Fly Fishing Gear
MOST ANGLERS today are familiar with disc drag, because ever since the late 1990s it’s been the primary focus of reel design and advertising. Fundamentally, a disc drag slows the spool by friction, by applying pressure between two discs, usually one on the spool and one on the frame. That concept, simple as it sounds, is the source of almost all the myriad modern drag designs. Why so much variation? Because disc drags create a lot of problems, which make for a lot of solutions.Read more...
Retro Rod Review: Four Graphite Models that Changed the Fly Fishing World
I won an original Scott G Series 3-weight, two-piece fly rod at a charity auction, years ago. I was immediately smitten by the design—those internal-fitting ferrules, clean wraps, and the snappy balance that extended from the tip right through the handle and reel seat.Read more...
NEW GEAR BY CATEGORY
New frames from Costa combine classic West Coast style and place names with optimal performance. The new frame styles include the Half Moon, Rincon and Remora. Read more in the press release below.
Globalstar has announced the release of SPOT X, “a 2-way satellite messenging device which combines proven S.O.S. emergency notification technology with new text messaging functionality.” Read more in the press release below.
YETI is celebrating the ten year anniversary of its iconic Tundra cooler with a multi-stop film tour. “YETI will be hitting cities across the nation, showcasing a selection of YETI Presents films, appearances from brand ambassadors, and raffles with exclusive YETI … more
RIO Products has announced the new ConnectCore Metered Shooting Line. The line features a short front taper and color change every 10 feet to easily gauge length of each cast. Read more in the press release below.