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Video: Hatch Outdoors Nippers


Danny Ashcroft from Hatch Outdoors dishes on the company’s newest high-end accessory, the Hatch Nipper, as well as their newest prototype reel knobs.

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Video: Peak Fishing Large Iron Retention Vices


Al Ritt from PEAK Fishing sets us straight on the newest way to hold large hooks and how the company’s award winning LIRS (Large Iron Retention System) achieves that goal for the growing number of longer-shanked flies and heavier thread applications.

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Video: New Trout Tippet and Leader Technology from RIO


The ever gracious Simon Gawesworth took some time at this year’s industry trade show to tell MidCurrent why the newest trout tippets and leaders from RIO Products are much much stronger than they used to be.

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Video: Tibor Reels – New Products for 2016


Marianne Papa of Tibor Reel Corporation shows off the new hub colors for the Tibor Signature series and a spool pattern change for the standard Riptide series.

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Video: New Plus Series Rods from Winston


Adam Hutchinson from Winston Rods details the features of the Saltwater, Freshwater, and “Jungle” series of Boron III Plus series of rods that are new from the company this year.

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Video: Two New Rods and Reels from Redington


Redington Fly Fishing brand manager Paul Richardson talks us through two new reels and two new rods that the company is offering for 2015-2016. One of each are the lightest in their class.

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Montana Fly Company’s Newest Product Marries Art and Technology

Montana Fly Company has released its newest River Camo product. The  River Camo iPhone 6s ShockGrip and Slim phone cases will be available in more than 40 options, including various fish skins and Artist Series designs. Read more in the … more

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Scott Fly Rod Company Announces Radian Two-Handed Rods

Scott Fly Rods has announced the addition of new two-handed spey models to their Radian series. “We’ve had the good fortune to work with some of the best casters and anglers in Europe over the past two years to develop and … more

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New Film from Winston: Icarus—Casting From the Clouds

Winston has announced the upcoming release of their award winning short film, “Icarus – Casting from the Clouds.” “Icarus” will be available from Catch Magazine in their October issue. Read more in the press release below.

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Video: Rep Your Water Regionally Inspired Apparel


Garrison Doctor, owner of Rep Your Water, explains the idea behind his company and their regionally and species-themed fishing apparel. The company also donates a good chunk of their money back to the region of the piece that they sell.

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