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
Following the success of its “Slim” option last year, Smith has introduced an “XL” choice for its Lowdown and Outlier sunglass frames. Read more in the press release below. Smith Introduces XL Options for Lowdown and Outlier Sunglass Models From … more
Nick Colasurdo from Korkers Footwear gives MidCurrent the highlights of the company’s newest addition to their interchangeable wading sole system, the Alumatrax.
Dj Bell from Yeti Coolers give a look at the company’s newest addition to its cooler line-up, the Hopper. Yeti calls the Hopper “a leakproof, ice-for-days, tough-as-nails portable cooler that allows you to go farther into the wild, and the … more
Aqua Flies has announced it will be the exclusive U.S. distributor of Einarsson Fly Reels. Two reels are now available from the Iceland-based manufacturer: the Plus and the Invictus. Read more in the press release below. Aqua Flies to become … more