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
Along with providing convenient storage for fishing accessories, the MagniTyer Fishing Pouch includes a Fresnel magnifying lens that enlarges up to 300%, making it an ideal piece of gear for any angler with vision limitations. Read more in the press … more
Costa has announced the release of two new styles designed specifically with anglers in mind: the Cape and Montauk. “We added features to help anglers find more fish by standing up to the toughest elements,” says John Sanchez, vice president … more
Willowemoc Creek LLC has recently formed with the mission to bring Europe-based Partridge and Sprite Hooks and Marryat Rods to US markets. Read more in the press release below.
Avedon & Colby has released a fresh take on an old classic, the iconic Willis & Geiger All-Terrain Bearer’s Shirt. The redesign “retains the Willis & Geiger’s seamless shoulder yoke that prevents chafing when carrying a pack or rucksack – … more