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2014-03-31 16:25:09

Campaign aims to demystify fly fishing -- making it more accessible by offering simple gear, easy techniques and basic teachings for all ages and skill levels. VENTURA, Calif., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patagonia, Inc., the outdoor apparel company, today launched its Simple Fly Fishing campaign - a program designed to demystify fly fishing and make it more accessible. The centerpiece is Patagonia's Simple Fly Fishing kit, which contains a tenkara-style fly fishing rod, box of flies, line...

Physics Helps In The Invention Of New Fly Rod
2013-10-14 08:56:24

SINTEF A new Norwegian fishing rod is about to be launched onto the world market. The inventor calls it fly fishing’s equivalent of carving skis. The silhouette against the sky is the same as it’s been ever since the Norwegian rivers were invaded by affluent British salmon fishermen in the 1800s. The fly rod which is the brain-child of Robert Selfors from Nesodden outside Oslo also bends into the shape of a rainbow when a fish is being played. However, one important detail...

2011-06-29 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) THURSDAY, JUNE 30: FISHING Profile America -- Thursday, June 30th. It's a good bet that many people will be cleaning up their fishing rods and reels, checking their lures, and buying some bait to go fishing this weekend. While avid fishermen go out all year long, summer sees increased activity on...

2010-05-03 11:30:00

COLUMBIA, S.C., May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Commerce Secretary Gary Locke stood on the floor of the assembly line of one of the oldest, most noted fishing manufacturing facilities in the U.S., PENN Fishing Tackle, to discuss the National Export Initiative. Commerce Secretary Locke delivered the initiative between 3:30 and 4:30 EDT. PENN® is marketed by Pure Fishing, Inc., (a subsidiary of the Jarden Corporation). Attending the event was Pennsylvania Governor...

2009-03-12 11:05:00

WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. (To access color photos of the following recalled products, see CPSC's Web site at www.cpsc.gov.) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Name of product: Shakespeare Casting Game...

2008-07-27 06:00:21

By Sue Cocking, The Miami Herald Jul. 27--TITUSVILLE -- A strange thing happened this summer in the Indian River north of Titusville. And when the word got out, lots of people sought to take advantage of it -- including me. A huge school of black drum -- usually seen in the Indian River Lagoon during the winter -- popped up unexpectedly in June and stayed through the middle of July. Milling around and tailing in two feet of water, this mass of 2- to 7-pound fish made great targets for...

2008-07-23 15:01:00

The summer weather may be too hot to fly fish, but this fall the weather will cool. But you have bigger problems. The fishing rod broke in transit and you discovered the damage on the river bank. How miserable to watch the fish bite other lines. There are protective tubes meant to keep fly fishing rods safe during travel or shipping. The SporTube Airline/Travel Tube is a hard-shell case designed to hold fly fishing rods. The SporTube can protect two 3- or 4-piece nine foot rods and...


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