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Podcast Interview: Joe Meehan of American Tackle Company

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In this week’s MidCurrent gear podcast we talk to Joe Meehan, president of American Tackle Company. Joe’s company designs many of the components for fly rods made by companies like, Sage, Scott, Orvis, and Lamiglass. He discusses what goes into … more

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Sage’s New METHOD Fly Rod Series

Built with their Konnetic technology, Sage’s new METHOD fly rods are a fast-action series, delivering high line speeds, tight loops, and great accuracy. Available in a range of models including single hand and switch and spey, the METHOD will be available … more

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Redington Reinvents Fiberglass

In recent years, fiberglass rods have been enjoying a renaissance, and Redington’s new slow action “Butter Stick” series harkens back to these classic-action, smooth-casting tools. Read more in the press release below. Redington Reinvents Fiberglass with the Butter Stick Fly … more

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Redington Brings Modern Twist with Vapen Series

Lightweight yet powerful, the new Vapen rod series uses X-Wrap Technology, layering super-high density carbon ribbon for father casts and tighter loops. “The word Vapen means weapon,” notes Redington General Manager, David Visnack, and “it is the perfect addition to … more

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Redington’s New Dually Spey and Switch Fly Rods

New for the season from Redington comes the “Dually” series of spey and switch rods—high-performance two-handed rods at an affordable price. Read more in the press release below. Two Hands Are Better Than One with Redington’s New Dually Spey and … more

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JP Ross Presents “Trout Power” Initiative

JP Ross Fly Rods & Co.’s JP Ross and co-founder Angela Moonan are generating awareness and increasing education about the importance of clean water and healthy watersheds. Their initiative, Trout Power, aims to set a benchmark and is “built upon … more

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Tenkara Case in Court

After discovering a copy of Tenkara USA’s Ito rod was being manufactured and sold by a front range fly shop, founder and owner Daniel Galhardo recently filed a lawsuit against the Denver Fly Shop, citing “trade dress and trademark infringement, … more

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Quick Tip: Use Electrical Tape to Keep Double-Handed Rods Together

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If you’re one of those folks that likes to swing flies for salmon, steelhead, or even trout and typically use a longer two-handed spey or switch rod, electrical tape can be one of your best friends.  Swinging two-handed rods with … more

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Brackett Honored by Montana Arts Council

In honor of his life’s work, The Montana Arts Council recently awarded the prestigious “Montana’s Circle of American Masters in the Visual Folk and Traditional Arts” to bamboo rodmaker Glenn Brackett. Co-owner  of Sweetgrass Rods in Twin Bridges, Brackett recently … more

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G.Loomis Wins Yellowstone Angler’s Five-Weight Shootout

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The Yellowstone Angler fly shop recently tested 29 five-weights in another of its “shootouts,” with the G.Loomis NRX Lite Presentation earning their vote for top rod. Read more in the press release below.  NRX ‘LP’ Fly Rod From Loomis Takes … more

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