CRUX Fly Rods: Redington's new fly rod series boasts slim-profile blanks with an all-new Line Speed Taper for great performance at all ranges. Delivering a fast action, CRUX rods are adorned with lightweight guides, minimal wraps to help add lightness and recovery speed, anodized aluminum reel seats with built-in hook keepers, and line ID on the reel seat hoods. An added unique feature here is what Redington is calling their Angled Key Grip which uses a section of composite cork for increased comfort and durability. Models span from 3 thru 10-weight and each includes a divided Cordura rod tube. MSRP $399.99
i.D. Fly Reels: If you're into customizing stuff, then Redington's new i.D. fly reels should grab your interest. Each model has a flat back frame which allows users to easily affix any of 34 various decals for a look that can range from funny to beautiful. Constructed from cast aluminum, each reel comes with a Rulon disc drag, large-arbor, and soft-touch grip. As an added bonus, i.D. reels can come preloaded with RIO Mainstream fly line. Sizes: 3/4, 5/6, 7/8/9 (models in red are available with the preloaded line option) MSRP: $89.99 (reel only); $109.99 (preloaded).
Women's Sonic Pro Waders: These new women-specific waders are constructed with a 4-layer fabric along with a DWR-coated waterproof and breathable membrane. To aid comfort and provide ease-of-mobility, there's built-in waterproof stretch side panels and a stretch mesh back. Other features include sonically-welded seams, fleece-lined hand-warmer pocket, interior stretch-mesh pocket, zippered chest pocket, removable water-resistant pocket, slim wading belt, anti-corrosion hardware/zippers, and 4mm neoprene booties. MSRP: $299.99
Palix River Bootfoot Waders: These fresh new waders are designed with a 3-layer waterproof/breathable DWR-coated fabric and also include features like a fleece-lined hand-warmer pocket and rubber-soled boots insulated with Thinsulate. MSRP: $299.99
Outfits: Several new outfits are available from Redington this year which all include a Mainstream fly line and rod/reel case. The VICE outfit pairs a VICE rod with a new i.D. reel and is available in weights 4–9 for an MSRP of $299.99.
Next up is the PATH outfit which includes a PATH rod and CROSSWATER reel, both of which are newly updated. Freshwater setups span from weights 4 to 9 with an MSRP of $189.99 while saltwater setups come in 8 or 9-weights for $199.99.
The CROSSWATER combo pairs up a CROSSWATER rod and reel and comes in line weights 4–9 ranging in price from $139.99 to $149.99. The TOPO outfit comes with the rod, CROSSWATER reel, and other aforementioned goodies, but also includes a bonus tapered leader, nipper, extra tippet spool, and a box loaded with six flies. $219.99.
Finally, the kid-specific and newly-redesigned MINNOW outfit includes an easy-to-handle 8-foot rod rated for a 5-weight line that's designed with a medium-fast action and smaller grip. Paired up with a CROSSWATER reel, look for an MSRP of $149.99.
New BEHEMOTH and RISE reel colors!
A teaser of some new apparel that's on the way! Look for everything in this article to become available sometime in August.