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Browsing the "gadgets" Tag

Tool hitch hikers you might want to pick up?

Often, gadgets in a fly shop, online or in a hardware store look like time savers, breakthroughs, and beat-alls. Too often, they sit on the garage workbench until pitched. [...]

August 16, 2018 Gadgets, RECENT, Slide

One fly fisherman’s holiday wish list

Here are some of the really cool items that have caught my eye and that would be hugely welcomed when the holidays roll around. [...]

December 6, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Gadgets, Gear, Gear Review, Slide

Gadgets: Some are terrific and others like Sokkou?

Like most gadgets, there is a way to do without. Sometimes tools save time and material so if you often find yourself tying Seaguar knots, than this might be for you. [...]

January 3, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Gadgets, Slide

Gear Review: Umpqua Tailgater brings order to your chaos

If you haven't come across this killer life improving invention from Umpqua yet, get ready to enjoy one of the fly fishing life's simple pleasures. [...]

October 26, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Uncategorized

Tips & Tactics: Twang a rubber band and fish that dry some more

As you will see in this video, a few seconds with a rubber band can "twang” your drowning dry fly back to a life of buoyancy. [...]

August 3, 2016 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

Industry News: Dr. Slick unveils new products for 2016

The longer clamps, made from 410 J2 Stainless Steel with a Rockwell Hardness of 42, are also earmarked for ice fishing, surf fishing and any place that distance is needed [...]

August 3, 2015 Gear, Industry News, RECENT, Slide

Gadget Review: MFC’s River Steel family of streamside tools

I grabbed for my River Steel forceps and was pleased to find them easily detached and put into action. They were able to find the bend of the hook and quickly remove the fly. [...]

July 30, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Gear, Gear Review, Slide

Gear Review: “Gadgets” that save time and money

The gadgets that we like and use can, generally, be stuffed into our pockets, handily retrieved and used to do things better than by hand. [...]

May 20, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Gear Review, Slide

Gear Review: Jason Mathias’ art on your waterproof iPhone case

Think Lifeproof case married with Jason's beautiful, underwater, psychedelia tinged marine art, available with 32 different colorful images. [...]

February 10, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Tech: Fish-Fact, the first App that measures fish!

We really look forward to testing out this new app that acts as a fish measuring tool in sync with your smartphone's camera. "It is the first App that measures fish." [...]

January 8, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Gear, Slide