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Redington’s New Sonic Pro Waders

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Kara Armano demos the new Sonic Pro waders from Redington, which will retail for $199.95-349.95 (depending on configuration) when they become available in January. All three wader styles in this series utilize ultrasonic welding but each has its own unique … more

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AFFTA Will Take Show to New Orleans in 2011

Citing the reception promised by the city and the new national focus on Gulf conservation, AFFTA’s Jim Klug announced that next year’s IFTD show will take place in New Orleans in mid-August 2011. In an exclusive interview with MidCurrent, Klug … more

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Korkers Introduces New “Chrome” Boots, “Felt-less Felt”

Sam Houser demonstrated the new Chrome wading boots from Korkers for us this afternoon, pointing out the unique (and we think improved) sole-swap system that allows someone to switch from felt to studded rubber to sticky rubber and other options … more

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Jim Klug: “There’s Reason to be Optimistic About AFFTA”

Incoming AFFTA chairman Jim Klug gave us an energetic plug for the future of AFFTA this morning, at the same time promising us an exclusive on the announcement of next year’s IFTD show location. (Tune in at 5PM Mountain Time … more

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Andy Mill Casts the New Hardy Sintrix 8-Weight At IFTD

Saltwater expert and now author Andy Mill shows us the strengths of the new SINTRIX 8-weight at the IFTD casting pool. “This is a completely new saltwater rod design, with a soft tip. But it loads easily with minimal line … more

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Ted Juracsik Demonstrates Tibor’s New Sealed-Drag Signature Series Reel

Master reel-maker Ted Juracsik is quite proud of Tibor’s new Signature series reel. The reel features a sealed drag system — something entirely new for the long-time manufacturer of reliable saltwater reels. In a video shot this afternoon, he shows … more

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RIO Talks About New Avid Series Fly Lines

This afternoon RIO’s Simon Gawesworth explained the idea behind their new Avid series fly lines as “answering the need for a more affordable fly line that features the same super-slick coating and AgentX technology” as their premium lines. While in … more

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Buff Pro-Series Angler Gloves

The Buff® Pro-Series “Angler” and “Fighting Work” gloves seem to be an excellent choice for anglers looking for increased comfort, dexterity, grip, and UV protection (UPF 50+). Buff® Pro-Series Gloves are constructed with Japanese synthetic suede that holds strong in … more

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Jerry Siem Shows Off the New Sage TXL-F Series Rods

We had a chance to test the TXL-F series extensively over the past few days and were happy to just spend a few minutes with Sage’s Jerry Siem, who describes some of the details in video below.

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Scientific Anglers Introduces “Mastery Textured” Series

No doubt in response to feedback on the abrasiveness of the Sharkskin series, SA just announced a new line of more moderately textured lines with “golf-ball dimple” patterns. SA product development engineer Tim Pommer introduces them in the video below. … more

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