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 the release of their new glass-insert bobbins, which are designed to help solve the problem of fly tying thread breaking, becoming abraded or losing tension while tying. Read more in the press release below.
The R.L. Winston Rod Company has announced they are an Ocean Sponsor of the 2017 AFFTA Dealer Summit, set to be held October 15 -18, 2017, in Bozeman, Montana. Read more in the press release below.
The Dragonfly Belt Clip Rod Holder from O’Pros Gear is designed to give anglers the extra hand they often need on the water, “Whether you are tying on a new fly, or trying to snap a picture of your beautiful … more
Simms has announced the release of the fall 2017 line of new products, which range from bootfoot waders to insulated outerwear for winter months on the water. Read more in the press release below.