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Spring 2020 Fly Fishing Gear Guide

With all of us stuck at home and wondering when we'll be able to get back on the water in earnest, I've been fielding more gear-related questions than normal. So, I decided to put together a Spring 2020 Gear Guide for all the fly anglers out there who are looking for new rods, reels, waders, boots, or tying supplies. You can view the entire gear guide here.

Umpqua Unveils ZS2 Packs and Bags

The new Fall 2019 lineup of new products from Umpqua have been announced, featuring the new ZS2 series of packs, X-Series Hooks, and much more.

December 6 Loon Live to Feature Trout Spey and Salt Patterns

This week on Loon Live the tiers are demonstrating a nifty little shrimp pattern as well as an awesome fly that can (and at times should) be fished as a nymph, but was designed to be swung through runs and riffles.  As always, Loon Live is a great way to learn new techniques and materials and have your tying questions answered. Tune in to learn more on...

MFC Unveils New Jig-head Fly Tying Options

Motana Fly Company has introduced an expanded line of jig hooks, jig beads and jig head flies.

Loon Introduces the Fly Tying Tool Kit

Loon Products has announced the release of their new Fly Tying Tool Kit. The kit includes necessary tying tools as well as a heavy duty travel case. Read more in the press release below. Loon Introduces the Fly Tying Tool Kit FromLoon: Packaged in aheavy duty travel caseand featuring the Ergo Arrow Point Scissors, Ergo All Purpose Scissors, Ergo Bobbin...

New from Loon Outdoors

Loon Outdoors has announced new products for the tying bench just in time for winter tying. The new additions include: ergonomic scissors, ergonomic whip finisher and bobbin threader, and UV curing lights.

Hareline Dubbin Finds New Owner

Upon the retirement of founders Bob and Nelda Border, Hareline Dubbin, Inc. has been acquired by Bill Keough, grower-processor of premium natural fly-tying feathers.

Video: Peak Fishing Large Iron Retention Vices

Al Ritt from PEAK Fishing sets us straight on the newest way to hold large hooks and how the company's award winning LIRS (Large Iron Retention System) achieves that goal for the growing number of longer-shanked flies and heavier thread applications.

Quick Tip: Use Adhesive Sheet Magnets for Quick Fly Storage

Need a quick and easy solution for quick fly storage in your garage, boat, or car? Adhesive sheet magnets work wonders. No, they are not the most organized way to do things, but they are perfect for quick stowage during fly changes or breaking down your gear for the drive home. I used an 8' X 10' sheet for my garage at home (pictured above), the storage...

New Yarn Colors from UNI-Products

UNI-Products has announced the addition of Salmon and Black/Camel to the already extensive color offerings of their UNI-Yarn Regular line.