Montana Fly Boat Box

Montana Fly Company Boat Box ($50)

Montana Fly Company is about to give the popular Cliff Bugger Beast a run for its money with this new, sealed, paneled big fly box.  The same size as the Bugger Beast, this box also boasts high-quality slit foam for both large and small flies.  The center panel is removable, and best of all, it's entirely waterproof (with four strong clamps to make certain).

IFTD Day One Wrapup

Day One of the IFTD trade show is drawing to a close. The Drake Magazine fly fishing video contest will go down in a few hours. Showgoers for the most part have expressed satisfaction with the New Orleans location (except perhaps for those who spent a tad too much time on Bourbon St. last night), but rumors are circulating that next year's show will return to the West--potentially to Reno, Nevada. Attendance is down from its peak in the early 2000s but does not appear to be much worse than the last two or three years. No doubt the ongoing economic doldrums have a lot to do with that.

Meanwhile it's always fun to look for the unexpected gems that stand out.

Thanks Gov. Well Done!

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