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Umpqua Launches Tongass Waterproof Packs and Bags

Umpqua Feather Merchants has announced the release of their Tongass Line of waterproof packs and bags, including a waist pack, backpack, gear bag and dry bags. These products are due to be in stores by December of 2014. Read more … more

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Patagonia’s Nano-Air Wins Gear of the Year Award

Outside Magazine has named Patagonia’s Nano-Air Jacket and Hoody for their Gear of the Year award in backcountry jackets. “It’s so cozy and capable that it became our go-to piece for everything from climbing to skiing to running,” says the Outside … more

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Wilderness Systems Unveils the All-New Thresher Open Water Fishing Kayak

Wilderness Systems has released a new open water fishing kayak for 2015. The “Thresher” is designed for for maximum gear storage, capacity, and accessibility. Read more in the press release below. Wilderness Systems Unveils the All-New Thresher Open Water Fishing … more

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Podcast Interview: Jon Bauer of Bauer Fly Reels

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This past week MidCurrent had the privilege to speak to Jon Bauer of Bauer Fly Reels. Jon is one of the nicest guys in the biz and has also been making some of the finest fly reels in the industry … more

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Video: Sneak Peak – Icebreaker Nature Clothing for Fishing

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Jeremy Tricola from Icebreaker Nature Clothing goes over some of what’s new from the company for fishing apparel that will be available in spring 2015.

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Sage Domain Reel Series

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Kara Armano explains Sage’s newest full-frame reel design in their lineup, the Domain, which comes in sizes 5 -10 and retails from $340 – $380. Features of the Domain Reel: SCS drag system Large arbor for fast line pick up … more

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Scientific Anglers “Frequency” Line Series

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Andrew Bosway, research and development manager for Scientific Anglers updates MidCurrent on the entire Frequency line series, which will be available late fall of 2014 and retail for $49.95.

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Nymph Anglers Gain Advantages of ConnectCore with RIO Product’s InTouch Xtreme Indicator Line

RIO Products has announced a new line designed specifically for fishing nymph rigs. The InTouch Extreme Indicator line uses RIO’s Connect Core technology for low-stretch line enabling better casting and timing. It is available in WF5F through WF9F and retails … more

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Video: Chota Outdoor Gear Shoulder Suspender Wader System

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Frank Bryant, owner of Chota Outdoor Gear, explains his unique and patented shoulder wader suspender system. Frank says, “The Patented DUCS® Suspender System secures shoulder straps firmly even on rough terrain, and allows the South Fork waders to be easily … more

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Avedon & Colby Field Shirt

The design team of Burt Avedon and Susan Colby have specialized in premium performance clothing for nearly 30 years. After working with prestigious brands including Beretta, Orvis, Eddie Bauer, Woolrich and Duluth Trading, they are turning their eye to developing … more

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