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Hardy Reintroduces "Taupo" Perfect Fly Reel, Adds Cloth Reel Bag to Lineup

“Taupo” Perfect Fly Reel Hardy first introduced the original “Taupo” Perfect fly reel in 1958 to fill the need for a larger capacity trout reel that could handle the legendary monster rainbows and brown trout of New Zealand. Despite a … more

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Hardy Announces Zenith and ProAxis SINTRIX Fly Rods

On day one of the International Fly Tackle Dealer show Andy Mill, who coordinated the field testing and analysis for the SINTRIX fly rods, joined MidCurrent staff at the casting pond to talk about Hardy North America’s new SINTRIX rod series.

The SINTRIX fly rods are now Hardy’s preeminent rod series. The saltwater Sintrix models are being called the Zenith Series, while the freshwater models will fall into the ProAxis Series.

Each is built with Hardy’s new proprietary SINTRIX material. more

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Andy Mill Casts the New Hardy Sintrix 8-Weight At IFTD

Saltwater expert and now author Andy Mill shows us the strengths of the new SINTRIX 8-weight at the IFTD casting pool. “This is a completely new saltwater rod design, with a soft tip. But it loads easily with minimal line … more

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