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Vapen Red Wins Best Fly Rods at EFTTEX

Redington took the top prize in the fly rod category for the Vapen Red at the European Fishing Tackle Trade Exhibition (EFTTEX) in Vienna, Austria this past weekend. “The Vapen Red is the next evolution in fly rod design thanks to X-Wrap technology and its PowerGrip, so we are thrilled about winning this prestigious award,” comments Redington General Manager, David Visnack. “ ... Full story

Marine Recreational Fishing’s Economic Impact Rivals Commercial Sector

A report released by the American Sportfishing Association (ASA) makes a powerful case that from an economic perspective, recreational fishing is just as important as commercial fishing, despite a much lower overall impact on the resource. According to the report, anglers landed just two percent of the total saltwater landings compared to ninety-eight percent caught by the commercial fishing industry. ... Full story

Allen Fly Fishing Xa Fly Rod 9' 4#

Allen Fly Fishing describe their Xa fly rod as being of "medium fast action and the most versatile "workhorse" of the line-up." It has been their best selling rod for a couple of years now, and for 2013 it has benefited from a new finish and components while leaving the action untouched. ... Full story