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Video: Outcast Sporting Gear OSG Striker Inflatable Frameless Raft


Chris Callanan of Outcast Sporting Gear covers the basics of the company’s new 102-pound frameless fishing raft that will be available in 2016, the OSG Striker.

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Video: Hatch Outdoors Nippers


Danny Ashcroft from Hatch Outdoors dishes on the company’s newest high-end accessory, the Hatch Nipper, as well as their newest prototype reel knobs.

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Video: Peak Fishing Large Iron Retention Vices


Al Ritt from PEAK Fishing sets us straight on the newest way to hold large hooks and how the company’s award winning LIRS (Large Iron Retention System) achieves that goal for the growing number of longer-shanked flies and heavier thread applications.

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Video: New Trout Tippet and Leader Technology from RIO


The ever gracious Simon Gawesworth took some time at this year’s industry trade show to tell MidCurrent why the newest trout tippets and leaders from RIO Products are much much stronger than they used to be.

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Video: Tibor Reels – New Products for 2016


Marianne Papa of Tibor Reel Corporation shows off the new hub colors for the Tibor Signature series and a spool pattern change for the standard Riptide series.

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Video: New Plus Series Rods from Winston


Adam Hutchinson from Winston Rods details the features of the Saltwater, Freshwater, and “Jungle” series of Boron III Plus series of rods that are new from the company this year.

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Video: Two New Rods and Reels from Redington


Redington Fly Fishing brand manager Paul Richardson talks us through two new reels and two new rods that the company is offering for 2015-2016. One of each are the lightest in their class.

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Video: Rep Your Water Regionally Inspired Apparel


Garrison Doctor, owner of Rep Your Water, explains the idea behind his company and their regionally and species-themed fishing apparel. The company also donates a good chunk of their money back to the region of the piece that they sell.

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Video: Tacky Fly Fishing Unveils Two New Products


Tim Jenkins, co-founder of Tacky Fly Fishing, gives MidCurrent the lowdown on two of the company’s newest products: a new larger silicone insert box and a reinvention of the fly patch.

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Video: New Allen Omega XLA Reel


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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