Tag Archives: Umpqua

Video: Umpqua’s Fly Production Specialist Gets Dirty

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Must-Have Gear: Umpqua Fly Line Scale

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Why, why, why, didn’t someone tell me this product existed? It would have saved me untold amounts of money, time, and hours of frustration sorting and guessing about stacks of used but totally usable fly lines in my garage. You … more

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Umpqua UPG Weekender Fly Box

If you’re loading up for a do-all fly box to handle the long weekend road trip, this is it. The UPG Weekender from Umpqua can be configured to store big foam bugs, or sort and display tiny midges, by using … more

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