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
Winston has announced a new series of fly rods specifically for European style nymph fishing. The new Boron III X Super 10 rods are designed to handle a range of technical nymph techniques: double nymphs, weighted nymphs, strike indicators and … more
Tom Rosenbauer from Orvis give us an in-depth look at the new Orvis BOA Pivot boot that is durable, lightweight and utilizes the BOA dial and lace system.
Arron Stiny of Allen Fly fishing shows us how “Improvements to the drag housing have eased access for reversibility while maintaining a full gasket seal” for the newly updated, fully machined Kraken line of Fly Reels from Allen. MSRP: $209 … more
The R.L.Winston Rod Company has announced it is proud to welcome Landon Mayer to its Winston Pro Advisor Team. Mayer is a full-time guide and author based in Florissant, Colorado. Read more in the press release below.