Danny Ashcroft from Hatch Outdoors dishes on the company’s newest high-end accessory, the Hatch Nipper, as well as their newest prototype reel knobs.
Latest Fly Reels News
Marianne Papa of Tibor Reel Corporation shows off the new hub colors for the Tibor Signature series and a spool pattern change for the standard Riptide series.
Redington Fly Fishing brand manager Paul Richardson talks us through two new reels and two new rods that the company is offering for 2015-2016. One of each are the lightest in their class.
AJ Gottschalk from Allen Fly Fishing explains the newest, made-in-USA (Detroit) Omega XLA reels, which are designed for spey, lower-diameter lines, and any other application that requires maximum arbor size for big game fish.
Kristen Mustad of Nautilus Fly Reels explains why the newest reel, called the X series, just won both fresh- and saltwater best new reel categories at this year’s industry trade show.
The IGFA has confirmed the largest freshwater world record using IGFA compliant fly tackle. Richard Hart from Orlando, Florida, caught the 415 lb. 8 oz. Arapamia using a Billy Pate Anti-Reverse Tarpon Reel. Read more in the press release below.
The recently released Ultralite CA DD Fly Reel from Hardy is a large-arbor freshwater reel, featuring aesthetic and structural improvements for serious anglers. Read more in the press release below.
SINTRIX 440 blank construction in Hardy‘s upcoming Zephrus fly rod ($649.00 -$799.00) makes it 60-percent stronger than traditional graphite fibers and provides up to a 30 percent savings in overall weight, says the company. Hardy will be presenting that new rod along with … more
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
Aqua Flies has announced it will be the exclusive U.S. distributor of Einarsson Fly Reels. Two reels are now available from the Iceland-based manufacturer: the Plus and the Invictus. Read more in the press release below.