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
RIO has announced expanded options in the popular Powerflex Plus leader series. Powerflex Plus Trout Leaders will now be offered in single packs as well as 3-packs and the original 2-pack option. Read more in the press release below.
Beginning in January 2018, Ross Reels has announced they will cut ties with big box stores and instead focus on independent retailers. Read more in the press release below.
Motana Fly Company has introduced an expanded line of jig hooks, jig beads and jig head flies. Read more in the press release below.
Tom Morgan Rodsmiths has announced the opening of a new shop in Bozeman, Montana, under the new ownership of Joel Doub and Matt Barber. Read more in the press release below.