Category Archives: Authors

Guideline Eyegear – New Osprey Fisherman’s Sunglasses


I received a pair of the new Guideline Osprey Sunglasses the other day so that I might give them a test drive.  I have to say that for around $40 they are very nice glasses; very comfortable and very nice … Continue reading

Posted in Dan Blanton, Eyewear, Hot and New

Hardy Wins Five Weight Shootout – Third Year in a Row


For the third year in a row Hardy has won the Yellowstone Shootout. But, this is the first time Hardy has taken both first and second place….   Preorder the Artisan asap to reserve your rod in production.     … Continue reading

Posted in Dan Blanton, Industry News

Captain Mike Costello – New Book – Where a Trout Calls Home


Greetings Everyone, I am pleased to announce that my latest book, Where A Trout Calls Home will be available in mid-February. The book follows Riley the rainbow trout and all his river friends over the course of the year. From … Continue reading

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Great Inagua Bahamas Fly Fishing Trip 2012


Great Inagua, Bahamas 2012 By Lee Haskin      Back in 2008, I was excited to fish this amazing Bahamian island with my good friend, Walt Kleckley.         Inagua does not have the long, huge, ocean-side flats, typical of  … Continue reading

Posted in Fly Fishing Destinations, Lee Haskin, Travel Reports, Trip Reports

Echo Solo Outfits – Available for Immediate Delivery


  Available for immediate delivery  ECHO SOLO OUTFITS     It’s all here, ECHO Solo 4 piece fly rod, ECHO Solo fly reel, ECHO Solo weight forward floating line, and a premium quality monofilament tapered leader.  All spooled & packaged … Continue reading

Posted in Dan Blanton, Fly Reels, Fly Rods, Hot and New, Industry News, Uncategorized

Rio Adds New Line to the Skagit Shooting Head Collection


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (Idaho Falls, Idaho) – RIO Products, manufacturer of fly lines, leaders and tippet material, is excited to introduce an addition to the Skagit Shooting Head collection – the new Skagit iFlight. Skagit heads are designed for Spey … Continue reading

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Global Rescue Evacuates Jim Klug From Bolivan Jungle…


  Global Rescue News Current Articles |  RSS Feed Jim Klug recalls his evacuation from the Bolivian jungle after freak eye injury        Jim Klug, AFFTA chairman and founder of Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures, recounts his freak eye injury … Continue reading

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Louisiana Redfish on the Fly – By Bill Blanton


   It was a couple of hours past sunrise on a mid-October morning, the day of the new moon, when guide Brian Esposito poled me and my wife, Sue, into a shallow bay lined with roso-cane. We were in the … Continue reading

Posted in Bill Blanton, Fly Fishing Destinations, Travel News, Trip Reports

David Visnack New General Manager for Redington


  David Visnack FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 19, 2011 (Bainbridge Island, Wash.) Far Bank Enterprises, leader in the fly-fishing industry, is pleased to announce the promotion of David Visnack to the role of General Manager for Redington. Visnack will also … Continue reading

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History and Development of the Shooting Taper in America – by Dan Blanton


  History and Development of the Shooting Taper in America By Dan Blanton This is where it all really started             The Sunset Line and Twine Company of Petaluma, California marketed the first commercially produced shooting head in August … Continue reading

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