Category Archives: Industry

Fly Rod & Reel Spring Issue Available Now

Just wrapped up the spring issue and it will be hitting the newsstands soon. I think you’ll find it well worth reading with lots of solid technical information along with numerous fun reads, including the second installment of our essay … Continue reading

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Fly Rod & Reel Winter Issue

It’s that time again. I’ve just finished up Fly Rod & Reel’s winter issue and it will be hitting newsstands soon. You’ll find some good holiday reading in this one, including our selection for Angler of They Year. In addition, … Continue reading

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Image(s) of The Week

Spent some time in eastern Idaho this past summer as part of a Patagonia press junket that explained the merits of its new waders (more on that soon), and the advantages of tenkara rods for some situations. Also got out … Continue reading

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Happy April 1

Why not have a laugh on April Fool’s Day, courtesy of Yeti. But seriously, I could use one of these.

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Redington to Launch Web-Based Fly-Fishing Video Series

Just got a heads-up from Redington detailing their newest video project, a six-part online film series called, Find Your Water. Based on the trailer (see below) and the locations where the various segments were shot—from the Olympic Peninsula to Florida … Continue reading

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Fall Issue of Fly Rod & Reel

Just wrapped up the fall issue and it’s hitting newsstands now. I think we put together another great read with the most varied mix of content in the fly-fishing genre. This issue features our Angler of The Year choice, which … Continue reading

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Anglers Banned From British Columbia’s Skeena River

The news isn’t good out of British Columbia as a recent court ruling gave the Gitxsan Treaty Society the ability to do whatever they want with pieces of land along the Skeena River, which is one of the best places … Continue reading

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ICast Fly Fishing Trade Show 2014

Just got back from the iCast show in Orlando, Florida, iCast being the single trade show each year for the fly fishing industry. This show allows manufacturers and dealers to do business make pre-season orders for the 2015 season. In … Continue reading

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Mexico with Smith Optics, for dorado

Ok, the thought of visiting Mexico is not so appealing when it’s 90-some degrees in Montana today, but this video should get  you fired up to book early for late fall and winter. That’s when you’ll want to get out … Continue reading

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Fly Rod & Reel’s Summer Issue

Fly Rod & Reel’s summer issue is hitting the newsstands now and I think you’re going to like it, from the moment you see the cover. I gave the cover image thorough consideration before selecting it because, technically, it doesn’t … Continue reading

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