Orvis product developer Shawn Combs gives us the skinny on on the newest series of fly rods from the company: Superfine Glass.
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Orvis plans on unveiling a new crop of superfine glass rods soon. More on that later…. In the interim we tried to break a prototype. Earlier this summer Shawn “Puffy” Combs, product designer at Orvis – showed MidCurrent and a … more
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