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Video: Hatch Nomad Pliers


John Torok of Hatch Outdoors gives us the rundown on the new Nomad pliers. They were the winner of the 2015 Field & Stream Best of the Best award this year and feature “Tungsten Carbide for abrasion resistance and reliable … more

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Video: Howler Brothers Spring 2015 Line


Rick Wittenbraker of Howler Brothers breaks down two popular pieces from the company’s just released Spring 2015 line – the Gaucho Snapshirt with western inspired hopper embroidery, and the Hopper Snapback denim hat.

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Video: ARC Fly Fishing Lines


Travis Thompson, Co-founder of ARC Fishing, gives MidCurrent an overview of the new company’s fly lines, which bring some innovative features not found with many other lines–things like variable compression zones that maximize performance of individual segments of the line, … more

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Video: Buff USA Pro Series Stripping Guards

Matt Crawford explains the Pro Series Stripping Guards from Buff USA. “Don’t let burns or line cuts shorten your time on the water,” says Buff. Designed to glide smoothly over your fingers, Fly Line Stripping Guards eliminate stripping cuts and … more

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Quick Tip: Winter Boat Storage


If you’re like me and don’t have an extra garage laying around, or want to pay for indoor storage space you’re relegated to protecting your raft or drift-boat all winter long outside. There are quite a few tips for prepping … more

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Quick Tip: Use Adhesive Sheet Magnets for Quick Fly Storage


Need a quick and easy solution for quick fly storage in your garage, boat, or car? Adhesive sheet magnets work wonders. No, they are not the most organized way to do things, but they are perfect for quick stowage during … more

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Quick Tip: Always Secure Your Boat Anchor


The car you see above is mine.  It was t-boned in an intersection about a mile from my house from a driver who’d gone through a red light.  I was also towing a recently refurbished wooden drift boat, which sadly … more

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Video: Patagonia’s “Foot Tractor” Wading Boot


In this video, Bill Klyn of Patagonia goes in-depth on the company’s revamped version of their high-end wading boot, the “foot tractor”. What the company says about their newest boot: “Here’s the problem: Steel studs, cleats or screw heads are … more

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Buff USA: UVX Balaclava with Insect Shield Protection


Last year Buff USA debuted the UVX Balaclava. This year they’ve upgraded the product with “insect-shield” protection. Matt Crawford of Buff explains the details of the product which should be available in the spring of 2015.

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Video: Smith Optics Dockside Fishing Glasses


The Dockside is one of Smith Optics’ newest styles, designed with the “avid waterman in mind,” says Cassie Abel of Smith. Things like extra large temples, large coverage and out-of-sight hinges combined with the company’s ChromaPop high-end lens makes it … more

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