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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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Quick Tip: Wax your Ferrules to Avoid Broken Fly Rods

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How many of you take the time to wax your rod ferrules a couple times a year?  I know I usually don’t, and I’ve paid the price of broken rods too many times to count. Finally after doing that very … more

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Sage Offers More Options with New Fly Rod Models

Sage Manufacturing has announced the release of several new rods to their catalog, including a 9-foot 12-weight single hand ONE rod, two new 6-piece spey rods within the ONE rod series, as well as two new specialty rods designed specifically … more

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Winston Appoints Mclean to Vice President of Operations & Rod Design

As a veteran in oversight of Winston rod design and manufacturing, Annette Mclean has been promoted to Vice President of Operations & Rod Design. “For me, this has been an incredibly rewarding journey, as I embrace all the sport of … more

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Podcast Interview: Daniel Galhardo of Tenkara USA Talks Rod Models

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This week MidCurrent speaks to Daniel Galhardo, one of the first people to bring the Japanese style of fishing called Tenkara into the United States. He also runs and owns Tenkara USA which sells Tenkara-style fishing rods. Much has been … more

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