Being brand loyal or (just a bit) faithless

Some fly fishing tackle manufactures offer a lifetime warranty on their products. But warranty is one thing – long time relationship to one brand is another. And to be faithful for life… well that sure is a long time. Any high profile brand has got their dedicated followers: People who are dying to get their […]

Switching vintage fly rods

I’ve got a bunch of old and classic Hardy fly rods in lengths from 9’-10´ to 10´6”. AFTM classes range from 6 to 8. It’s Favourite-, De Luxe- and Sovereign models. Most of these have a full flexing action – and would in my point of view make splendid switch rods. Problem was I couldn’t […]