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2017 Product Highlights from RIO Products

RIO Products has announced their new products for the 2017 season, including new lines, leaders and an instructional DVD. Read more in the press release below.

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Redington’s Rise Reel Performs In All Fishing Conditions

Redington has announced the release of the new Rise reel series. With models sized from 3/4 to 9/10, the Rise is suited to perform in a variety of fishing conditions. Read more in the press release below.

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Sage’s New X Fly Rod Family Commands the Water

Sage has announced their new fly rod series, The X Rod. The fast-action rods are available in freshwater models in three through six weights and saltwater in five through 10 weights, as well as switch and Spey models. Available August … more

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MindShift Gear Launches rotation180° Catch & Release™ Fly Fishing Backpack on Kickstarter

MindShift Gear has launched on Kickstarter campaign for the first 3-in-1 fly fishing backpack. The rotation180° Catch & Release wears like a traditional backpack, “but the lower part of the backpack easily rotates to the front for quick access to … more

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Dave Chouinard Joins Winston Pro Advisor Team

The R.L.Winston Rod Company has announced expert saltwater angler Dave Chouinard has joined the Winston Pro Advisor Team. “I look forward to working closely with Winston from 2500 miles away on the west coast of Florida,” says Chouinard, “helping them … more

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New from Winston: Boron III X Super 10 Rods

Winston has announced a new series of fly rods specifically for European style nymph fishing. The new Boron III X Super 10 rods are designed to handle a range of technical nymph techniques: double nymphs, weighted nymphs, strike indicators and … more

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Video: Orvis BOA Pivot Boot

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Tom Rosenbauer from Orvis give us an in-depth look at the new Orvis BOA Pivot boot that is durable, lightweight and utilizes the BOA dial and lace system.

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Video: Improved Allen Kraken Fly Reel

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Arron Stiny of Allen Fly fishing shows us how “Improvements to the drag housing have eased access for reversibility while maintaining a full gasket seal” for the newly updated, fully machined Kraken line of Fly Reels from Allen. MSRP: $209 … more

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Landon Mayer Joins Winston Pro Advisor Team

The R.L.Winston Rod Company has announced it is proud to welcome Landon Mayer to its Winston Pro Advisor Team. Mayer is a full-time guide and author based in Florissant, Colorado. Read more in the press release below.

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Douglas Outdoors Launches Premium SKY Fly Rod Series

Douglas Outdoors has announced the launch of their new SKY fly rod series, designed by Fred Contaoi. “The SKY rods are clearly light in the hand which is a great advantage on the water but just being light in itself … more

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