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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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Video: Basic Safety When Fishing Whitewater


If you’re new to the sport or have just gotten into fishing from a boat it never hurts to bone up on a few safety tips that while seemingly mundane could very easily help save you or your buddy’s life. … more

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Cheeky Fly Fishing Names Ted Upton as New CEO

Cheeky Fly Fishing has announced several transitions for the coming year. Ted Upton has been named as new Chief Executive Officer, and the company will relocate back to its roots in the greater Boston area. Read more in the press … more

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Podcast Interview: Kyle Schaefer of Tidal Roots


This week MidCurrent talks to Kyle Schaefer, partner in the new company Tidal Roots. Tidal Roots manufactures some of the most gorgeous wooden stand up paddle boards you’ve ever seen. The guys in charge over there also like to fly … more

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Tenkara USA Launches New Website

Tenkara USA has announced the release of a new website for the company. The redesigned site features product lines, techniques and tips, a directory of tenkara guides, and many other resources as well. Read more in the press release below.  … more

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Quick Tip: Another DIY Stripping Basket


A few weeks ago I found what had to be one of the best DIY stripping baskets ever for travel, made by my friend Paul Prentis. It’s slightly involved, but very easy to create and very effective. I’ve now found … more

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Video: Fly Fishing Gear for Chasing Rooster Fish


If you’ve ever had dreams of catching a rooster fish on the fly you had better come prepared. It is one of the most demanding and elusive fish you will ever catch. It’s also one of the coolest. The 30 … more

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RIO Products Adds Shooting Heads to OutBound Short Series

RIO Products has announced the release of a new full range of floating, intermediate and sinking shooting heads in its saltwater fly line series. Based on the popular OutBound Short series, the OutBound Short Shooting Heads offer a powerful front taper to … more

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Gear Review: Patagonia Canvas Sun Booney Hat


I owned a Patagonia wide brimmed sun hat for many, many years.  It was one of my favorite hats.  They’ve stopped making it and I even forget its name, but it served me well. It was packable, super durable, stayed … more

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Tidal Roots Launches Brand, New Products

Adding to their line of clothing, Tidal Roots has announced they will be offering several new lines of products, including fishing nets, accessories and stand up paddleboards. Read more in the press release below. Tidal Roots® Launches Brand, Building Hand … more

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