For the past few weeks I’ve taken on building my first fly rod. The blank and almost all essential elements are from a company called Swift Fly Fishing in New Zealand, who will sell their gorgeous fiberglass blanks to you … more
Latest Fly Rods News
A few weeks ago I launched into a rod building project. My first…. Since then I had a pile of work that was unexpected and I’ve been slow to get back to the rod. So I’m basically starting anew and … more
Since starting my first rod building project a short time ago (thanks to the good folks at Swift Fly Fishing) I’ve learned a number of things I didn’t know about fly rod blanks. One of the more interesting is that … more
I’ve been fishing my entire adult life and own way too many fly rods. At least my wife and family think so. The thing is, I’ve never had the gumption or drive to actually build one of my own. I’m … more
Tenkara USA recently unveiled two new adjustable rod models for 2014. The Sato and the Rhodo are incredibly light, come with new cases, and feature a patent-pending plug hole.
The partnership of Sage Manufacturing and Casting for Recovery on the GRACE rod has successfully raised funds for the organization’s work with breast cancer survivors, recovery programs and support. Read more in the press release below. Sage’s GRACE Fly Rod … more
New to Redington’s already impressive collection of spey and switch rods, this season the Dually joins the ranks, combining traditional styling and modern technology.
Due to a growing number of clients and sales in the market, the Beaverkill Rod Company has announced they will expand distribution in the West Coast. “There is no better time to expand our dedicated client service offerings to this … more
Tenkara USA has recently announced the release of two new rod models, the Sato and the Rhodo, both to be available in three lengths. Read more in the press release below. Two New Tenkara Rod Models Unveiled From Tenkara USA: Whether … more
Orvis product developer Shawn Combs gives us the skinny on on the newest series of fly rods from the company: Superfine Glass.