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 the release of their new Saltwater Mono Tippet, which won the Best Leader/Tippet award at the IFTD show in Orlando in July. Read more in the press release below.
Catch Cam Nets provides technology to capture photos while safely landing fish. They are launching on kickstarter.com December 1, 2016 – January 5, 2017. Read more in the press release below.
Montana Fly Company has announced the release of new lightweight fly boxes: the MFC Flyweight Fly Box and MFC State Flag Poly Boxes. Read more in the press release below.
Costa del Mar has announced it will partner with Colorado-based Backbone Media as its communications agency for its core fishing initiatives, media planning and buying for angling and optical trade in North America. Read more in the press release below.