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Podcast Interview: Simon Gawesworth of RIO Products

This week MidCurrent had the pleasure of chatting with uber-caster and one of the industry’s nicest people, Simon Gawesworth. Simon is the brand manager for RIO Products, and aside from dogging our praise for his casting ability he chatted with us … more

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Video: Cortland Trout Boss HTx

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Joe Goodspeed from the Cortland Line Company gives MidCurrent the skinny on the company’s new trout line, the Trout Boss HTx. The Trout Boss HTx has a complex new taper, thinner core, and new proprietary heat-tempered surface treatment (HTx). A thinner core … more

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New Yarn Colors from UNI-Products

UNI-Products has announced the addition of Salmon and Black/Camel to the already extensive color offerings of their UNI-Yarn Regular line. Read more in the press release below. New Yarn Colors from UNI-Products From UNI-Products: UNI-Products, a world leader in the … more

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Video: Bozeman Reel Company Reels for 2015

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Dan Rice with the Bozeman Reel Company talks to MidCurrent about the company’s reels for 2015, including the S handle classic and RS series in custom color runs, and about bringing back the M1 click-pawl reel for a limited edition … more

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Video: 3-Tand Reel Line-up for 2015

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Ryan with 3-Tand Reels goes into depth about the company’s offerings for 2015, explaining the entire reel line-up, including the TF-series, T-series reels, and the SURGEX S-6+ fishing pliers.

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RIO Products Releases Award-Winning Permit Line

RIO Products has announced the release of a new line designed specifically for the demands of chasing permit on the fly. The Permit Line was awarded the “Best New Saltwater Line” at the 2015 International Fly Tackle Dealers show. Read … more

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Video: Yeti Rambler/Tumbler

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DJ Bell of Yeti Coolers gives us the down-low on the company’s newest way to keep things cold, the Yeti Rambler/Tumbler. Yeti says,”we over-engineered our Rambler Tumblers with kitchen-grade 18/8 stainless steel and double-wall vacuum insulation. Rambler Tumblers keep ice … more

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Simms Spring 2015 Collection Hits Stores

Simms has announced the launch of their Spring 2015 collection, which includes advancements in footwear and apparel in both men’s and women’s product lines. Read more in the press release below. Simms Spring 2015 Collection Hits Stores Expansive Line Of … more

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Video: Patagonia Nano Puff Pant

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Bill Klyn of Patagonia gives MidCurrent a sneak peak of the new Nano Puff insulated pant for 2015. As Bill says, “when that fall shoulder season, winter season, salmon on steelhead season rolls around – the nano pant is where … more

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Video: Scott Rods – Tidal Series Fly Rods

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New for 2015, Scott will be introducing the Tidal series of fly rods. Company president Jim Bartschi compares the technology and design to that of what shaped skis and cavity-backed clubs did for the skiing and golfing industries. The idea behind … more

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