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
Cheeky Fishing‘s Ted Upton explains the company’s triple play option, which pairs a reel and two spools in a Fishpond Sweetwater reel case for the price of a reel and a spool.
Pete Vandergrift from Costa Sunglasses goes over the company’s new Motu frame, the fact that it utilizes a bio-resin, and how the company is trying to “kick plastic” with all of their products.
Based in Asheville, North Carolina, Watershed creates unique drybags and packs made in the USA. Each bag features a patented Watershed Zipdry closure that’s similar to a heavy duty freezer bag which ensures a watertight seal even when submerged or … more
Costa has announced the release of a new lens for 2017. The Sunrise Silver Mirror is ideal for low-light conditions and sight fishing applications. Read more in the press release below.