Fly fishing is an old and classic pastime, but in many ways no different from other industries. Sporting goods companies continually innovate and release new gear, driving consumers to buy the latest rods and reels. There is plenty of good–even great–fly-fishing gear introduced every year.
BUT fly fishing is not like, say, the computer industry. You can still catch many fish and enjoy yourself on the water with a rod that is 10 years old, or a fly box made in 1860.
A true Salmon Junkie use a mixture of old and new tackle – Check out these beauties