G.Loomis expands its PRO4x Rod series

From G.Loomis:

With long ‘switch-style’ handle allowing anglers to fish either single or two-hand, G.Loomis further expands its PRO4x series with three new ‘Long Hand Predator’ 9-foot fly rods. They are ideal for a broad range of saltwater action, in Alaska for salmon, for big bass, plus you can ever ‘figure 8’ them for northern pike and muskies.
Three new ‘LHP’ rods are being offered, all designed to easily cast today’s heavy, shorter, more aggressive fly lines with large bulky flies. Sizes include a 9/10 weight – PRO4x 1089/10-4 LHP FR – for use with 375- to 425-grain fly lines; a 10/11 – PRO4x 10810/11-4 LHP FR – for 425- to 475-grain lines; and a 12/13 weight for 500- to 550-grain lines – the PRO4x 10812/13-4 LHP FR.

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Smith Optics Release Third fishing “Great Days” Episode #9

From Smith Optics:

Great Days #9 Video Caption: Idaho boys travel south of the border to the sea of Cortez in pursuit of the prized rooster fish.  While the roosters remained elusive the boys manage to find the dorado and have an epic fly fishing adventure.  Great days, good friends, good taco’s and muchas cervezas!

About Great Days:  Some say a Great Day is just a state of mind. To us, Great Days are what reinvigorate our passion for life outside walls. To celebrate Smith’s 50 years of outdoor adventure, we’re documenting our brand’s ambassador’s as they show us what keeps them pushing the limits.  At Smith, We Make the Great Days Better.  “Great Days” is a multi-sport, year-round web series that follows our athletes and ambassadors in their personal pursuits of a Great Day.

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Stonefly Press and Southern Trout Announce Partnership Agreement

From Stonefly Press:

Stonefly Press, fly-fishing books publisher, booking agent, and destination travel agency, has announced an agreement to co-publish and co-manage Southern Trout magazine, a free bimonthly digital magazine focusing on fly fishing for trout in the Southeastern United States.

Robert D. Clouse, CEO of Stonefly Press announced today that an agreement was reached to co-publish and co-manage Southern Trout magazine, a widely acclaimed fly-fishing periodical launched in 2012 by Southern Unlimited, LLC. A bimonthly digital publication, Southern Trout focuses on fly fishing for trout in the Southeastern region of the United States. Stonefly Press is a fast-growing publisher of fly-fishing books, as well as an events and engagements booking agent for its authors and a travel outfitter for author-hosted fly fishing destination trips.  Its next publication, 50 Best Places Fly Fishing the Northeast is scheduled for release at the end of July.

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Costa to premier new 580P mirror lenses at ICAST 2014

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From Costa:

Costa Sunglasses will debut its newest technology, the 580P mirror lens, at the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST) event in Orlando, July 15 – 18.  Until now, Costa’s patented 580 mirror lens was only available in glass. Now, anglers will have the choice of 580 mirror lenses in either Costa’s hard coated glass, or its super lightweight, impact resistant polycarbonate material. Additionally, Costa offers its 580P mirror lens with prescriptions, made of Trivex® plastic.

Costa’s 580 lenses block yellow light – the harshest light – from entering the eye at the 580 nanometer on the light spectrum. The result is an Continue reading

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GoPro Introduces the Sportsman Mount

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Built for the outdoor enthusiast, the Sportsman Mount lets you capture your adventures from a new point of view. Mount your GoPro to your bow or fishing rod for immersive POV footage during your favorite sports—whether you’re headed out for a day at the range, in the field or on the water.

Outfitted for fishing.
Mount your GoPro to your fishing rod and get a view of the action like you’ve never seen before. The Sportsman Mount fits most fishing rod grips, making it simple to share your days on the water—from Continue reading

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