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
This past week MidCurrent had the privilege to speak to Jon Bauer of Bauer Fly Reels. Jon is one of the nicest guys in the biz and has also been making some of the finest fly reels in the industry … more
Jeremy Tricola from Icebreaker Nature Clothing goes over some of what’s new from the company for fishing apparel that will be available in spring 2015.
Kara Armano explains Sage’s newest full-frame reel design in their lineup, the Domain, which comes in sizes 5 -10 and retails from $340 – $380. Features of the Domain Reel: SCS drag system Large arbor for fast line pick up … more
Andrew Bosway, research and development manager for Scientific Anglers updates MidCurrent on the entire Frequency line series, which will be available late fall of 2014 and retail for $49.95.