Smithfly ups the ante in 2017 adding jackets, waders, and a whole slew of new products for 2017. Founder Ethan Smith explains a couple of them here.
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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
Luke Wennik of Umpqua Feather Merchants explains the new uniquely designed Ambi-Sling. Umpqua says: “There is no right way to wear a sling. Some right-handers prefer it on their left shoulder to minimize interference with their cast and others prefer … more
Umpqua Feather Merchants has announced their new Zero Sweep™ line of packs, bags, and vests. Through 2016, a portion of proceeds from Zero Sweep products will go to benefit Discover Courage.
Mike Fox, co-founder of Hyde Sportswear, gave us the lowdown at the Outdoor Retailer show on what I think has to be the most innovative PDF to come to the market for anglers in a very long time. Get more info … more
Tom Rosenbauer, marketing manager for Orvis, talks about the company’s redesigned sling bags for 2015. Some of the newer features include a new color, a stiffer back that allows for better breathability, and other changes.
Umpqua Feather Merchants has announced the release of their Tongass Line of waterproof packs and bags, including a waist pack, backpack, gear bag and dry bags. These products are due to be in stores by December of 2014. Read more … more
Justin Nolan from Umpqua Feather Merchants gives MidCurrent a glance at the new Tongass Waterproof 650 waist pack (msrp $169.99) as well as a quick overview of the rest of the Tongass line of waterproof packs that are due out … more
Scott Hunter, founder and owner of Vedavoo Gear, shows off the company’s two completely made-in-the-USA marquee products: the Tightlines Sling Pack Deluxe and the Spinner Daypack.
Kara Armano from Fishpond gives us the scoop on Fishpond’s latest and greatest. Fishpond is on a roll, racking up several IFTD Best of Show Awards this year with a full slate of highly functional fishing products that have an … more