Archive for the ‘Product Spotlight’ Category
There is no golden rule to frequency of line cleaning… basically if your floating line isn’t floating, its time to clean it. Geoff from Scientific Anglers/ Ross shows you how to keep your line in top performance.
Brad from Southen Water Designs has continued turning out some great work leading into the winter, and the new “Wings” artwork is already slapped on my camera case and laptop.
This has been the most requested box since we began offering our extra large clear lid fly boxes and we can finally announce that we are offering streamer foam in addition to our slit and easy grip models. Now, you can load up a massive amount of streamers in these extra large boxes with the ability to see the flies on each side without having to open up the box!
Check on the SF Fugly Packer, designed and tested by deerhair magic man Pat Cohen. Oversized and super strong, this thing is made for the tightest hair bugs.
One of the the most important accessories in fly fishing… sunglasses! Everyday on the water, you need eye protection. Be it a bad cast or pulling out a snag… Hooks + eyes = BAD! But, glare reduction and the lack of eye fatigue are just as important.
The last cooler you will ever buy… until you want another YetiKeeping things cold is what it all comes down to, and the Yeti deliver. I loaded up the cooler with bottles of water and ice tea for a family outting recently. A few hours later I went digging for and ice tea, and found upon opening my drink, it turned to slush. The Cooler worked so well it actually made my drink partialy freeze!!!
The new Rio Hover Line is a innovative specialty line that should catch the eye of a range of anglers. Traditionally “intermediate” lines have a sink rate of 2ips (inches per second). This new line has a sink rate of 1ips, and while it technically lives in the same realm as sinks and intermediate lines… [...]
You wouldn’t drive a railroad spike with a small finishing hammer… and you don’t want to throw big streamers with a long fine taper dry fly line. The Titan has a lot of mass up front in the double taper. which allows for the delivery of big flies. You also get the ability to generate fast line speed with minimal backcast… which in non-geek-speak means less chance of crushing yourself with a large hook and more time with the fly in the water.
It’s no secret, if fish in cold weather you get cold hands. Add to that landing fish and getting your hands wet, then you have numb fingers making fly fishing near impossible. The hunt for perfect cold weather fishing gloves is an ongoing process for all cold weather anglers and usually involved sacrificing fit for [...]
The recent years have seen many improvements in fishing outerwear materials and most specifically waders. Redington has now jumped the game with not only top tier materials, but in the way a wader is constructed. No thread, no seams, no holes… The Redington Sonic Pro wader. Traditional wader construction consists of sewn fabric then sealing [...]
So when you think Cliff, I’m sure the first thought is the killer fly boxes with the blue slit foam. Based in Casper, Wyoming, Cliff has more than just fly boxes. For the fly tier, there is the “Top Shelf”. An organizer that attaches to your vise stem, the Top Shelf includes a magnetic surface [...]
Abel is well known for their high quality fly reels, and more recently their quality line of accessories. The newest product to their line is “The Abel Nippers”. These are not your dollar store fingernail clippers… in both quality and function. Abel is proud to have the nippers “designed, manufactured and assembled in the USA”. [...]
4000 flies in one fly box? Yeah Montana Fly Company did that. Back in August at the IFTD show I was cruising all the cool stuff at the MFC booth and happened upon their new MFC Boat Box (winner in the Fly Box/Storage System category). Most people (like me) want to fish as light as [...]
Switch rods have been gaining a lot of popularity of the past 5yrs or so. A versatile rod that can be used in 2handed spey casting, single handed spey casting, tradition over head, and nyphing when you need long mends or reaches. A swiss army knife of the fly world, a rod that can do [...]
At the 2011 IFTD show, Angling Trade ranked the Metalhead Boots by Korkers the “Best Eco-Friendly Product”. But these boots are not only eco-friendly, they are some of the best wading boots on the market. Here is our review of the Korkers Metalhead wading boot.