Umpqua Feather Merchants has made the jump into the soft goods market and announced last week that their new lineup of packs and bags is now available for shipping. Read more in the press release below. From Umpqua: Last week, … more
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Ethan Smith, founder and owner of SmithFly explains how his line of products fill a niche in the fly fishing bag world and why they “play nice” with other systems out there.
Scott Hunter, owner and founder of Vedavoo fly fishing gear, talks about the high-riding Spinner Daypack, which retails for $119.00.
Riley Cotter of Umpqua Feather Merchants talks about the new 2013 Ledges 500 Waist Pack, which will be available January 2013 for $99.
Riley Cotter of Umpqua Feather Merchants explains the new Umpqua 3500 Wet/Dry Duffle bag. The “Deadline 3500” wet/dry duffle has a membrane that can be used to separate wet gear from dry gear and will be available January 2013 with … more
Umpqua has weighed in with an impressive array of soft goods—six separate pieces, in fact, ranging from chest packs to a boat bag. What’s most impressive is that these pieces were clearly designed by the folks who make a lot … more
I’ve been a fishpond fan for years. They’re a Colorado company with strong roots here in my home state and are very conservation-oriented. Their design and R&D taking place in many of the places I like to fish and boat … more
Ethan Smith gives MidCurrent the skinny on his new fishing gear company SmithFly Designs and why he chose to go with a modular system that is made completely in the US. Ethan—whose career as a very successful graphic artist gave … more
Johnny Le Coq founded fly-fishing accessories, vests, bags and packs maker Fishpond a little over twelve years ago. He and his new partners recently moved all of their operations to Denver, Colorado, where Le Coq continues to be in charge … more
As an angler, I aspire to be a minimalist. When I trout fish, the happiest evenings are those when I wade into the river in boots, wearing nothing up top other than my shirt with a pair of scissors/hemos threaded … more