Douglas Outdoors has brought in Dr. Tom Murphey and his tech firm High Strain Dynamics (at to develop the next generation of fishing rods. Dr. Murphey is the current holder of two IGFA World Records for Tiger Muskie on the fly with 20# and 8# test. Formerly of the Air Force Research Lab, Tom’s expertise with composite space structures will be applied to his passion for fishing.10177376_1397537640529518_1917140758191503075_n