Fly Fishing Gear
MOST ANGLERS today are familiar with disc drag, because ever since the late 1990s it’s been the primary focus of reel design and advertising. Fundamentally, a disc drag slows the spool by friction, by applying pressure between two discs, usually one on the spool and one on the frame. That concept, simple as it sounds, is the source of almost all the myriad modern drag designs. Why so much variation? Because disc drags create a lot of problems, which make for a lot of solutions.Read more...
Retro Rod Review: Four Graphite Models that Changed the Fly Fishing World
I won an original Scott G Series 3-weight, two-piece fly rod at a charity auction, years ago. I was immediately smitten by the design—those internal-fitting ferrules, clean wraps, and the snappy balance that extended from the tip right through the handle and reel seat.Read more...
NEW GEAR BY CATEGORY
Redington will add two new waders to their catalog this August. The Sonic-Pro HD and HDZ waders offer heavy duty construction for increased durability and long days on the water. Read more in the press release below.
Redington will add three new models to their popular Hydrogen fly rod series, specifically designed to target trout with a two-handed cast. The Hydrogen Trout Spey comes in two through four weights and will be available August 2016. Read more … more
The new 6200 reel series from is the “pinnacle big game and saltwater reel” from Sage. Available in models from 5/6 up to 11/12. Coming August 2016. Read more in the press release below.
The new Predator fly rod series from Redington is ideal for casting big flies and fighting aggressive fish. The thirteen models in the series range from 5-weight through 12-weight. Available August 2016. Read more in the press release below.