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Podcast Interview: SmithFly Founder Ethan Smith on Sewing Bombproof (Literally) Fishing Gear


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

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Podcast Interview (Exclusive): Fishpond Founder John Le Coq Talks About New 2013 Waterproof Line

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

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Fishpond Tech LTE Low Tide Hydration/Lumbar Pack


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

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Clear Creek Launches a New Line of Bags and Packs


Clear Creek Fishing Gear has come out with a full compendium of bags and packs suited to handle the gear needs of anglers in a variety of scenarios, from the airline overhead compartment to the deck of a drift boat … more

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Orvis Magnum Sling Pack in Safe Passage Line


The new Magnum Sling Pack is a larger design of the most popular bar in Orvis’s Safe Passage line. Many anglers feel sling bags are the most practical because they can carry a large amount of gear but when not in use … more

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New Packs from Patagonia


Sweet Fish Pack Patagonia says that this is the ultimate pack for travel or for angling that requires extended hiking. Ideal for backcountry trout, steelhead, surf or flats fishing, the Sweet Fish Pack is made from an 840-denier 100 percent … more

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Three Affordable New Packs and a Duffel from Fishpond


Nimbus Guide Pack Fishpond‘s Nimbus has enough space to carry all of the necessities and more to get the job done on the water. The lightweight, waterproof, breathable fabric combines with an air LTE lumbar support for all day comfort. … more

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SmithFly’s New Switch Kit

The Switch Kit is a modular system that allows fully-loaded pockets to mount on either a vest, bag or waist belt. When you wade, wear the vest. When you float take the bag, and when you fish the farm pond on … more

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William Joseph Armadillo and Coastal Packs

William Joseph’s new Armadillo pack features a ZIPNO closure system, airtrack suspension, waterproof molded foam and snag-free design, with a removable chest pack. MSRP: $159.99. Their new Coastal pack also features a removable chest pack and Willy J Airtrack suspension. … more

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Water Master Dry Bag

Whether you’re a saltwater or freshwater angler, odds are you’ve learned to appreciate the utility and value of a good dry bag for carrying things like wallets, cameras, and spare clothing. While relatively simple in concept, not all dry bags … more

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