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Korkers Releases K-5 Bomber Wading Boot

Korkers has announced the release of a new boot designed to meet the demands of professional guides and hardcore anglers. The K-5 Bomber wading boot “raises the bar in terms of durability, fit, and support,” says Brian Chaney, CEO and … more

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Video: ARC Fishing Fluorocoat Fly Tippet


Co-founder of ARC Fishing company, Travis Thompson, talks about their new line-up of tippets, specifically their Fluorocoat product and why it’s different. ARC Fluorocoat is a fluorocarbon-coated nylon tippet. The process pairs the strength and suppleness of nylon with the … more

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Howler Brothers Unveils Topo X Howler Brothers Collaboration

Howler Brothers and Topo Designs have announced collaboration on limited editions packs and clothing. Read more in the press release below. Howler Brothers Unveils Topo X Howler Brothers Collaboration From Howler Brothers: Howler Brothers recently launched its latest collaboration with … more

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Smith Creek to Launch New Products

New Zealand-based Smith Creek has announced new products for the year: the Middle Fork Fly Patch and the Rig Keeper. Both accessories are designed to be ergonomic and practical on the water without sacrificing style. Read more in the press … more

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Video: Douglas Outdoors Argus Reel


John Shaner, VP of Client Services for Douglas Outdoors, explains the new company’s USA-handcrafted reel, the Argus. Keep your ears peeled for more news from Douglas Outdoors; it’s a company that will be making waves in the fly world in … more

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Video: Umpqua Tailgater Organizer


Jeff Fryover, president and CEO of Umpqua Feather Merchants, explains the company’s newest offering in the “gear organization” category, the Tailgater Organizer. Umpqua has devised a surprisingly affordable option for gathering all your fishing equipment in your car. You can … more

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Video: Tacky Fly Fishing Silicone Fly Box


Tim Jenkins from Tacky Fly Fishing explains the company’s fly box, which won Best New Fly Box at this year’s International Fly Tackle Dealer show in Orlando last week. The box is made with a slit-silicone insert, rather than regular … more

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First Glance: Strike Foundry Coiled Sighter


I have to admit I’m not much of a nymphing kinda of guy. I just don’t enjoy it that much. That is unless I get super techy with it and utilize some of the tricks my Euro-nymping friends have taught … more

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Simms Storms IFTD Awards with Record Seven Wins

Simms took a record 7 wins at the New Product Showcase Awards at this year’s International Fly Tackle Dealer Show. “It is a testament to our product team that at this year’s show we surpassed last year’s results,” says K.C. … more

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G.Loomis Expands Its PRO4x Rod Series

G.Loomis has announced new additions to its PRO4x series: three new ‘Long Hand Predator’ switch-style fly rods. The “LHP” rods are designed to easily cast large bulky flies with today’s heavy, shorter, more aggressive fly lines. Read more in the … more

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