Ross Worldwide has again expanded the Essence rod series with the addition of a 486-4, 490-4, 890-4 and 1090-4 in each of the three Essence series, FS, FC and FW. Ross Worldwide worked with Mel Krieger, one of the world's finest fly casters and instructors, on the development of the Essence series
Abel puts reel design thought into helping out fly-fishing causes.
It might still be wishful fishing season in the Northeast, but that makes it the right time for the right outerwear.
Don't stand on shore and miss the action-launch out to the fish.
New adventures from a favorite fly-fishing penman
Plus finding the right Spey-casting lines, and more weighty matters.
March 2008: Bauer's Rogue Reel, new tying vises and material
G3 Guide Convertible Waders One of the smartest models in Simms' revamped line of waders is the G3 Guide Convertible, which is equally functional in both waist-high and chest-high configurations. Most waders of this type give priority to chest-high mode, with waist-high use an inconvenient afterthought that involves re-wiring your suspenders, fussing with your belt and fighting folds of excess fabric.
More on Fleece Thanks to Buzz Bryson ["Ask FR&R," Jan/Feb '08] for explaining why fleece is so valuable in increasing enjoyment in our outdoor experiences. He triggered some further thoughts on this topic. There is a larger environmental concern here about use of plastics in our sport, in general.
Orvis Helios rod, SA's new line and much more were introduced in late 2007 for the 2008 fishing season.