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Hardy Zephrus Rod Series

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Hardy has announced the release of a new rod series. The new Zephrus rods utilize SINTRIX resin technology for added strength and sensitivity. Read more in the press release below.

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Winston Introduces Boron III PLUS Fly Rod Series

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Winston has released their new series of Boron III Plus fly rods. Available in saltwater, jungle, and freshwater models. Read more in the press release below.

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Hardy & Fenwick Announce New Rods, Reel for 2016

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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

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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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Jimmy Reese Is New Douglas Outdoors X-Matrix Rods Ambassador

Douglas Outdoors has added on FLW Tour Pro Jimmy Reese as a brand ambassador. “Selecting Jimmy Reese was a no-brainer,” says Douglas Outdoors rod designer Fred Contaoi, “he’s a quality guy and an exceptional angler.” Read more in the press … more

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ECHO Boost Fresh and Saltwater Fly Rods

ECHO has announced the release of their new fast-action rod series BOOST, which features “perfect balance of power, control, and sensitivity,” in both fresh and saltwater models. Read more in the press release below.

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Drifter Fly Fishing Launches New Rod

Colorado-based Drifter Fly Fishing has recently announced the launch of a new fly rod, the “Covert, designed for “precise casting and delicate presentations.” Read more in the press release below.

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ECHO Glass Switch and Spey Rod Series

Echo has announced the release of the first major series of fiberglass spey and switch rods in the fly fishing industry, and contrary to some popular expectations, they boast benefits over many fast-action graphite rods. Read more in the press … more

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Quick Tip: An Easy Way to Put a Rigged Rod in the Car

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After spending the last couple of weeks running around the wilds of Chile with the good folks at Magic Waters Lodge and getting in and out of cars and trucks from one fishing spot to the next, I finally stopped … more

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Video: St. Croix Legend X Adds Another Rod to the Line-Up

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St. Croix has added an 11-weight rod to their already impressive Legend X rod series. “The rods were designed specifically for fishing larger warm-water species like musky, pike and bass, and are built on blanks rolled with a multi-dynamic blend … more

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