprung onto the fly fishing scene the last few years with an impressive selection of new line and tippet technologies.  They’ve now introduced two new products to their 99 series of fly lines, which Travis Thompson, one of the … more

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Video: Maxxon Outfitters Versa Fly/Spin Rod

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Justin Cameron of Maxxon Outfitters shows us that it’s not always just about fly fishing with the company’s Versa Rod. The five-piece rod switches very quickly from a 4/5-weight fly rod to a 2-8-pound spinning rod with the flip of … more

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Video: Two New Orvis Rods

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Tom Rosenbauer, king of all things Orvis, gives MidCurrent the scoop on the new Superfine Glass 6wt rod as well as the four new short (7’11”) rods in the Recon series.

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Video: Grayl Water Filtration System

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Shawn Penrod of Grayl goes over the company’s line up of revolutionary portable water filtration cups, including the newest super-light-weight version of the popular system called the UL.

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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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