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Video: New Orvis Superfine Glass Rods

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Orvis product developer Shawn Combs gives us the skinny on on the newest series of fly rods from the company: Superfine Glass.

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Video: Glass Rod Test – What an Atlantic Salmon on a Three-Weight Looks Like

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Orvis plans on unveiling a new crop of superfine glass rods soon. More on that later…. In the interim we tried to break a prototype. Earlier this summer Shawn “Puffy” Combs, product designer at Orvis – showed MidCurrent and a … more

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Video: Hardy & Greys’ New “Jet” Series of Fly Rods

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Howard Croston, rod designer for Hardy & Greys, explains the new Jet series of fly rods. The rods feature SINTRIX™ material and techniques pioneered in the award-winning Zenith range of rods but are quite a bit less expensive. There are … more

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Video: Redington’s Butter Stick Fiberglass Rod

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Do you like slower action rods, small creeks, smaller fish, and gentle presentations? If so you might want to check out Redington’s newest line of fly rods called Butter Sticks. The company’s fiberglass rods cover 2-wt through 5-wt, all in … more

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Graphite Rods: Behind the Scenes

The making of a graphite rod blank is a more complicated and expensive process than you would think, explains Tim Romano on Field & Stream, after touring the Orvis rod factory and seeing $100K worth of graphite in a freezer. … more

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Shadow Fly Fishing Launches Two New Fly Rod Series

Pennsylvania based Shadow Fly Fishing has announced the release of two new fly rod series, the lightest models to date. The medium action Stalker and fast action Warrior also feature Shadow Fly Fishing’s signature “reinvented” cork handle.  Read more in … more

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Video: New St. Croix Legend X Fly Rods Target Musky, Bass and Pike

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Dan Johnson at St. Croix Rods explains why the new St. Croix Fly Rods are perfect for those big toothy critters that require a little something eXtra. The rods were designed specifically for fishing larger warm-water species like musky, pike … more

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Video: Scott Fly Rod’s Jim Bartschi Talks about the Award-Winning Radian Fly Rod

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Scott Fly Rod President Jim Bartschi talks about the new Radian Fly Rods out this month from the company. The rod just won Best Freshwater Fly Rod and Overall “Best of Show” at the ICAST/IFTD fishing trade show in Las … more

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Hardy Products at ICAST

At the upcoming ICAST show, Hardy will announce a number of new rods and reels, including the classic Bougle and Ultralite reels and ZENITH and PROAXIS rods, among others. Read more in the press release below. Repatriated Bougle Fly Reel … more

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New Sage MOTIVE Rods for Saltwater Fly Fishing

Featuring a fighting butt and full-wells grip, the new MOTIVE fly rods from Sage are designed for pursuing saltwater species. Coming in weights from 8 to 12, the MOTIVE will be avaiable in August 2013. Read more in the press … more

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