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Best Fly Rods for Budget Buys

From slow action to nymphing rods, this article by Carter Reschke outlines the best rods under $150 of 2019. “Within the past few years, budget fly rods have been all the rage in the fly fishing community. A resurgence of high-quality, lower-priced fly rods is being led by mainstream companies like Redington and Echo.” Read more about the rods that made...

BlueSky Furled Leaders Celebrates 20th Year

BlueSky furled leaders has announced the release of three new leaders: the Toothy, Nor'eastern, and Captain Kwick Loop. Read more in the press release below. BlueSky Furled Leaders Celebrates 20th Year We are celebrating our 20th year of business we are offing 20% off all year use Code 20yr We have had a busy Year! We are introducing three new leaders this...

Choosing the Right PFD

PFDs, or personal floatation devices, have come a long way from the clunky foam jackets you remember from childhood. From have from hybrids to inflatables, Todd Tanner writes about some of the options available for anglers in this two part series via Hatch Magazine. Read Part 1 here and Part 2 here.

New Winston Air TH Wins at EFTTEX

The Winston Rod Company has announced the new Winston AIR TH rod has been named Best New Fly Rod at the 2019 European Fishing Tackle Trade Exhibition. Read more in the press release below. New Winston Air TH Wins at EFTTEX We are very excited to announce that the new Winston AIR TH has won the Best New Fly Rod at the 2019 European Fishing Tackle Trade...

2020 Product Highlights from RIO Products

RIO Products has released a list of their new products for the 2020 season.

Announcing MIDCURRENT's "Inside the Box" Gear Unboxing Videos

WE'RE VERY EXCITED to announce the launch of our new video series "Inside the Box". "Inside the Box" features MIDCURRENT staffers Scott and Kyle unboxing interesting new gear and offering their first impressions. We'll be covering all kinds of gear & gadgets--anything and everything related to fly fishing in the great outdoors. But to start we have a...

Gear for Fishing Small Streams

From rods and tippet size to practical essentials like sun and bug gear, Jason Tucker outlines the gear you’ll need to fly fish small streams this summer in this article via Gink & Gasoline.

Costa Sunglasses Adds to OCEARCH Collection in Support of Shark Research

Costa sunglasses has announced the launch of new sunglasses, optical frames, frame colors and apparel as part of its growing OCEARCH Collection, which supports “OCEARCH, an at-sea lab led by explorers and researchers who generate critical data and put science on the side of sharks.”

Casio and Fishbrain Smartwatch

Watchmaker Casio and fishing social media platform Fishbrain have teamed up on a watch to help anglers fish smarter, not harder. “It tells users what species is biting, on what, and where. It’s a data-based approach to an often mythological pursuit, and it does this while combining weather and climate attributes to each forecast.” Via GearJunkie.

Miss Mayfly Women’s Fishing and Wading Gear

Miss Mayfly Women’s Fishing and Wading Gear makes gear exclusively designed for women. On June 14, 2019 they are launching an Indigogo crowd-funding campaign to bring additional products to the women’s consumer market. To learn more about the fundraising campaign and products, visit their project site.