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Video: Tying a Tenkara Line to the Rod

Daniel Galhardo of Tenkara USA shows us that tying a Tenkara Line to the rod is about as simple as it gets.

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GPX Hover Line Wins Award

Released in 2012, the GPX Hover line by Scientific Anglers was awarded a Best of Show award for Freshwater Fly Line at the IFTD show in Reno this August. Designed to float just below the surface, the Hover is perfect … more

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Scientific Anglers Grand Slam Line

Designed specifically for catching tarpon, permit, and bonefish, the Scientific Anglers “Grand Slam” line was developed with professional Keys guide Bruce Chard. With an aggressive taper for hauling heavy flies with long leaders, the Grand Slam line has some of … more

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RIO Products Win Awards

This year RIO has proved the mettle of their products, winning numerous awards during the 2012 season, including: the most world records in the fly tippet category from the International Game Fish Association, “Best New Fly Line” by the European … more

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RIO Introduces Advanced “In-Touch” Sinking Lines

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Citing the need among stillwater anglers for a non-stretch-core sinking line, RIO has just introduced their “In-Touch” series of freshwater lines.  The lines feature a new “ConnectCore,” which the company says enables those fishing lakes and ponds to be more in … more

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RIO’s New MaxCast Technology

RIO’s newest technology, MaxCast, utilizes many different materials for slickness, water repellency, and high floatation. The key to its success (in chemistry terms), says John Harder, R&D Manager, is hydrophobicity; or, fear of the water. MaxCast technology makes it possible … more

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Video: Simon Gawesworth Explains the New Rio UniSpey Fly Line

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While you might not be able to cast like Simon Gawesworth after watching this video, it does help explain the new UniSpey Fly Lines from RIO and the confusion that sometimes comes with modern spey casting lines. This short film shows … more

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Tenkara Level Lines: How and When to Use Them

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In his post over on TenkaraUSA, Daniel Galhardo speaks to “fixed-line fishing” and describes the difference on traditional tenkara lines versus level lines. He goes on to say, ” I personally use level lines exclusively, primarily because of the ability … more

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Scientific Anglers Announces Redesigned Tippet Spool

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Scientific Anglers just announce its redesigned tippet spool and updated label graphics. The new spool features an independent, free-wheeling hub that allows the tippet spool to spin easily when joined together. The hub can be retracted to become flush with … more

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Fly Gear for Landing Massive Lake Trout

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Ever daydream about catching a 40-inch, 25-30lb trout on a fly? Now’s the time if you live anywhere near a large body of water with big lake trout in it. Don’t think about rolling up with your typical trout rod and … more

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