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Gloves for Fly Fishing

On our On the Fly Forum, several other members offer advice for covering up hands to minimize skin cancer risks.

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Waist or Chest Pack?

What’s the best way to carry fly boxes, leaders, and miscellaneous gear while wade-fishing? Florida fly fishers are talking about different waist and chest packs in the On the Fly Forum. Several point out the ergonomic drawbacks to chest packs, while others address construction issues such as waterproofing. It’s a good read, if you’re hunting for a new pack.

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FinAddix Teams With Guy Harvey, Yeti Coolers

From FinAddix LLC. Press Release Guy Harvey Now Available in Vinyl Prints! Guy Harvey Incorporated is proud to announce a…»

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Braid Carbon Fiber Fighting Belts

The Carbon Fiber Fighting Belts will come in three sizes and four colors to each size. Carbon Fiber Fighting Belts will enable fisherman to battle and land the biggest of predators that swim while minimizing fatigue and discomfort, while allowing the angler to maintain concentration on the fight.

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Heddon Chug N’ Spook & Bomber Who Dat

Capt. Chris O’Neill shows us the newest saltwater grade lures from Pradco unveiled at the 2013 ICAST show in Las Vegas. Capt. Chris assures the new Heddon Chug N’ Spook is sure to get a reaction, making a tantalizing splash and rattle that hungry gamefish won’t be able to resist.

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Nautilus Fly Reels CCFX2

Nautilus Reels recently introduced the all-new CCFX2 saltwater reel, a new and improved version of the well known CCF that has been in the Nautilus family for over 10 years. The CCFX2 was unveiled at the the 2013 ICAST in Las Vegas and took Best in Show in Saltwater Fly Reels.

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Taylor Offshore Gamut ProLink

This year at ICAST 2013, Taylor Offshore introduced the Gamut ProLink System – making rigging a breeze. Dto be placed at the end of your wind-on leader, just a pull on the collar will release the lure, dredge bait, daisy chain or even live bait rig from the swivelable ball bearing construct.

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St. Croix Legend Xtreme Inshore Series

All new from St. Croix, this inshore rod features their Propriety Resin System, IPC tooling technology, and more. Most notably this rod features their new Xtreme-Skin handle to provide outstanding comfort, casting efficiency, and increased sensitivity.

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Yo-Zuri Saltwater Lures

This year at ICAST 2013 Yo-Zuri released some great new lures in their line-up of saltwater products. George Large of Yo-Zuri America gave us a preview of some of these lures and explained their technologies and fish catching abilities.

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Hardy and Greys: Proaxis Rods and Ultralight Saltwater Reels

Andy Mill of Hardy North America tells us why he believes the Proaxis rods are a game-changer in the world of fly fishing. Aside from the rods, Mill also talks about the new Hardy and Greys saltwater reel.

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ICAST 2013: The Best of Show

The world’s largest sportfishing trade show, the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades, better known as ICAST, was held July 9 – 12, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nev. Here is the Best of Show from the New Products Showcase.

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ICAST 2013: Live Target Saltwater Shrimp

It’s hard to dispute that for saltwater inshore fisherman, the shrimp is one of the top baits to use. It’s the main forage for Florida’s favorite gamefish, like redfish, snook, and trout. This year at ICAST 2013, Live Target Lures unveiled their first soft plastic, the Saltwater Shrimp.

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ICAST 2013: Eagle Claw Saltwater Hooks

This year Trokar is announcing two new look styles in their line-up, including the TK6 cirle/khale hook and the TK12 bait hook. Matt Rice of Lazer Trokar explains the benefits of each at ICAST 2013.

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ICAST 2013: Penn Torque LD 2 Speed Lever Drag

Penn brand manager, Mike Rice, tell us about the newly redesigned Torque LD 2 Speed Lever Drag reels, unveiled in the new products showcase at ICAST 2013.

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Pure Fishing Announces Acquisition of Hardy & Greys Limited

From Press Release Pure Fishing, Inc., a leading global provider of fishing tackle, today announced that it has acquired Hardy…»

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Flambeau Outdoors Introduces the ULTIMATE Tuff Tainer

Flambeau, manufacturer of innovative fishing products, introduces the ULTIMATE Tuff Tainers® Series. The new compartmented utility boxes feature a water-tight seal, three tight-sealing latches and Zerust® corrosion protection.