Riversmith Debuts Swiftcast Rod Holder

The folks over at Riversmith - responsible for the River Quiver rooftop rod holders - have launched an all-new product. The Swiftcast Rod Holder is designed to hold rods on any fishing raft. You can learn more about this new product here.

Gear: Redington STRIKE Rod

The newly-redesigned Redington STRIKE euro rod has been turning some heads since its recent release. The folks over at Hatch Magazine have a great write-up on the STRIKE that explains why it projects to be such a good rod. You can find it here.

Gear Review: Redington Trailblazer

I had the chance to review the new Redington Trailblazer. This is a six-piece pack rod that casts wonderfully, and packs enough power to fight through wind or big fish. You can read the review here.

Interview With Montana Brothers Rodworks

Montana Brothers Rodworks is a new, up-and-coming boutique rodbuilder based in Bozeman, Montana. We featured their rods in our most recent Holiday Gift Guide here at MidCurrent. If their rods - and more specifically, their design philosophy - has caught your eye, you're not alone. Todd Tanner recently sat down with the brothers who own the company - Dan and...

Carry a Backup Gear Box

Kent Klewein, over at Gink & Gasoline, always carries a spare gear box. Why? Well, according to him, there's nothing worse than getting to the river, only to realize you left a critical piece of gear back home. So what exactly should be in your backup gear box? Well, you can read Klewein's post and learn all about it.

Ask the Experts: Setting Drag

In the latest edition of the popular "Ask the Experts" column over at Orvis, a collection of guides talk about how to set drag before you get fishing. You can read the story here.

Story: When Gear Gets In the Way

This is a great story from Dom Swentosky at Troutbitten, and it's one I think every angler needs to read. How do you know when your gear is getting in the way of fishing? When your desire to tinker with your rig, or a try a new fly, simply gets in the way of enjoying the fishing? It's a great question, and one that Dom answers well in his story, which you...

Fly Rods for Beginning and Intermediate Anglers

Todd Tanner took the time to go through a question we see a lot in the fly fishing community - what's the best fly rod for a beginning or intermediate angler? Tanner's advice departs from the industry norm, and it's refreshing to read. You can do so here.

RIO Debuts New Tarpon Fly Line

The folks at RIO have released a brand-new fly line for tarpon that feature some unique technology. Below is a press release from RIO that details this new line. RIO’s all-new Tarpon Clear Tip Floater features ten feet of GinClear floating line, eliminating the need for a long, cumbersome leader, and allowing the angler to cast flies closer to the target...

Redington Debuts Redesigned Strike Rod

Redington has debuted a redesigned version of their STRIKE fly rod family, which is built for Euro nymphing. The updated STRIKE features new stripping guides and guide alignment, to reduce line sag. The tip is "uber-responsive" giving anglers even better line control. You can learn more about the STRIKE here.