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Video: Hardy Ultralite CADD Reels

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Howard Croston, brand manager for Hardy, gives MidCurrent the heavy on the exceptionally light Ultralite CADD series of fly reels from the company.

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Video: New Hardy Rod Series

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Howard Croston from Hardy explains the newest series of rods from the manufacturer for 2016.

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Video: Hardy Zephrus Saltwater Series Fly Rods

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Howard Croston goes deep on detail about Hardy’s one- and four-piece Zephrus salt water fly rods, new for 2016.

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Video: Hardy & Greys’ New “Jet” Series of Fly Rods

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Howard Croston, rod designer for Hardy & Greys, explains the new Jet series of fly rods. The rods feature SINTRIX™ material and techniques pioneered in the award-winning Zenith range of rods but are quite a bit less expensive. There are … more

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Hardy Zenith 4-Weight Rod Wins Yellowstone Angler “Shootout”

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The Hardy Zenith 8’6″ 4 weight has won Yellowstone Angler’s 2012 4-weight shootout. In the past the shootout has consisted of #8 and #5 rods. This is the first year they have looked at the lighter lines. Read the detailed … more

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Hardy Zenith One-Piece Fly Rod

Hardy made a huge splash last year with its rod series that use “Sintrix” technology.  They cast like a dream, are very responsive, and they have incredible reserve power for fighting fish. New for this year, the company has come … more

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Hardy Introduces Ultralight and Fortuna X Reels

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Hardy UltraLite The Hardy name is synonymous with classic fly tackle, and perhaps in no single product category has that iconic brand carried more weight than in fly reels. Thankfully, Hardy is still producing revamped classics like the “Bouglé,” the … more

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Hardy Two-Handers… and Cane

Also from Hardy, you’ll want to check out a new lineup of two-handers, like the Zenith DH, and the XF2 DH. We haven’t cast those yet, so the review is pending. Hardy is also going back to its roots with … more

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Greys XF2 Saltwater Fly Rod

Greys is the lower-price-point complement to the Hardy line. We just took a new Grey’s XF2 rod on a week-long northern pike fishing trip to Lake Athabasca in Saskatchewan, Canada—as part of a beefy quiver of other rods from other … more

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Best of Show, Freshwater Reels: Hardy UltraLite

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THE HARDY NAME IS SYNONYMOUS with classic fly tackle, and perhaps in no single product category has that iconic brand carried more weight than in fly reels. Thankfully, Hardy is still producing revamped classics like the “Bouglé,” the “Cascapedia,” and the “Marquis.” … more

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