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Video: Chota Outdoor Gear Shoulder Suspender Wader System

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Frank Bryant, owner of Chota Outdoor Gear, explains the  unique shoulder wader suspender system in the company’s new waders. Frank says, “The Patented DUCS® Suspender System secures shoulder straps firmly even on rough terrain, and allows the South Fork waders to … 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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Video: Howler Brothers Quepos Quilted Jacket & Merlin Vest

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Chase Heard of Howler Brothers chats about the Fall 2014 line from the company and the new outerwear pieces they are bringing to market, like the Merlin Vest and Quepos Quilted Jacket.

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Video: Vedavoo Deluxe Tightlines Sling Pack & Spinner Daypack

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Scott Hunter, founder and owner of Vedavoo Gear, shows off the company’s two completely made-in-the-USA marquee products: the Tightlines Sling Pack Deluxe and the Spinner Daypack.

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Costa to Host Catch and Release Awards In 2014 Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby

From Costa: Costa Sunglasses partnered with the 2014 Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby to host the Costa Catch and Release Awards in this year’s tournament. During the event, which begins Sat., Sept. 14 and concludes on Sat., Oct. … more

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Video: Abel Reels Offers New Sealed-Drag Reel

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Jeff Paterson of Abel Reels gets into what he calls the company’s “headline act” for 2015: a reel the company has been working on for four or five years called the Sealed Drag or SD series.

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