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Creek Company Announces Return of “Walton’s Thumb”

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First made in the early ‘70s by Hank Roberts, the Walton’s Thumb has a ton of unique and useful features for the fly fisher. Named after Izaak Walton, famous author of The Compleat Angler, the Walton’s Thumb® features 10 unique functions. … more

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Douglas Outdoors to Launch New Fly Rods, Reels, Accessories

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Douglas Outdoors will launch two completely new fly rod series, as well as an expansion of their Upstream rods line, at the 2015 ICAST/IFTD show which starts Wednesday in Orlando, Florida. Additionally the company with announce new reels and new … more

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“The Reel Winder” Kicks off Kickstarter Campaign

The new tool “Reel Winder” offers anglers a new and efficient way to clean, change, and store fly line. They are beginning a Kickstarter project to fund this unique product. Read more in the press release below.  

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SmithFly Opens Fly Fishing Store in Ohio

SmithFly Designs has opened a new retail location in Troy, Ohio. The store held a Grand Opening Celebration on Friday, April 17, 2015. Read more in the press release below.

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Video: Hatch Outdoors Expands Beyond Reels

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John Torok of Hatch Outdoors explains some of the newest products for 2015 from the company that’s mostly known for its quality reels.

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Esky Coolers Receive IGBC Approval

The Esky Series Cooler from Coleman has just passed stringent testing to achieve certification on the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee’s list of approved products. Read more in the press release below.

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Video: Hatch Nomad Pliers

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John Torok of Hatch Outdoors gives us the rundown on the new Nomad pliers. They were the winner of the 2015 Field & Stream Best of the Best award this year and feature “Tungsten Carbide for abrasion resistance and reliable … more

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Video: Buff USA Pro Series Stripping Guards

Matt Crawford explains the Pro Series Stripping Guards from Buff USA. “Don’t let burns or line cuts shorten your time on the water,” says Buff. Designed to glide smoothly over your fingers, Fly Line Stripping Guards eliminate stripping cuts and … more

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Howler Brothers Launches Spring 2015 Collection

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Throughout the new Howler Brothers 2015 Spring collection there are two resounding themes:  “Dawn Patrol” and “Constellations.” Dawn Patrol, symbolized by the rooster, harkens to early morning sessions of surf, getting out on the water before anybody else, getting that fix … more

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Buff USA: UVX Balaclava with Insect Shield Protection

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Last year Buff USA debuted the UVX Balaclava. This year they’ve upgraded the product with “insect-shield” protection. Matt Crawford of Buff explains the details of the product which should be available in the spring of 2015.

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