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First Glance: LifeProof Nuud Phone Case

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Last year I reported on the LifePro Fre iPhone case.  It was the first case for a phone I ever owned and I’ll admit I was skeptical. It turns out that I was blown away. As someone who’s around water … more

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Epic Rod Build Update: Taking Your Time

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For the past few weeks I’ve taken on building my first fly rod. The blank and almost all essential elements are from a company called Swift Fly Fishing in New Zealand, who will sell their gorgeous fiberglass blanks to you … more

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First Glance: NikWax Outdoor Waterproofing Products

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Okay, truth be told the products I’ve been using lately from NikWax have nothing to do with waterproofing. While the company is much better known for their large range of products that do just that, I’ve been using their Sandal … more

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Epic Rod Build Update: Getting Started…

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A few weeks ago I launched into a rod building project.  My first…. Since then I had a pile of work that was unexpected and I’ve been slow to get back to the rod. So I’m basically starting anew and … more

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Need a Super-Light Sleeping Bag for Backcountry Fishing?

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A few weeks ago we let you know about some summer camping “hacks” to help you get ready for the upcoming fishing season. This week I thought I’d continue the camping line of thought with a review on one of … more

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Podcast Interview: Waterstrider Inventor Dave Inks

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This week on MidCurrent we chat with Dave Inks, inventor of a personal watercraft called the Waterstrider. Dave was born in Montana and started out in the fishing industry over 40 years ago. He helped start the Federation of Fly … more

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Quick Tip: Summertime Camping Hacks

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Okay, admittedly I’m jumping the gun here a little bit, but camping season is just around the corner, and who doesn’t want to sleep under the stars after a day of catching fish? Here are a few random tips I’ve … more

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Video: Sawyer Square Top V-Lam Oars

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Zac Kauffman of Sawyer Paddles and Oars explains their newest oar, called the Squaretop V-Lam. Besides being one of the prettiest oars I’ve ever seen it’s also incredibly rugged and rower-friendly.  It’s described by Sawyer as, “a solid wood oar … more

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Quick Tip: DIY Travel Stripping Basket

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This great little DIY stripping basket idea came from my friend Paul Prentiss and my local fly shop, Front Range Anglers. I see Paul infrequently at my local bass haunt and he’s always got this homemade stripping basket with him. We … more

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Video: What All Anglers Should Have in Their First Aid Kits

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Neil Luering, Orvis endorsed guide, former firefighter and paramedic, took the time to show MidCurrent some of the essentials of what should be in every angler’s first aid kit. Whether it’s in your boat, car or backpack, these are the … more

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