New Fly Tackle 2019

The latest fly fishing tackle to help you catch more fish.

Fly rods get lighter and more specialized: reels get stronger, lighter and more robust; and fly lines are available for any specialty you care to pursue. Here’s a look at new fly tackle for 2019, from some of the top manufacturers.

The Sniper line offers improved quick loading for striped bass anglers of all experience levels. The four-season coating remains supple in all conditions, and is built over a low-stretch braided core for maximum response and sensitivity. It's available in floating and intermediate, Type 3, and Type 7 sinking, in 8- to 10- weight. airflousa.comSWS File
Abel's iconic machined 6 ½-inch pliers now feature an integrated bottle opener, loop tightener notch and user replaceable jaws, tested with 1,000 cuts on 80-pound wire and 250-pound stainless braided wire, while retaining ability to cut 7X mono. Includes leather sheath and coiled lanyard. Available in 16 colors and 11 species patterns. abelreels.comSWS File
The Terminal Deflector ZERO Hoodie offers a host of benefits in hot weather, including Omni-Shade sun deflector, Omni-Freeze Zero sweat-activated super cooling, Omni Wick, 50 SPF sun protection, long cuffs with thumb holes to hold the sleeves in place for back-of-the-hand protection, and an internal neck gaiter. Colors include Riptide, Cool Grey, Black, Vivid Blue and Green Mamba; columbia.comSWS File
Continuing its successful rollout of Limited Edition Custom Color reels, Hatch Outdoors offers the Gen2 Finatic reel in Oxblood, a rich brown that turns deep red in sunlight. Custom Color reels are offered in sizes, 3 Plus through with a silver paint fill, in both large arbor and mid-arbor configurations. Available at select Hatch dealers. hatchoutdoors.comSWS File
Loon Outdoors has packaged its popular fly-tying tools – Ergo Arrow Point Scissors, Ergo All Purpose Scissors, Ergo Bobbin, Ergo Bodkin, Ergo Whip Finisher, Ergo Dubbing Brush and the Gator Grip Dubbing Spinner – together in a convenient heavy-duty travel or storage-capable case, ideal for the beginning tyer or the experienced traveling angler. loonoutdoors.comSWS File
The Grande reel, fully anodized machined aluminum reel, features a sealed SUPER-TORQUE carbon drag system, oversized palming rim, ample backing capacity, and an easy-to-grab handle and drag adjustment for heat of the battle fine tuning. Four sizes, 5/6/7, 9/10/11, 11/12/13 and 14, available in Marine, Champagne or Black. redington.comSWS File
The Ross Evolution R-Salt incorporates a stainless steel and carbon fluoropolymer 16-disc sealed drag system that generates nearly 30 pounds of drag pressure. Twin counterbalances reduce and eliminate vibration on line-ripping runs. A large, frame-integrated drag knob allows for precise adjustments with the palm of your hand. rossreels.comSWS File
RIO has tweaked its DirectCore Flats Pro saltwater lines, creating the DirectCore Bonefish line with a long head and rear taper for casting versatility and a mid-length front taper for improved turnover and presentation of bonefish flies. Available in 6- and 7-weight with 30-pound core and 8- and 9-weight with 40-pound core. rioproducts.comSWS File
INGITER rods have been designed to handle challenging and technical conditions, with high-speed tapers tuned to carry a lot of line in the air, overcome windy conditions, and handle large flies in big water; everything the saltwater angler demands of a fly rod. Available in 6- to 10-weight, 9-footers, and a 9 ½-foot 6 weight and 10-foot 7 weight. sageflyfish.comSWS File
The carry it all Essential Gear Bag from Simms offers grab and go convenience and a 90-litre capacity that swallows up a day's worth of tackle, clothing and gear. The thermoplastic polyurethane coated bottom isolates wet gear. Features an easy-access main opening with dual zippers, side zippered pockets, rod tube carriers and removable shoulder straps. simmsfishing.comSWS File
The innovative design of the Waterworks-Lamson Center Axis Saltwater outfit offers outstanding balance and accuracy in casting, and a beefy direct-line-of-pull when fighting tough saltwater fish. Nine-foot rods integrated with the center axis reel are available in 6- 7- and 8-weight configurations. waterworks-lamson.comSWS File