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
Latest Fly Rods News
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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