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
California Trout has announced its partnership with The CamelBak Pursuit Series, which encourages people to reconnect with the natural environment. CalTrout will offer fly fishing instruction and conservation education and information to participants. Read more in the press release below.
Costa has partnered with shark research organization, OCEARCH, to release a line of limited edition sunglasses. Sales of the sunglasses will benefit OCEARCH’s mission to study and protect the ocean’s apex predators. Read more in the press release below.
This short promotional video from Loon Outdoors showcases the precision and dedication that goes into designing and making Loon tying scissors. “Every pair of scissors with the Loon logo has been sharpened by hand and labored over to ensure that … more
Colorado-based Abel Fly Reels has announced the release of a redesigned website with new content. Read more in the press release below.