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Audi AG Sends Cease and Desist over Sage R8

Audi AG Sends Cease and Desist over Sage R8

[ad_1] Audi AG, a subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group has sent a cease and desist to Sage/Far Bank over their new R8 series of rods, throwing a wrench into the most robust product launch the fly trade has ever seen. According to Audi spokesperson Hans Delbruck, Audi first used the R8 designation in 1999 for its open-top prototype Le Mans…

Introducing the Newest Orvis Bed!

Introducing the Newest Orvis Bed!

[ad_1] “To sleep, perchance to dream”—William Shakespeare  We humans spend about one-third of our lives sleeping . . . or we’re supposed to, anyway. The reality is that for many adults, getting the recommended eight hours is easier said than done. According to the CDC, 35% of U.S. adults suffer from some sort of sleep disorder, and getting less than…

Searching for Chilean Brown Trout

[ad_1] After 13 years of busting our asses each year in order to spend 3 months fly fishing Canadian winters in the New Zealand sun, that door slammed shut thanks to C-19. In turn, we had to rebuild everything in life moving forward as we sat locked in the dark, cold, snowy Canadian winter for the first time in 14…

Pro Tips: How to Fish an Inside Bend

Pro Tips: How to Fish an Inside Bend

[ad_1] When you’re fishing a bend in a river, work the water close to you before you cast to the real “lunker water” against the far bank. Start from the tailout and work upstream, beginning at the tailout (A). Next, look for trout near any rocks or structure on the inside of the main current (B). Oftentimes, there will be fish lying…

How to Tie: Dave’s Hopper

How to Tie: Dave’s Hopper

[ad_1] In this week’s “How to Tie” video feature, Savage Flies ties a classic terrestrial pattern created by Dave Whitlock himself, Dave’s Hopper. Difficulty: Intermediate When it comes to summertime, nothing may be more exciting than a trout munching a downed grasshopper. Although today there are many advances in fly tying, traditional hoppers are still used and for…

Museum Piece: A Fine Piece of Wedding Cake

Museum Piece: A Fine Piece of Wedding Cake

[ad_1] Fin-Nor’s “Wedding Cake” reel, designed by Gar Wood, was one of the first fly reels specifically created to handle the rigors of catching large saltwater fish. Photo by Sara Wilcox The American Museum of Fly Fishing is located right next to the Orvis Flagship store in Manchester, Vermont. The folks from the museum will be sharing many of the…

Report: 50% of US Waters Are Too Polluted for Fish or Humans to Swim In

Report: 50% of US Waters Are Too Polluted for Fish or Humans to Swim In

[ad_1] Los Angeles River, California. Sections of the river are contaminated with DDT, PCBs, oil, trash and other toxins. A recent report from an environmental watchdog group, the Environmental Integrity Project, has discovered that over half of the US’s lakes, ponds, rivers, and streams are too polluted for humans or fish to swim in. The report…

Top 3 Flies for Spring on the Green River

Top 3 Flies for Spring on the Green River

[ad_1] A Green River brown trout snacks on early season Baetis duns.Photo by Doug Roberts The Green River tailwaters are a popular destination among anglers and recreationists alike during summer, but they are less-trafficked during colder months. If you’re not the type to balk at a little snow on the banks, springtime fishing on the Green can often combine the…

Daiichi Unveils New Brand Identity

Daiichi Unveils New Brand Identity

[ad_1] One of the bigger events at the 2022 International Fly Tackle Dealer (IFTD) show was Daiichi unveiling their new brand identity. Daiichi is a brand many fly tiers are familiar with. The company is moving in some new, exciting directions. The photo above is the brand’s new logo, and you’ll see similar updated messaging throughout your touchpoints with Daiichi.…