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Building your first Fly Rod: To Spine or Not to Spine?

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Since starting my first rod building project a short time ago (thanks to the good folks at Swift Fly Fishing) I’ve learned a number of things I didn’t know about fly rod blanks. One of the more interesting is that … more

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Video Series: How to Build Your First Fly Rod

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I’ve been fishing my entire adult life and own way too many fly rods. At least my wife and family think so. The thing is, I’ve never had the gumption or drive to actually build one of my own. I’m … more

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First Glance: Nature Boy Designs Hat(ch) Patch

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The hat you see here is one of my favorites. No snickering, all you folks from the pacific northwest…. It’s not a hat I’m willing to put flies into when I’m fishing. Mainly because I paid like $40 for it … more

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Simms and Trout Unlimited Team Up to Save Cutthroats

Simms and Trout Unlimited have partnered on a limited edition t-shirt and hoody to aid Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout conservation. Fifty percent of sales from each item will go to TU’s work to help protect the native Yellowstone cutthroat trout in … more

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New Website and Products from Finn Utility

To kick off the 2014 fly fishing season, Finn Utility has announced two new additions to their product catalog as well as an updated website design that includes photography of Russell Schnitzer. Read more in the press release below. Finn … more

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William Joseph Releases New Packs for 2014

New for the 2014 season, William Joseph Fly Fishing has announced the release of five new pack designs. Read more in the press release below.  William Joseph Releases Five New Packs for 2014 From William Joseph: West Jordan, UT – William … more

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Howler Brothers Unveils Fresh Spring Threads for 2014

New styles and updated colors and patterns of men’s shorts and shirts will be included in the Spring 2014 apparel line from Howler Brothers. “Now in its fourth year, Howler Brothers is continuing to offer fresh, innovative and original pieces,” … more

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Video: Hobie Mirage Drive “Sport” Kayak Redesign

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Last year Hobie redesigned one of their most popular Mirage drive kayaks for fly anglers and conventional anglers alike and called it the Sport.  Here fishing product manager Morgan Promnitz explains its wealth of features.

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G.Loomis Expands Xpeditor Service

G.Loomis has announced it will expand its ‘Xpeditor’ program, which helps in addressing warranty claims and repairs, to offer increased service to customers. Read more in the press release below. G.Loomis Expands Xpeditor Service – Lifetime Warranty Program Simplified From … more

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Video: Precision Travel Werx Atlas 8 Travel Trailer

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Precision Travel Werks Atlas 8 trailer holds 73 cubic feet of stuff—gear for camping, fishing, boating, etc…. It’s meant to be towed by smaller cars and/or trucks and can even expand into your own personal fishing base camp. Alex Strickland … more

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