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
Sage has announced its On The Water tour for 2016, with ten stops around the Western U.S. The events will feature demo fly rods and reels, Sage staff on hand to talk fishing, On The Water schools, BBQs, giveaways, and … more
New England based-Tidal Roots has announced a complete re-branding and new website, along with new boards called The Bluefin and the Sun Rise. Read more in the press release below.
The new InTouch Salmon/Steelhead line from RIO Products is designed to meet the unique needs of anglers targeting large anadromous species. Read more in the press release below.
Luke Wennik of Umpqua Feather Merchants explains the new uniquely designed Ambi-Sling. Umpqua says: “There is no right way to wear a sling. Some right-handers prefer it on their left shoulder to minimize interference with their cast and others prefer … more