Category Archives: Dan Blanton

Fly Fishing Show – 2013 – News and Schedules

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Matching the New with the Old The FFS has two new locations this year (Lynnwood, a suburb of Seattle, and Winston-Salem), but one of the biggest challenges we face is creating a fresh showfor our older locations.Many show locations have … Continue reading

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Four New Reels from Hardy and Greys Now In Stock

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     $159 – $219 A high specification, high quality reel, the GX900 is a serious competitor in all forms of fishing, from tackling small wild Trout in the Scottish Highlands with the #2/3/4, to taming those big, hard fighting … Continue reading

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Rio Products Rakes In Multiple Accolades

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September 2012   (Idaho Falls, Idaho) – RIO Products, manufacturer of fly lines, leaders and tippet material, won three prestigious awards during 2012: the International Game Fish Association (IGFA) award for most world records in the fly tippet category in … Continue reading

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Havervision Introduces the New Townsville Fisherman’s Sunglass

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    Welcome the new Townsville, Haber’s combination of virtually unbreakable Trilon™ frames and revolutionary Haberlite™ polarized, high impact lenses make this a great choice for active people. It doesn’t matter whether you’re sitting on a boat off the great barrier … Continue reading

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Dr. Slick’s Pisces Pliers – Best Kept Secret…

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    BELGRADE,Mont.– Dr. Slick’s recently introduced Pisces Pliers might be the best kept secret in the fly-fishing world of heavy duty tools.  Designed with anvil tungsten carbide side cutters, these T.C. cutters make short work of any monofilament as … Continue reading

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Sage Adds Two Technologically Superior Reels to the Line

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  Sage Adds Two Technologically Superior Reels to the Line   8000 Pro reels in Stealth and Storm    8000 Pro at angle    4650 at angle August 8, 2012 (Bainbridge Island, Wash.) – Sage Manufacturing, fly-fishing industry leader, introduces … Continue reading

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Hardy CLS Fly Reels Win Best of Show at Fly Tackle Retailer in Reno 2012

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 ULTRALITE CLS Practical, reliable cassette reel with a stunning aesthetic design. Includes the Hardy line ID system and our Hardy designed and developed cassette locking system (CLS) – this innovative feature instantly locks/ unlocks the spool into place at the … Continue reading

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101 Fish – A Fly Fisher’s Life List by Lefty Kreh – Illustrated by Bill Bishop

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     101 Fish – A Fly Fisher’s Life List By Lefty Kreh Illustrated by Bill Bishop I received my inscribed copy of Lefty’s new book, 101 fish, a Fly Fisher’s Life List, illustrated (wonderfully) by Bill Bishop. This is … Continue reading

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Catskill Fly Fishing Center & Museum – Master Cane Rod Builders Workshop

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    A special presentation on the use of mills with detailed photos and video of the mills used at Hardy’s and those of the USA, will include a side seminar about taper control and setting up from graphs to … Continue reading

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Hardy & Greys Limited – Second Annual Gold Cup – the Details…

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August 4-5, 2012 The Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum     Please contact Jim Murphy at jmurphy@hardygreys.com if you have any questions.   Fill out the Registration Form to reserve your spot in the competition by clicking the link … Continue reading

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