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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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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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