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Quick Tip: DIY Travel Stripping Basket

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This great little DIY stripping basket idea came from my friend Paul Prentiss and my local fly shop, Front Range Anglers. I see Paul infrequently at my local bass haunt and he’s always got this homemade stripping basket with him. We … more

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Video: What All Anglers Should Have in Their First Aid Kits

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Neil Luering, Orvis endorsed guide, former firefighter and paramedic, took the time to show MidCurrent some of the essentials of what should be in every angler’s first aid kit. Whether it’s in your boat, car or backpack, these are the … more

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Video: Flycraft Stealth Fishing Watercraft

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If you’re the type of person that likes fishing from boats and doesn’t have the space to store a trailer, raft or drift boat but wants something rugged, river worthy and well designed, do yourself a favor and check out … more

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Redington Launches New Website Focused on Consumer Experience

Redington has announced the launch of a new website designed with detailed information for the beginning to veteran angler. “Our new site emphasizes the incredible product we create and the adventure stories of the people who live it,” explains marketing … more

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Video: The World’s Best Rod Holder for Rafts

I’ve struggled for years with how to go about setting up a rod holder on my fishing raft. I’ve built an handful, tried a few manufactured types, and sat around with friends trying to build one that would be low-profile, … more

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Quick Tip: Albolene Makeup Remover As Cost-Effective Fly Floatant

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Do you use “silicon type” dry fly dressing on a regular basis? Do you often run out at the wrong time? If you answered yes to those questions or you’re simply the thrifty type and have the space in your … more

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Smith Optics Releases “Great Days” Webisode Series

In celebration of their upcoming 50th anniversary, Smith Optics has announced the launch of a series of multi-sport webisodes. Each installment of “Great Days” will be published every Wednesday in April and every other Wednesday in May through the end … more

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RIO Products Adds Ultra-Low Stretch Lines to Lake Series

RIO Products has announced the addition of two lines to their InTouch lake series: the InTouch CamoLux, a full intermediate sinking line, and the InTouch Midge Tip Long, a floating line with a six-foot intermediate tip, both designed with RIO’s revolutionary … more

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Video: Make a Homemade Bobbin with Chinese Take Out

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Here’s one for all you DIY people… You didn’t misread that headline. According to Jim Misiura, you can make a homemade thread bobbin with an ink pen tube, some spring wire from some Chinese take out, a few beads and … more

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Patagonia Launches Simple Fly Fishing Campaign

Designed to make fly fishing more accessible, Patagonia has announced the launch of their Simple Fly Fishing campaign and Simple Fly Fishing kit, which includes the recently released book by Yvon Chouinard, Craig Mathews and Mauro Mazzo entitled “Simple Fly Fishing: Techniques … more

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