Douglas Outdoors brings together minimalism and high-functional in its new series of Upstream Fly Rods. The Upstream rods will be available in four difference sizes, beginning in April 2015. Read more in the press release below.
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New for 2015, Scott will be introducing the Tidal series of fly rods. Company president Jim Bartschi compares the technology and design to that of what shaped skis and cavity-backed clubs did for the skiing and golfing industries. The idea behind … more
Founder and owner Daniel Galhardo of Tenkara USA talks about his two new “triple zoom” rods that were released this year. They’re called the Rhodo and the Sato and are complete with features like a storage “garage” for your rod’s … more
Red Kulper of Echo Fly Rods gives MidCurrent an overview of the company’s very reasonably priced fiberglass Switch and Spey rods that are new for 2015.
Jana Superstein from Superfly explains the launch of their new website and combo rod and reel kit that’s designed to to be a one-stop shop for anyone getting into the sport of fly fishing.
Winston has added three new two-handed rods to their Boron III series. The Microspey rods combine the power of a spey rod and the finesse of a trout rod and are available in 3-5 wt. Read more in the press … more
Kara Armano gives us the lowdown on Sage’s newest rod families, which incidentally swept Best Freshwater (Accel), Best Saltwater (SALT) and Best of Show (SALT) at the recent International Fly Tackle Dealer show last month.
Hardy has announced a new series of fly rods made with SINTRIX, a carbon fiber nano technology material unique to the company. The Jet SINTRIX rods are now available from select Hardy dealers. Read more in the press release below.
Tom Rosenbauer, aka Mr. Orvis, thoughtfully combs over the newest “price-point” rod the company is coming out with. The Recon series is a high-performing rod that’s priced quite a bit lower than one might think: $425 – $450 depending on … more
G.Loomis has announced new additions to its PRO4x series: three new ‘Long Hand Predator’ switch-style fly rods. The “LHP” rods are designed to easily cast large bulky flies with today’s heavy, shorter, more aggressive fly lines. Read more in the … more