The latest and greatest fly-fishing goods are hitting retailer’s shelves. Here’s a look at rods, reels, and other gear you’ll want to consider before your next trek to the water.
Last July, fly-fishing manufacturers from all over the world assembled in Orlando, Florida for the annual International Fly Tackle Dealer (IFTD) show to unveil their latest innovations and products. Once again, show attendance was on the rise, there was enthusiasm at every booth, and anglers should be excited about what’s coming down the pipeline. The good news is there continues to be a push to offer low-priced, high-quality rods, and the rationale seems to be migrating to other angling products, like reels and clothing. The bad news is you may have trouble deciding what you want to buy first. Here’s a brief look at some product highlights to help you make up your mind.