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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON July 14, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
New gear: Day Two at the show
It's was a show for innovation, new ideas ... and a few surprises, reports Kirk Deeter from this year's International Fly Tackle Dealer show in Orlando.
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The new Orvis Helios 3   Editor's note: The following is courtesy of Angling Trade. Orvis Helios 3 Yeah… it’s all that. Worth the wait. Deserving of the hype. 
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON July 13, 2017 - 1 COMMENTS
New gear: Deeter sets the table
Patagonia's Middle Fork waders. TROUT Magazine and Angling Trade Magazine Editor Kirk Deeter is in Orlando this week at the International Fly Tackle Dealer show, and he's taking in all the new products that hitting the market in the coming months. 
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON July 13, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Video spotlight: Carter Andrews
Carter Andrews is rabid. You can see it in his eyes. He fishes. That's what he does. There's no mistaking him for anything but a fisherman. This is a man who likely never thinks of anything else. Ever.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON July 12, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Fly tying: The Cream Variant
As Tim Flagler notes in the video below, the Cream Variant is "an oldie, but a goodie." Indeed, I remember seeing this pattern for the first time as a child—it is the epitome of delicate fly fishing, and I remember thinking that all flies used for fishing should be this beautiful. 
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I've been a fan of the sling pack for a good decade now. A good sling is lighter than a vest, more streamlined than a backpack and, if you can find the right one, comfortable to wear in any number of fishing conditions. 
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON July 11, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Video spotlight: Strobel Xtreme
Forgive the overpowering soundtrack and the gratuitous use of the GoPro. Focus on the fish.
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A "half-pounder" steelhead from northern California's Trinity River.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON July 11, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Short casts: Show time!
The new Redington CRUX fly rod. Ah, it must be show time.
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