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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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Video: Maven Fly – Women-Specific Fly Fishing Apparel Company

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Lise Lozelle of Maven Fly talks about her 2015 line of clothing. Maven fly is a women’s-only fly fishing apparel company that produces gear made completely in the USA.

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RIO Products Adds Technology to Two New Shooting Lines

RIO Products has announced the release of two new technical shooting lines for the spey flyfisher. With new and improved design and technology, the ConnectCore and GripShooter line series are available now, just in time for the winter season. Read … more

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Simms G Series: Pushing the Limits in Mongolia

Anglers for Simms travel to the Eg and Uur Rivers in Mongolia to test the new G Series product line that ranges from gloves and boots to waders. Learn more about the “guide proven” series and check out some amazing … more

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RIO Products Brings Additions to Skagit Series

Designed around ConnectCore technology for ultra-low stretch, RIO has announced new additions to their Skagit line series: the Skagit Max Long, the Skagit Max Short VersiTip, and the Skagit Max Long VersiTip. Read more in the press release below.  RIO … more

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Patagonia Switches to 100% “Traceable Down”

Beginning in fall 2014, Patagonia has announced it will source strictly 100% traceable down, to ensure humane treatment of birds. Read more in the press release below. Patagonia Switches to 100% “Traceable Down” to Ensure Humane Treatment of Birds From … more

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Video: Flymen Fishing Company Evolution Beadheads

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Martin Bawden of Flymen Fishing Company talks about one of the company’s newest products, Evolution bead heads.  The new tungsten bead heads anatomically match mayfly, caddis, and stoneflies species and are “designed with the right size, proportion, shape and colors … more

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Quick Tip: How to Store Your Inflatable Boat for the Winter

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I dread this time of year, not just because the trout fishing where I live is slowly coming to a close, but because storing my boat for the winter is a bit of a chore.  I own a 13-foot inflatable … more

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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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