Tag Archives: Umpqua

Video: Umpqua’s New Tongass Waterproof Packs


Justin Nolan from Umpqua Feather Merchants gives MidCurrent a glance at the new Tongass Waterproof 650 waist pack (msrp $169.99) as well as a quick overview of the rest of the Tongass line of waterproof packs that are due out … more

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Video: Umpqua Tailgater Organizer


Jeff Fryover, president and CEO of Umpqua Feather Merchants, explains the company’s newest offering in the “gear organization” category, the Tailgater Organizer. Umpqua has devised a surprisingly affordable option for gathering all your fishing equipment in your car. You can … more

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Video: Umpqua’s Fly Production Specialist Gets Dirty


Brian Schmidt talks us through two new patterns from Umpqua Feather Merchants that will appeal to streamer freaks, bass aficionados, or anybody that loves to chuck the big bugs. The first, called the “Game Changer” by Blane Chocklett, utilizes the … more

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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: 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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Podcast Interview: Jeff Fryover, Umpqua Feather Merchants


In this week’s podcast interview we pick the brains of Jeff Fryover, CEO and president of Umpqua Feather Merchants. Jeff’s been with Umpqua for almost two decades.  Over the course of the chat he gives the backstory of the 41-year-old … more

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Video: Umpqua Ledges 500 Waist Pack


Riley Cotter of Umpqua Feather Merchants talks about the new 2013 Ledges 500 Waist Pack, which will be available January 2013 for $99.

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Video: Umpqua 3500 Wet/Dry Duffle Explained


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

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Behind the Scenes: Testing Commercial Fly Patterns


Ever wonder how some of those commercial fly patterns you buy in stores get through the selection process before becoming viable mass-distributed products? Well, the peeps over Umpqua Feather Merchants at one point in the elimination rounds literally swim them … more

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Umpqua Baby Boat Box


Rick Mikesell of Trout’s Fly Fishing explains some of the features of the Umpqua Baby Boat Box—like Zerust desiccant tabs, heavy-duty molded plastic, and large split-streamer foam.

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