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Thursday, 23 August 2012

Best Of Big New Zealand Browns

Went to NZ in 96/97 and had heard the name Tony Entwistle back then.  Judging by this video, he's still guiding clients to some large brownies.

Comin Into Your Livin Room

Winner of Best Movie at this year's Drake Fly Fishing Video Awards, Predator showcases surface fishing for queenfish.  I especially like the take when the queenie jumps Jono's popper coming straight at the camera and Jono driving the boat with his toes while simultaneously working a queenfish out of the mangroves.

Some Fishers Grew Up Hunting

I grew up hunting with my dad and brother.  The early mornings, a fresh snow, beautiful elk, ...

Searching For West encapsulates many of the beautiful backdrops and experiences that go along with a life in the outdoors.  If you're a fisher, you'll likely appreciate the beauty of this film.  Over 11000 others watched it on its first day on Vimeo.  Enjoy.  I know I did.

Searching for West from Helio Collective on Vimeo.

Amazing Fly Fishing and Skiing

Monday, 20 August 2012

Grandpa and Grandson Fishing

The Riches of Alaska

Rainbows, dollies, salmon, bears....and lots of 'em.

Creating Loop to Loop Connectors

My RIO fly lines come with a loop to loop connector but my backing does not.  This video shows you a great way to fashion a knotless backing loop.  It also shows you how to create one for your fly line if your fly line does not come with a welded loop.  I'll be trying the knotless backing loop for sure.

Knot-less attachment from Igor Soldo on Vimeo.

Presentation is Key

Fishing hatches is as good as it gets.  When rising trout are keyed to a specific bug, you want everything to be just right and a supple leader is one of the most important parts of your arsenal.

A short film that illustrates the benefits of RIO's new, unique Suppleflex trout leader from RIO Products on Vimeo.

Where Fish Live

Sunday, 19 August 2012

Endless Summer Flash Sale-Up To 90% Off

Primus Profile BBQ Camp Stove
Retail $107, Flash Sale $39.98
I think I've pointed out before that a duel burner stove is on my wish list for car camping trips.  The Clymb teases me with their endless summer sale.  If only I had an endless budget.  They have gear/apparel under $10, under $25, under $50, under $100, and over $100.  You might just pick up a sweeeet deal.

Where Do Trout Sit?

Flash Sale--Merrell at Great Prices

Merrell Bivouac Jacket
Retail $199, Flash Sale $55.98
Today The Clymb features outstanding deals on outdoor apparel from Merrell plus stand up paddle boards, personal flotation devices, paddles and more from Naish, Extrasport, and Sanborn Canoe Co respectively.

Thursday, 16 August 2012

Flash Sale-Adidas Outdoors Up To 55% Off

Retail $150, Flash Sale $79.98
Adidas has begun wading the waters of the outdoor apparel industry.  Able to afford to hire a team of design and materials experts, Adidas has created some pretty sweet looking gear.  At up to 55% off, it looks even sweeter.

Monday, 13 August 2012

Flash Sales--Camping, Snow Sports, Backpacking

Kelty Cosmic 20 Degree Extra Long RH
Retail $115, Flash Sale $54.98
Some great sleeping bags, tents and more on flash sale this week through The Clymb.  Click on through to get these sweet deals on camping equipment or to get deals on snow sports apparel, packs or more.

Taimen On

Trout over 60 inches and 50 years old????

Trailer for FishBum 1 Mongolia, The River Wolf from The Fly Fishing Film Tour on Vimeo.

Saturday, 11 August 2012

Departures--Wicked Mountain Biking

I've been profiling some great outdoor gear flash sales from The Clymb lately.  I happened to check out this mountain biking trailer this morning on their facebook page.  Wouldn't do it myself, wouldn't be prudent, but the stuff these guys ride is amazing to see.

Tuesday, 7 August 2012

Bristol Bay, Alaska Fly Fishing

Camping Gear Flash Sales

Retail $125, Flash Sale $49.98
Lucky Americans can get in on the following sweet deals from The Clymb.

Retail $150 , Flash Sale $69.98

Unlucky Canadians can't get in on these deals, YET.

And neither can other internationals, YET.
Retail $45, Flash Sale $19.98

In the Pike Position

The first 1:45 of this flick are sweet--a nice dose of fly smashing surface takes.

Norway road- and fishingtrip from Jonas Høholt on Vimeo.

Bow River Toads

Some sweeeeeet Alberta brownies hit the net with our boy, chroniclesofcod.

JUST BROWNS from chroniclesofcod on Vimeo.

Saturday, 4 August 2012

Canadian Flash Sales

SOLE Mendocino
Reg $80, Flash Sale $39
Been envious of my American neighbours for a while now as they've been able to take advantage of the awesome deals from flash sale site, The Clymb.  Jealous, no more?  We'll see.  Canadian Cartel has just launched a Canadian flash sales site so maybe we can get in on some sweet ___ deals like our good neighbourlies.

Ski, snow, surf, run, climb, etc at as much as 70/80% off.  Either click through from the link above or from the Canadian Cartel link to the right.  I know I'm going to follow Canadian Cartel for a while to see what kind of deals they offer.  Upcoming lines include Westbeach, OSIRIS and more.

Aerial Mends By Carl McNeil

Here's a great mend to combat varied current speeds.  LINK

Christmas Island, Hawaii, ...

Colours of the Rainbow

Some good beats, rising fish, and a different approach.  What do ya think?

TrouTrippiN from Jon Hanson on Vimeo.

Thursday, 2 August 2012

Flash Sales--Kavu, Prana, Hurley, Rocky Mounts

Kavu Men's Chill Long
Reg $60, Sale $26.98
Kavu joins The Clymb's flash sale list today.  Kavu seems to have some great clothing items as do Prana and Hurley.  There are also several other companies with sales continuing including items like ski and snowboard racks, footwear, magazines and more.