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
Dr. Slick has announced new products for 2016, including 12-inch hemostats, Long Range Mitten Scissor Clamps, and Razor Scissors available with one of the blades serrated. Read more in the press release below.
Patagonia has released their most advanced baselayer technology to date: the Merino Air Baselayer, a first-ever fusion of sustainably sourced wool and cutting-edge technology. Available in both men’s and women’s lines. Read more in the press release below.
YETI has announced the release of a new model in their Tundra line. The Tundra 210 boasts over12,000 cubic inches of capacity and is YETI’s largest offering. Read more in the press release below.
The 2015 ICAST/IFTD show in Orlando wraps up today, and last night the awards for Best of Show for IFTD were handed out. The Scott Fly Rod Meridian won the overall Best of Show Product award. The individual category winners are: … more