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VEDAVOO & WATER MASTER

Vedavoo continues its commitment to reuse remnant raft vinyl from our partners at  Water Master.  Previously destined for a Montana landfill, we have integrated these scraps and end cuts into more of our products creating value while reducing fabric waste. Alongside Water Master rafts in Stevensville, MT, Vedavoo began using remnants in 2017 for the production of a limited series of four of our best selling sling packs. As a majority of the remnants are too small for use on…

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Inversion Sling – GIVEAWAY!

ENTER TO WIN For every $10 spent on the Vedavoo website you will receive 1 entry. Purchases must be made between 03/21/2019 and 04/07/2019 In the Order Notes during check out enter in the word “SPRING” (This is not a promo code) The winner will be chosen on 04/08/2019 and they will receive the very first Inversion Sling built here in the Vedavoo shop. INVERSION SLING Our newest LIMITED RUN pack in collaboration with WATER…

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STREAMWALKER NETS – THE HOOK UP

Now included with every Streamwalker Net Vedavoo Edition get a Vedavoo Netster. Not only will you be have a beautifully handcrafted net made by hand in Rochester, NY, but also a secure place to put it when your hiking in or casting. “Because we can! And it if we can, we should.” That is why Leif Mermagen, owner of Streamwalker Nets, believes in Better American Gear. Starting this year, Streamwalker and Vedavoo are collaborating to bring…

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What’s In Your Wallet?

Want to win the brand new, extra large Vedavoo fly wallet (pictured above, on the bottom)? Each is handmade and features a 10” x 16” shearling fleece patch to hold all of your flies. Post a picture of your fly wallet on Instagram with the hashtag #myvedavoo for a chance to get one! Remember the shearling band on grandpa’s hat? How about that little fleece patch that came with your very first fishing vest? Do…

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Wading Belt Accessories – Top Three Thursday

What are the three best things you can attach to your wading belt? Although you should be wearing a wading belt for the safety it affords, there is no reason why you shouldn’t get some more use out of it. At Vedavoo, we’ve created some fantastic things for you to attach to your wading belt. Here are our three of our favorites. What would your top three be? Netster If you carry a net while fishing, there…

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Vedavoo and Thomas & Thomas

The Rod You Will Eventually Own is now protected by Better American Gear. Beginning in June of 2018, all Thomas & Thomas fly rods will come in Vedavoo rod bags. This collaboration makes sense at a number of levels. For one, both companies are located in central Massachusetts. Door-to-door, one can travel between the two in just about an hour. Employees live in the same towns and fish the same rivers. Although T&T predates Vedavoo…

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Taking Vedavoo Into A New Season

At Vedavoo, we know that fly fishers don’t settle. Whether it be the pursuit of fish or the pursuit of equipment, anglers always are looking for more efficient and more effective. We get that because we are fly fishers. That is why Better American Gear has always been about well-made, functional equipment. For this season, we have taken the core lineup and streamlined an already sleek set of packs.

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Hiking Up to Better Spring Fishing

Every year the arrival of spring means back to fishing. Even though I fly fish twelve months out of the year, there is still something special about nicer weather, active trout, and even the opening of formal trout season. However, my enthusiasm for the turning calendar is sometimes squelched by two unavoidable parts of spring: crowds and high water. I’m left with the same choices as virtually every angler who wants to avoid fishing shoulder-to-shoulder…

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Derek DeYoung

Derek DeYoung was born on a bayou near the shores of Lake Michigan where his love of fishing was ignited. Over the years his art has veered from the classical fishing art, placing more importance on using a unique style and palette. Using oil paints on canvas, he artfully captures all the subtle intricacies fish possess; their colorful patterns, dimension and texture. Derek explains, “When hiking up a small mountain stream, I’m not just chasing…

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