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
Korkers has announced the release of a new boot designed to meet the demands of professional guides and hardcore anglers. The K-5 Bomber wading boot “raises the bar in terms of durability, fit, and support,” says Brian Chaney, CEO and … more
Co-founder of ARC Fishing company, Travis Thompson, talks about their new line-up of tippets, specifically their Fluorocoat product and why it’s different. ARC Fluorocoat is a fluorocarbon-coated nylon tippet. The process pairs the strength and suppleness of nylon with the … more
Howler Brothers and Topo Designs have announced collaboration on limited editions packs and clothing. Read more in the press release below. Howler Brothers Unveils Topo X Howler Brothers Collaboration From Howler Brothers: Howler Brothers recently launched its latest collaboration with … more
New Zealand-based Smith Creek has announced new products for the year: the Middle Fork Fly Patch and the Rig Keeper. Both accessories are designed to be ergonomic and practical on the water without sacrificing style. Read more in the press … more