Fly Rod

Sage Announces New Fly Fishing Collection

Known as a leader in the field of fly fishing gear development, the annual announcement of next seasons new collection from Sage is eagerly awaited to see what the guys and girls up on Bainbridge Island have been working away on for the past months and often much longer. ... Full story

Ian Gordon - Hardy Zenith Day at Farlows

Fish&Fly's new Features Editor - Henry Giles, joined Spey casting guru Ian Gordon of Hardy's and other double-handed rod enthusiasts from Farlows down at Putney on the Thames this past weekend to test out the new Hardy Zenith double-handed fly rod range under the watchful eye of the AAPGAI expert and is impressed. ... Full story

Flextec Nomad Traveller Fly Rod 7 Piece

Having a fly rod that breaks down into 7 pieces is great for both travelling and to keep as a spare rod in the car for that unforseen fly fishing opportunity or as a back-up rod. With increasing blank technology and a wide range of pricing on fly rods, we look at a very affordable option from Flextec - their Nomad Traveller Fly Rod. ... Full story

Fishing on the Frontier – Part 38: The New Frontier

Throughout this series, I have tried to bring a glimpse of what is going on at the frontier of fly fishing for trout & grayling, though have not really explored other developments, such as fly fishing for other species and, notably, salt water. I do very little of the latter and there are far more experienced fly fishers in these areas to broadcast what is going on. ... Full story

ICAST Sportfishing Industry Awards 2011 “Best of Show” Honors

Pure Fishing, Inc. were named overall “Best of Show” winner at the ICAST 2011 New Product Showcase thanks to their new Berkley Nanofil fishing line with newcomer Driftpac along with Temple Fork Outfitters and G Loomis taking top spots in the Fly Fishing categories. ... Full story

Scott Fly Rods : Behind the Scenes

Scott Fly Rods let their friends Ben and Travis of Felt Soul Media poke around the factory for a couple days to see what they'd come up with. As usual, they were totally disappointed with the outcome and have encouraged them to "get a real job." "We appreciate the effort guys, but it seems you can't even afford a camera that films in color." ... Full story

T&T Reboots

Mark Richens just bought legendary rodmaker Thomas & Thomas, rescuing it from what has been a fairly public decline. But with a background in successfully managing start-ups, an appreciation for the importance of keeping the racks full, and a hearty sense of the company's history, the future is obviously bright. ... Full story

Hardy Sintrix rods back in stock at Sportfish

The Hardy Sintrix ranges of fly rods for freshwater (Zenith) and saltwater (Proaxis) are now fully available from Sportfish. There are also several other exciting new products worth checking out. ... Full story

The Lost World of Mr Hardy

The history of one of the worlds great fishing tackle innovators and manufacturers, Hardys of Alnwick.

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Richard Hewitt

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