Category Archives: Gear

Sage’s IGNITER Rod Family is for the Targeted Specialist

The new Igniter fly rod series from Sage meets the technical demands of challenging angling scenarios, such as casting long distances, head winds, and heavy sink tip lines. Available August 2018. Read more in the press release below.

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Smith Launches New ChromaPop Glass Technology

Smith has announced the release of their latest lens technology, ChromaPop Glass lenses. “ChromaPop Glass provides up to 12x more scratch resistance than polymer lenses while being 20% lighter than traditional glass for dawn to dusk comfort and performance.” Read … more

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Sage’s SPEY Reels Combine Classic Aesthetics with Modern Performance

The new SPEY reel series from Sage combines classic design elements with modern performance features. Read more in the press release below.

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Sage Delivers the DART to Small Stream Anglers

The new DART fly rod from Sage caters to small streams and delicate presentation. Available August 2018. Read more in the press release below.

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Motofish Joins Winston/Bauer as New Design Team 

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.

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Sage’s New SPECTRUM C Reel Family

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.

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New from Redington for 2019

Redington has announced the forthcoming release of new products for 2019: The Grande reel, and Butter Stick and Dually fly rod series. Read more in the press release below.

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IFTD Show New Fly Fishing Product Showcase Winners Announced

IFTD 2018 New Product Showcase Awards Men’s – Wading Boots Patagonia, Foot Tractor Wading Boots (Best of Show) Accessories – Under $100 Fishpond, Westbank Wader Belt Accessories – Over $100 Riversmith, River Quiver Gift Items – Under $100 DeYoung Studio, … more

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Patagonia Announces Innovative Wading Boots Built by Danner

Editor’s Note:  Last night Patagonia’s Foot Tractor Wading Boots won “Best of Show” among all new products at the 2018 IFTD Show in Orlando. Patagonia has announced the release of two new wading boots. The Foot Tractor and River Salt … more

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The New Winston PURE Light Line Series

Winston’s new PURE series of rods offer a slim profile with moderate action and quick recovery, perfect for delicate dry fly presentations. Read more in the press release below.

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