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St. Croix Returning to Fly Fishing

St. Croix has always been a big name in fishing. For a while, they were serious contenders in the fly fishing world. That changed a decade ago when the company decided to focus on its conventional gear, with the intention to return to fly fishing at a later date. That later date is fast approaching, according to Chris Hunt. In this story for Hatch...

Costa Debuts Two New Lifestyle Frames

Costa Sunglasses, manufacturer of the first color-enhancing all-polarized glass sunglass lens, welcomes two new lifestyle frames to its spring 2022 collection -  Salina and Paunch. Inspired by salty surf and tropical locales, Salina and Paunch have a sleek,  adventure-ready style designed to look good and play hard no matter your plans. The more feminine...

New Caleta Women's Sunglasses from Costa

Costa, longtime maker of some of the best fly fishing sunglasses on the market, just released a new set of frames for women - the Caleta. You can view the sunglasses and more details here.

Gear Review: Skwala Fishing Apparel

Skwala Fishing is a new gear and apparel company in Bozeman, Montana. We reported on Swkala opening its doors earlier this year, and now, we're happy to share our first review of their new gear. You can read the review here.

Patagonia Introduces Stealth Pack Vest

Fishing vests haven’t really changed since Lee Wulff cobbled the first one together in 1931. And, for more than 90 years they’ve been… fine. So, when we set out to rethink fly fishing’s most fundamental piece of gear, we didn’t want a simple update. We wanted a once-in-a-century transformation. The new Patagonia Stealth Pack Vest incorporates...

Best New Fly Rods of 2022

The folks over at Gear Junkie just released their lineup of the best new fly rods for 2022. It's a pretty comprehensive list, and you can view it all here.

Riversmith Introduces DeYoung River Quiver

The folks over at Riversmith just announced a new edition of their River Quiver - a collaboration between them and artist Derek DeYoung. You can view the new River quiver here.

ORCA Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary With New Drinkware Collection

ORCA Coolers & Drinkware, the U.S. based manufacturer of coolers and outdoor drinkware, celebrates 10 years of keeping your refreshments cool with four new drinkware styles and a new and improved rebranding, including an updated logo and slogan - “Make it Last.” The new travel mugs include the Camper and Traveler. The new drinkware launches just in...

Gear Review: Ventures Fly Co. Starter Pack

I recently had the chance to spend some one-on-one time with the Weekend Warrior Starter Pack from Ventures Fly Co. This starter pack has everything you need to get started in fly fishing (except waders or boots) and it's one of the most impressive beginner fly fishing combos I've ever seen. You can read all my thoughts about it here.

Costa Releases Lido Performance Frames

Costa Sunglasses, manufacturer of the first color-enhancing all-polarized glass sunglass lens, brings next-level performance and style to its spring 2022 collection with the new Lido. Versatile, stylish and packed with performance features, Lido is where form meets function. Lido might have a laid back vibe, but don’t let it fool you, its pro-level...