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
Korkers released new innovations and products at the International Fly Tackle Dealer Show in Orlando, Florida. Highlights include The Wraptr Wading Boot, Women’s DarkHorse Wading Boot, and the Savier Sole Bag. Read more in the press release below.
Goat Head Gear highlighted their newest product, Spool Clip, at the ICAST/IFTD show in Orlando, Florida. Each Spool Clip holds two spools of tippet and is easy to load and change to match conditions. Read more in the press release below.
Redington will introduce the new i.D. reel at the IFTD show in Orlando, FL. The i.D. offers unique customization with 34 decal options to put on the flat back surface of the new reel. Read more in the press release … more
The fly-fishing industry voted on the best new products for 2017-2018 at the International Fly Tackle Dealer show in Orlando, FL that ended yesterday. In total, 30 categories were represented, from fly rods and waders to fly hooks and gift items. … more