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RIO’s Perception Line Wins Awards

It has been an award-winning summer for RIO Products.  Now they add two honors for their new Perception fly line: Best New Fly Line for 2014 from the European Fishing Tackle Trade Exhibition (EFTTEX) and Best New Freshwater Fly Line … more

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Video: Cortland Line Company on the New “Big Fly” Line

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Joe Goodspeed, product developer from the Cortland Line Company, explains why their new “Big Fly” line works so well for chucking big bugs with “powerful, positive energy turnover for species like musky, pike, or bass.”

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Video: Simon Gawesworth explains the new “In Touch” RIO Lake Lines

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Simon Gawesworth explains the new RIO In Touch lake lines that feature a unique camouflage color, a built in “hang marker” that lets you feel when the proper time to cast is, and most importantly a core with a 6% stretch … more

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RIO’s Perception: Trout Line Redefined

The newest fly line from RIO revolutionizes connection and timing. With ultra-low stretch, the Perception line enables sensitivity in subtle takes and response time in setting the hook. Now available in WF3F through WF8F. Read more in the press release … more

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Orvis to Acquire Scientific Anglers/SA and Ross Reels

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Orvis announced this morning that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Scientific Anglers and Ross Reels businesses from 3M.  “We think both businesses have incredible opportunities to drive fly-fishing innovation well into the future,” said David … more

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Quick Tip: When Fishing for Big Fish, “Restart” Your Stripped Line

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A couple weeks ago I had the pleasure of fishing for tarpon in Key West with a new line from Scientific Anglers. It’s called the Chard Salt Water Grand Slam Line and is in their Mastery Textured Series of lines. … more

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Podcast Interview: Tim Pommer, Product Development Engineer at Scientific Anglers

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This week we talk to Tim Pommer, product development engineer at Scientific Anglers, about how growing up on a trout stream and going to grad school for engineering help him develop some game-changing technology in the fly line and tippet world. … more

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New Pike and Musky Line from RIO

Coming in two line density options with a short clear-camo intermediate head for turning over large flies, the new Pike/Musky line series from RIO Products also includes a selection of leaders available with two different wire options. Read more in … more

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Podcast Interview: Randi Swisher on the “New” Cortland Line Company

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This week’s podcast interview features Randi Swisher, new VP of sales at the Cortland Line Company.  Swisher talks to MidCurrent about the company’s “revival” and discusses the plethora of new Cortland flylines coming from them in 2013. Randi goes on … more

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New Tarpon Lines from RIO

New from RIO come two lines designed specifically for tarpon fishing: the Tarpon Technical and Tarpon Short Floater. Both are coated with AgentX to ensure the line will not wilt in the heat of saltwater sun and retail at $79.95. … more

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