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Video Hatch: "Patagonia® Foot Tractor Wading Boots"

The highly anticipated Patagonia wading boots, built by Danner, are now available to order and in fly shops. Learn more in this video from Patagonia.

2019 Cast a Winston and Win Two!

The R.L. Winston Rod Company has announced its 2019 Cast a Winston and Win Two Program, “designed to reward customers who cast any Winston rod at a Fly Fishing show or Winston Dealer event by entering them in a free raffle for a chance at winning TWO Winston rods of their choice.”

RIO’s Trout Spey Series Targets Anglers Fishing New Water

RIO has announced the addition of two new Spey lines for anglers targeting trout: the InTouch Skagit Trout Spey and the InTouch Skagit Trout Spey VersiTip. Read more  in the press release below. RIO’s Trout Spey Series Targets Anglers Fishing New Water IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO (March 1, 2019) – Fly fishing with Trout Spey rods has rapidly become a popular...

Costa Sunglasses’ Untangled Collection Honored with REI Root Award for Sustainable Innovation

Costa’s Untangled Collected was honored with the annual REI Root Award, which recognizes industry-leading sustainable product design. The award was given during the Outdoor Retailer Snow Show this past week in Denver, Colorado. Read more in the press release below.  Costa® Sunglasses’ Untangled Collection Honored with REI Root Award for Sustainable...

Winston Bamboo Is Back!

After being destroyed by a fire in May of 2017, the R.L. Winston Rod Company has announced the reopening of their Bamboo Shop in Twin Bridges, Montana.

RIO Releases New Creek Line

RIO Products has announced the release of the new Creek Line, designed specifically for fishing small creeks, streams and brooks.

Winston Rods Wins Two Best New Gear Awards

The R.L. Winston Rod Company has announced that both their new PURE and Saltwater AIR rods “have received Fly Fisherman Magazine’s Best New Gear awards in their respective categories.”

Costa Sunglasses Launches New Beach-Ready, Adventure-Ready Styles

Costa has announced new lifestyle frames that are perfect for life on the water and off. Read more in the press release below. Costa Sunglasses® Launches New Beach-Ready, Adventure-Ready Styles Daytona Beach, Fla. – January 30, 2019 – Surf. Sand. Sun. These words provided the inspiration for Costa’s new lifestyle frames...

New Products from Simms for Spring 2019

The Spring 2019 product lineup from Simms Fishing Products ranges from the new Tributary collection of waders and Cloud Camo pattern for men and women alike. Read more in the press release below. Spring 19 Raises the Bar of Comfort, Stealth, and Functionality From Simms: Simms Fishing Product’s steadfast commitment to provide anglers with the world’s...

"Timmy" Grips Add Fine Art to Fly Rods

Phil Monahan writes on Orvis.com about the fancy hand-burning of art onto fly rod grips performed by Utah artist, fly-tier and college instructor Tim Johnson. "Tim has worked primarily in watercolors," notes Monahan, "–we’ve featured his paintings on this blog–but about five years ago, he developed a new medium: hand-burning original artwork into the...