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
“Easy casting, fast action” is how Josh Prestin describes the new 4-piece VICE fly rod series from Redington. The VICE is priced at $199.95, carries a lifetime warranty, and comes in 15 different models.
Jake Chutz welcomes fly tyer Kelly Galloup to the Montana Fly Company and goes through the list of some of his salaciously titled and big-fish-producing streamer patterns.
Through the sale of Sage’s GRACE Outfit and RIO’s Pink RIO Gold line, Sage Manufacturing and RIO Products have raised roughly $6,550 for Casting for Recovery and their work to educate and inspire women with breast cancer Read more in … more
RIO Products has announced the release of the new InTouch Trout/Steelhead Indicator Line, which features a powerful front taper to ease casting of cumbersome indicator rigs. Read more in the press release below.