Top Fishing Gear Round-up

A list of new must-have fishing related products.

Costa Sunglasses

Fly-fishermen live a laid-back lifestyle, and Costa has captured exactly that in the design of its new KC frame. Country music star Kenny Chesney’s input yielded an aviator- style frame built of Monel metal and featuring adjustable silicone nose pads for a customized fit. Like all Costa shades, the KC model is 100 percent polarized. Starting price $199;

Fishpond USA Roll Top Boat Bag

The Westwater Roll Top boat bag from Fishpond features a roll top for those who need assurance that their gear will stay dry. All the bags in the Westwater collection include thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) welded fabric construction and water-resistant zippers with oversize pulls. $189.95;
True Flies jacket

True Flies Jacket

There’s nothing worse than being in the elements without a quality shell. TrueFlies’ Safety Harbor raincoat features zipped side vents, darted elbows and an adjustable waist cinch-cord. This breathable jacket looks good and will keep water out when you need it most. $299;
Sage fly rods

Sage Rod

As the sport of fly-fishing grows, the need for affordable, quality rods increases. To meet demand, Sage has introduced its Motive series of fly rods. Constructed of time- proven materials and features, this series of rods has a fast-action taper, giving anglers a powerful rod that loads quickly and has the ability to deliver heavy saltwater flies with accuracy. Motive rods are available from 8- to 12-weight. $425;
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Nautilus Reels

he engineers at Nautilus worked tirelessly to achieve less than 1 percent start-up inertia in their new CCF-X2. The International Fly Tackle Dealer award- winning reel features a dual-action, cork and carbon fiber, disc braking system with twice the drag surface. With Nautilus’ Activseal waterproof seals, the CCF-X2 can be switched from left- hand to right-hand retrieve in seconds. Internally, ceramic bearings and TPX bushings align the axle for smooth reeling. In six full turns of the oversize drag knob, the reel goes from free spool to lockdown. $435;
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Power Pole

The new Micro Anchor from Power-Pole is the perfect choice to keep small craft stationary in the sweet spot of anglers’ chosen flat. This product works great on small skiffs as well as kayaks and square-back canoes. Whether you anchor in sand, rock or muck, the spike of this anchor runs straight from the battery. Find the fish and lock down on the spot in less than five seconds. $595 for Driver Unit; $95 for Micro Spike;