Far Bank Enterprises, the parent company of Sage and RIO, has announced that the two brands will begin selling direct to customers in 2016. Will this hurt fly shops? Or as Far Bank has suggested, will it actually lead to … more
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Douglas Outdoors has added on FLW Tour Pro Jimmy Reese as a brand ambassador. “Selecting Jimmy Reese was a no-brainer,” says Douglas Outdoors rod designer Fred Contaoi, “he’s a quality guy and an exceptional angler.” Read more in the press … more
With the popularity surrounding the fishing technique known as tenkara it’s no wonder Umpqua Feather Merchants has decided to come out with an entire assortment of flies to complement it. Fly manager Brian Schmidt talks to MidCurrent about the new … more
Fly manager Brian Schmidt from Umpqua Feather Merchants gives us a sneak peak at some of the newer popper styles that will be available in 2016 and how subtle differences in their design go a long way in differentiating them … more
ECHO has announced the release of their new fast-action rod series BOOST, which features “perfect balance of power, control, and sensitivity,” in both fresh and saltwater models. Read more in the press release below.
Tom Larimer, an expert in spey casting, was pivotal in the development of Airflo’s new Switch Streamer lines, designed to be the ultimate line for targeting trout with streamers on switch and small spey rods. Read more in the press … more
Chris Peterson of Hell’s Bay Boatworks give us a quick rundown of some of the world’s best shallow water skiffs and what each model is good for.
Colorado-based Drifter Fly Fishing has recently announced the launch of a new fly rod, the “Covert, designed for “precise casting and delicate presentations.” Read more in the press release below.
The new tool “Reel Winder” offers anglers a new and efficient way to clean, change, and store fly line. They are beginning a Kickstarter project to fund this unique product. Read more in the press release below.
Jeremy Tricola of Icebreaker Nature Clothing goes over the benefits of using Merino wool as an under-wader baselayer, and why the Icebreaker brand got wool dialed.