Category: News

Winner of Best 5-Weight Fly Rod

PICKING THE BEST 5-WEIGHT RODS Yellowstone Angler has found that the new 5-weight rods are getting better and better each year. Often only subtle differences separate one rod from another. Casting and rating the performance of the rods at different distances is the real meat of our Shootouts, and also the reason we have separated
December 3, 2019 News, Review

Fred Contaoi – Rod Designer, Douglas Outdoors

Flyfishing Journeys Podcast Interview by Rob Giannino | Nov 18, 2019   Episode Summary   As a 10-year-old on the pacific coast of California, Fred Contaoi would tie flies and share them with his fly fishing teachers.  In his high school years, he learned how to build fishing rods.  At 19 he went to work for Lamiglas
November 19, 2019 News, Stories

Douglas Pro Brent Butler Wins!

Photo Credit: Justin Onslow & Charles Waldrof, FLW.   On day two of the Costa FLW Series Southeastern Division event on Lake Chickamauga, Douglas Pro Brent Butler weighed in a bag he’ll never forget. Weighing in 37 pounds, 5 ounces, it not only catapulted him from 40th to 1st place, it also etched his name in the
March 25, 2019 News

2019 Fishing Expo Schedule

Douglas is on the road to a town near you! Now is your chance to cast that rod you’ve had your eyes on! Check out our show dates for 2019 below.

December 26, 2018 News

Dock Talk 365 with Chris OBrien

Dock Talk 365 – Sat down with Chris O’Brien to talk Lake Champlain Spawn And Post-Spawn Smallmouth. Below are a few snippets from the Dock Talk article…   “Chris O’Brien is an angler who I love to follow his success and the techniques he uses to catch a ton of bass. Chris took a top

August 2, 2018 News

Douglas Outdoors at ICAST/IFTD 2018

Douglas unveils new products and new information at ICAST/IFTD 2018!   ICAST/IFTD is the worlds largest sportfishing tradeshow. The show is well known to be full of excitement as the unveiling of the industry’s hot new products are on display for the first time. Well the 2018 ICAST/IFTD was no exception. Douglas Outdoors was a

July 31, 2018 News

demystifly – 2018 IFTD Sneak Peak

LRS Fly Rods: These new rods from Douglas Outdoors look to offer fly anglers a really nicely refined package for a relatively affordable price point. Using “next generation” graphite, the LRS series is crafted with gorgeous glossy-blue blanks and a versatile fast action. All rods…. see full review    

July 23, 2018 News

2018 Fly Fishing Show Schedule!

Douglas may be coming to a town near you. Now is your chance to cast that rod you’ve had your eyes on! Click on the shows below to learn more.

December 29, 2017 News

Douglas DXF wins best Switch Trout Rod

DXF 10’6″ 5-weight wins “best mid-priced rod” and “Best overall rod (available today)” in the 2017 Yellowstone Angler Switch Trout Rod Shootout!   Douglas DXF 10’6” 5-weight     $425.00 Your new trout switch winner by default – The Douglas DXF!  The DXF series has been a favorite of ours since we first tested it in our

December 29, 2017 News

Douglas Outdoors Launching X-MATRIX Rods at ICAST

June 03, 2015   Phoenix, NY – Douglas Outdoors announces the official launching of the X-MATRIX DXS & DXC rod series at the upcoming ICAST show in Orlando, Florida July 15th-17th. Douglas Outdoors will be exhibiting in booth #1029, a 60 foot island booth also featuring the Douglas line of tackle boxes Douglas Outdoors is

June 4, 2015 News
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