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
Gogal Publishing has announced the release of the Southeast Edition of their Stream Map USA GPS mapping system. It includes complete stream map coverage of Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. Read more in … more
Jesse Robbins, product developer for Sage Fly Fishing, goes through the ins and outs of the updated Click Series of reels from the company.
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.
Umpqua Feather Merchants has announced their new Zero Sweep™ line of packs, bags, and vests. Through 2016, a portion of proceeds from Zero Sweep products will go to benefit Discover Courage.