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Video: Patagonia’s 2014 Hybrid Pack Vest


Patagonia’s Mark Harbaugh explains the newest addition the the company’s line of vests. Patagonia is just one of a few select companies that still make vests, and their 2014 model is one of the more unique offerings we’ve seen in … more

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Video: The Right Way to Wear a Sling Pack


There are a number of fishing companies out there that are making “sling packs” for fly fishing. The problem I’ve noticed is that for a first-time user they can be a bit confusing to put on correctly, no matter the … more

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Umpqua Launches New Vests

Following on spring’s successful release of their new packs and bags lines, Umpqua Feather Merchants has announced the addition of two vests to the lineup. The Toketee and Swiftwater Tech Vests will be available November 2013. Read more in the … more

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Video: Patagonia’s Stormfont Pack Sling


Mark Harbaugh from Patagonia delves into the details on the newest piece for 2014 in their Stormfront Line, called Stormfront Pack Sling. The completely waterproof sling retails for $199.

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Video: What’s In Your Boat Bag?

Andy Toohey, owner of Boulder Boat Works, shares with us what he typically carries in his Famous 2500 Umpqua boat bag for a typical summer day while fishing from one of his polymer boats.

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Video: What’s In Your bag?


MidCurrent is starting a new video series here in our gear section called “What’s In Your bag?” Over the next fishing season MidCurrent sits down with the industry’s notable figures, random anglers, guides, and fishing bums and asks them what’s in … more

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Video: Small Accessories That Help Save Flies


Rob Kolanda of Front Range Anglers shows us a few aftermarket accessories to help prevent rust from forming on your flies.   They include a product called Zerust from Flambeau, and a way to simply attach your fly boxes to … more

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Video: Umpqua Overlook 500 Chest Pack


Rob Kolanda is one of the fishiest people I’ve ever met. He’s an advisory member to Team USA, has won the Denver Carp Slam multiple times, and would most likely out fish you and five of your closest fishing buddies. … more

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Video: Patagonia Stormfront Backpack


Oliver White talks about the Patagonia Stormfront Backpack, what makes it so special, and why it’s one of his favorite pieces of gear for traveling or everyday use.

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Umpqua Packs and Bags to Compete with Fly Fishing Team

Just announced: Umpqua’s new line of packs and bags will be accompanying members of the U.S. Fly Fishing Team in competition. And thus far, Coach Anthony Naranja has rave reviews on their design and versatility. Read more in the press … more

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