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
New for 2015, Scott will be introducing the Tidal series of fly rods. Company president Jim Bartschi compares the technology and design to that of what shaped skis and cavity-backed clubs did for the skiing and golfing industries. The idea behind … more
Lise Lozelle of Maven Fly talks about her 2015 line of clothing. Maven fly is a women’s-only fly fishing apparel company that produces gear made completely in the USA.
RIO Products has announced the release of two new technical shooting lines for the spey flyfisher. With new and improved design and technology, the ConnectCore and GripShooter line series are available now, just in time for the winter season. Read … more
Anglers for Simms travel to the Eg and Uur Rivers in Mongolia to test the new G Series product line that ranges from gloves and boots to waders. Learn more about the “guide proven” series and check out some amazing … more