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Figure 8 Leader

Figure 8 Premium Wire Leader by Scientific Anglers

  • Designed specifically for finishing retrieves with boat side figure 8s to convert more follows
  • Features abrasion-resistant 50LB fluorocarbon section
  • Premium Knot 2 Kinky nickel titanium wire section is super straight, ultra kink-resistant, and 100% corrosion proof
  • Rock-solid snap closure that won't open while fighting fish

    Specs:
    30" 50LB fluorocarbon
    15" 55LB single-strand titanium
    Size 3 Stay-Lok Snap


Price:   $13.95 
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Echo ION XL

  • Four piece travel design
  • Action: Med Fast to Fast
  • Tube: Fabric-covered rod case & sock
  • Guides: Oversized stripping guides
  • Grips: Features 2 grip styles
  • Reel Seat: Wood insert seat for standard models, black anodized seat on saltwater (S) models
  • Warranty: Echo Lifetime Warranty

Saltwater-grade rods in this price category are usually better utilized as a coat hanger than a fishing tool. The Ion XL series does not fit that mold. Featuring a remarkably low swing-weight and a more forgiving action, the Ion XL is equally at home stripping flesh flies as it is dropping a merkin to a tailing permit. All models feature salt corrosion-resistant componentry.

Action vs Power Comparison

The Action vs. Power matrix is used for comparison between ECHO rod models. Utilizing this chart, you'll be able to choose an ECHO rod that best fits you and your personal casting stroke. The vertical axis indicates the rod's power, while the horizontal axis indicates the rod's action. In simple terms, single-hand rod action is derived from the top half of the rod, while power is derived from the bottom half.

Action:
Fast action rods feature softer tips than medium action rods and provide a 'stiffer' feel. Fast action rods excel in the hands of anglers with more aggressive casting strokes and greater stroke control. Medium action rods are ideal for anglers with more fluid casting strokes and have a larger 'sweet spot' for a wider range of casting strokes. Consistently throwing a tailing loop? Your rod's action may not be a good fit to you and your casting stroke.

Power:
A rod's power is its resistance to flexing under load. Powerful rods are 'beefier' through the bottom half, generate higher line speeds, and are more adept at keeping big fish pinned. Delicate rods are more presentation-oriented, protect light tippet, and are a better choice for picky fish.

Rajeff Sports would like your ECHO experience to be a good one and we ask that you take care of your equipment with the following regular maintenance:

Wash all components with warm freshwater after each days use in saltwater. Pay extra attention to the space where the guides meet the blank and the metal parts of the reel seat. Try to keep sand and dirt out of the ferrules. Occasionally use a few drops of any reel oil or grease on the reel seat threads to keep it operating smoothly. Paraffin wax can also be used on the ferrules if needed to ensure a proper fit.

Do not use tape on your ferrules. If you do we'll come steal all your bacon and PBR.

Find the rod you want a recommendation for and click on it. A dialogue box will appear with our recommended Airflo lines. (click here)


Price:   $159.99 
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Esox Special Leader

Esox Special Premium Wire Leader by Scientific Anglers

  • Proven, bombproof design for seriously strong, toothy predators
  • Features abrasion-resistant 40LB fluorocarbon section
  • Premium Knot 2 Kinky nickel titanium wire section is super straight, ultra kink-resistant, and 100% corrosion proof
  • Rock-solid snap closure that won’t open while fighting fish

Specs:
48” 40LB fluorocarbon
15” 35LB single-strand titanium
Size 3 Stay-Lok Snap


Price:   $13.95 
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Reversed Marabou Fly

Nothing swims quite like marabou, and this fly has a lot of it! This is a proven steelhead fly from a proven guide and outfitter, Tom Larimer. Really good Cowlitz river fly, and they have all the right colors and action!

Colors (Select Below):

Black and Blue

Pink and White

Red and Orange

Black and Purple

Black and Red

 


Price:   $3.50 
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Ampere Outfit

Ampere Outfit by Scientific Anglers

Complete with Rod, Reel, Line, and Rod Tube

We designed a moderate fast-action fly rod, paired it with our completely bulletproof Ampere cast-aluminum reels, and ended up with the Ampere outfit, which provides ridiculous value for the price. Built for a nice mix of power and presentation, the Ampere rods handle dry flies with ease and can still turn over an articulated muskie fly without a second thought. From rivers to oceans, and everywhere in between, the Ampere has your currents covered.

