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
YETI has announced an upcoming limited edition run of pink coolers to support National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Roadie 20 and Tundra 45 will be available beginning October 1, 2014. Read more in the press release below. YETI Announces … more
J.Son flies from Sweden are incredibly realistic… so much so that they are ultimately excellent teaching aids. Use them to compare against naturals, and develop your entomology and hatch-matching skills.
Cheeky Fly Fishing is bringing three new reel designs to the market with their “Boost” reel series, which combines “incredible performance, good looks and great value,” says owner Ted Upton. Read more in the press release below. Cheeky Fly Fishing … more
Martin Bawden talks about the details of the Fish Skull Fly Tester from Flymen Fishing Co. As the name implies, you can fasten flies to lines, float them on the surface, “drift” them under the surface, and even “swim” certain … more