How to Get Hooked on Tenkara
If you've ever been interested in tenkara, then you'll want to read this story from Adam Bible over at Men's Journal. He gives out a bunch of must-know information about this style of fly fishing, including how you can get hooked on it yourself. Read the story here.
Loomis Debuts IMX-PRO V2 Rods
G. Loomis has announced the launch of a new family of fly rods - the IMX PRO V2. These rods build off the popularity of the existing IMX-PRO series, and feature a Salt, Freshwater, and Short Spey model. The IMX PRO V2 rods are priced starting at $595, making them more affordable than the current top-of-the-line offerings from Loomis. Per a press release...
Simms Launches New Freestone Wader Collection
Simms has announced the launch of a new Freestone collection of waders. The Freestone waders are Simms' mid-level waders, designed to give anglers top-tier performance without the higher price tag. Per a press release from Simms, the new Freestone waders are "Constructed from a durable, waterproof/breathable 4-layer Toray Quadralam fabric package." They...
Gear We Love: March 2023
The folks over at Hatch Magazine put together a roundup of gear they love for March 2023. It features the Redington Crux fly rod, and a new carbon fiber net from Tenkara Rod Co. You can read the story here.
Riversmith Debuts Swiftcast Rod Holder
The folks over at Riversmith - responsible for the River Quiver rooftop rod holders - have launched an all-new product. The Swiftcast Rod Holder is designed to hold rods on any fishing raft. You can learn more about this new product here.
Gear: Redington STRIKE Rod
The newly-redesigned Redington STRIKE euro rod has been turning some heads since its recent release. The folks over at Hatch Magazine have a great write-up on the STRIKE that explains why it projects to be such a good rod. You can find it here.
Gear Review: Redington Trailblazer
I had the chance to review the new Redington Trailblazer. This is a six-piece pack rod that casts wonderfully, and packs enough power to fight through wind or big fish. You can read the review here.
Interview With Montana Brothers Rodworks
Montana Brothers Rodworks is a new, up-and-coming boutique rodbuilder based in Bozeman, Montana. We featured their rods in our most recent Holiday Gift Guide here at MidCurrent. If their rods - and more specifically, their design philosophy - has caught your eye, you're not alone. Todd Tanner recently sat down with the brothers who own the company - Dan and...
Carry a Backup Gear Box
Kent Klewein, over at Gink & Gasoline, always carries a spare gear box. Why? Well, according to him, there's nothing worse than getting to the river, only to realize you left a critical piece of gear back home. So what exactly should be in your backup gear box? Well, you can read Klewein's post and learn all about it.
Ask the Experts: Setting Drag
In the latest edition of the popular "Ask the Experts" column over at Orvis, a collection of guides talk about how to set drag before you get fishing. You can read the story here.