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
The new SPEY reel series from Sage combines classic design elements with modern performance features. Read more in the press release below.
The new DART fly rod from Sage caters to small streams and delicate presentation. Available August 2018. Read more in the press release below.
Winston has announced Motofish has joined the Winston/Bauer design team. Motofish is a brand building design, photography, and production company located in Redmond Washington. Read more in the press release below.
Sage has announced the upcoming release of the new SPECTRUM C reel series, featuring a larger arbor and die cast frame. Read more in the press release below.