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
Loon Outdoors has launched its new line of Tin Weights. Available in matte Black and Camo, these new weights form Loon are “non-toxic, easy to use, and textured to prevent slipping, double cut to re-use and adjust easily, and available … more
Orvis has announced a new rod repair procedure, creating a more seamless and speedy process for customers to return their rods for repair and track the repair progress. Read more in the press release below.
Costa has announced a partnership with Bureo to turn discarded fishing nets into quality sunglass frames as part of its new “Untangled Collection.” Read more in the press release below.
Fishpond has released the El Jefe River Armor Net to the The Nomad River Armor edition net series. The series of nets is constructed with a core of carbon fiber and fiberglass, “designed with the boulder-hopping bushwhackers in mind who demand … more