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
RIO Products has announced their new InTouch OutBound Short line series for both freshwater and saltwater use. The InTouch OutBound uses RIO’s ConnectCore technology for easy casting over long distances. Read more in the press release below.
The new Convertible River Taxi from Boulder Boat Works boasts a lowered price-point as well as a maintenance-free hull with an interior that has no wood to maintain. Read more in the press release below.
Patagonia has announced the release of new lines of waders for men and women. The six new styles, ranging from a lightweight wading pant to a highly versatile front zip, will be available in Spring 2016. Read more in the … more
Monic Fly Lines, based in Boulder, Colorado, has announced the launch of their newly-designed website. Read more in the press release below.