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
Simms has announced the release of the fall 2017 line of new products, which range from bootfoot waders to insulated outerwear for winter months on the water. Read more in the press release below.
For its 2018 product lineup, Redington will introduce five new outfits perfect for beginners, kids, and experts. The Vice, Path, Crosswater, Topo, and Minnow outfits include rod, reel, line, and rod and reel case. Read more in the press release … more
Sage has introduced a new reel series to their product offerings. The Spectrum reel family includes the Spectrum Max, Spectrum LT, and Spectrum reel series. Read more in the press release below.
The new 2018 line of products from Fishpond debuted at the International Fly Tackle Dealer show in Orlando, July 11-14th, 2017. “There are brand new additions to the line, as well as updated classics redesigned for peak performance.” Read more … more