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Smith Debuts New Dockside for ICAST/IFTD 2014

Smith has announced the release of new sunglass series designed specifically for time on the water. The “Dockside” will premiere at ICAST/IFTD July 2014, along with three other models as well. Read more in the press release below. Smith Debuts … more

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How to Refurbish Wooden Oars for Your Fishing Boat


This is for all you folks who love to float and fish. I’ve slowly and stupidly been refinishing a wooden dory that was given to me since last summer. I’ve never done anything like it before and am findingthat it … more

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Video Hatch: “One Shirt: Pescador”

Epic journeys demand a lot from gear and clothing. This footage from the fly fishing film Tributaries by RC Cone shows off the versatility and durability of The Pescador shirt from Howler Brothers.

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Sage Reimagines Generation 5 Technology with the ACCEL Fly Rod Series

Using patented Generation 5 technology, Sage has designed a series of ultra-responsive fly rods with a livelier blank and a narrower, lighter shaft. The “ACCEL” series will be available in single-hand, switch and two-hand fly rods, beginning in August 2014. … more

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Sage Marries Tradition with Advanced Design in the DOMAIN Reel Series

The new “DOMAIN” reel from Sage combines the classic full frame with modern large-arbor design, and the high performance of advanced technology with the dependability of tradition. Available August 2014. Read more in the press release below. Sage Marries Tradition … more

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Redington Fly Fishing Seeks Brand Manager

Far Bank Enterprises has announced they are seeking a “a visionary marketing expert” to join the Redington team as brand manager. Read more in the press release below. Redington Fly Fishing Seeks Brand Manager The successful applicant must be able … more

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Lindsey Vonn Fly Casting at Go Pro Mountain Games


Even pro skiers need a little something to do in the summer.  Turns out Lindsey Vonn chose the Redington Vapen Red fly rod to learn a little fly casting at the Vail Go Pro Mountain Games a few weeks ago. … more

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Sage Offers Saltwater Anglers Precision and Power with SALT

Sage has announced a new series of saltwater rods for the demand of high performance. The fast-loading “SALT” will be available in 12 models ranging from five through 16-weights beginning in August 2014. Read more in the press release below. … more

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First Glance: High N Dry Fishing Floatants


It’s that time of year.  It’s when manufacturers are either close to or unveiling their latest and greatest for next year (2015) to leading publications and media groups like We get to test a lot of new new gear, … more

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There’s a New Fly Company in the Neighborhood


The metaphorical neighborhood that is…. Stu Tripney hails from Scotland, and has run his fly shop near Athol, New Zealand since 2001. Stu has now launched an entire line of flies, called Stu’s Superior Flies, that covers everything from trevally to … more

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