 


Price:   $199.95 
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Echo EPR

  • Four piece travel design
  • Graphite:  Lightweight, high-modulus
  • Action:  Super fast, super powerful
  • Tube:  Fabric-covered rod case & sock
  • Guides: Stainless w/ SIC stripper
  • Grips:  Features two grip styles
  • Reel Seat: Maintenance-free aluminum
  • Warranty:  Echo Lifetime Warranty

NEW FOR 2017! Some things are just faster than others: Usain Bolt. ECHO E.P.R.. Designed by Pat Ehlers, this new stick has a super fast tip to load easily at short distances and the most powerful bottom half of any ECHO rod we have ever made to insure you will never run out of gas when casting into the wind. Going after fish that weigh more than you do? The E.P.R. is ready to tip the scales.

Action vs Power Comparison

The Action vs. Power matrix is used for comparison between ECHO rod models. Utilizing this chart, you’ll be able to choose an ECHO rod that best fits you and your personal casting stroke. The vertical axis indicates the rod’s power, while the horizontal axis indicates the rod’s action. In simple terms, single-hand rod action is derived from the top half of the rod, while power is derived from the bottom half.

Action:
Fast action rods feature softer tips than medium action rods and provide a ‘stiffer’ feel. Fast action rods excel in the hands of anglers with more aggressive casting strokes and greater stroke control. Medium action rods are ideal for anglers with more fluid casting strokes and have a larger ‘sweet spot’ for a wider range of casting strokes. Consistently throwing a tailing loop? Your rod’s action may not be a good fit to you and your casting stroke.

Power:
A rod’s power is its resistance to flexing under load. Powerful rods are ‘beefier’ through the bottom half, generate higher line speeds, and are more adept at keeping big fish pinned. Delicate rods are more presentation-oriented, protect light tippet, and are a better choice for picky fish.

Rajeff Sports would like your ECHO experience to be a good one and we ask that you take care of your equipment with the following regular maintenance:

Wash all components with warm freshwater after each days use in saltwater. Pay extra attention to the space where the guides meet the blank and the metal parts of the reel seat. Try to keep sand and dirt out of the ferrules. Occasionally use a few drops of any reel oil or grease on the reel seat threads to keep it operating smoothly. Paraffin wax can also be used on the ferrules if needed to ensure a proper fit.

Do not use tape on your ferrules. If you do we’ll come steal all your bacon and PBR.

Line Recommendations (click here)

 


Price:   $449.99 
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SA Freshwater Leaders

Freshwater Nylon Tapered Leader by Scientific Anglers

It’s all well and good to have a quality fly line, but without a good leader, you’re out of luck. Our nylon Freshwater leaders come in four different lengths and feature a longer, larger butt section for easy turnover. These new materials feature the highest wet knot strength in the industry and true-to-spec X sizes. Each leader comes in a two-pack, so you spend less time rooting through your vest for a new leader and more time actually fishing. You can fish the other stuff, or you can Fish the Truth.

  • 9.0’ – multi-situation leader
  • 12.0’ – spring creeks, wary fish
9'
7X0.004” / .10 mm0.016” / .41 mm2.3 lb / 1,0 KG
9’6X0.005” / .13 MM0.017” / .43 mm3.3 lb / 1,5 KG
9’5X0.006” / .15 mm0.020” / .50 mm4.4 lb / 2,0 KG
9’4X0.007” / .18 mm0.021” / .53 mm6.0 lb / 2,7 KG
9’3X0.008” / .20 mm0.021” / .53 mm8.5 lb / 3,9 KG
9’2X0.009” / .23 mm0.022” / .56 mm9.8 lb / 4,4 KG
9’1X0.010” / .25 mm0.022” / .56 mm12.7 lb / 5,8 KG
9’0X0.011” / .28 mm0.022” / .56 mm14.9 lb / 6,8 KG
9’16 LBS0.012” / .30 mm0.026” / .67 mm16.0 lb / 7,3 kg
9’18 LBS0.013” / .33 mm0.026” / .67 mm18.0 lb / 8,2 kg
9’20 LBS0.014” / .36 mm0.026” / .67 mm20.0 lb / 9,1 kg
12’6X0.005” / .13 MM0.017” / .43 mm3.3 lb / 1,5 KG
12’5X0.006” / .15 mm0.020” / .50 mm4.4 lb / 2,0 KG
12’4X0.007” / .17 mm0.021” / .53 mm6.0 lb / 2,7 KG
12’3X0.008” / .20 mm0.021” / .53 mm8.5 lb / 3,9 KG
12’2X0.009” / .23 mm0.022” / .56 mm9.8 lb / 4,4 KG
12’1X0.010” / .25 mm0.022” / .56 mm12.7 lb / 5,8 KG
12’0X0.011” / .28 mm0.022” / .56 mm14.9 lb / 6,8 KG
12’16 LBS0.012” / .30 mm0.026” / .67 mm16.0 lb / 7,3 kg
12’18 LBS0.013” / .33 mm0.026” / .67 mm18.0 lb / 8,2 kg
12’20 LBS0.014” / .36 mm0.026” / .67 mm20.0 lb / 9,1 kg

Price:   $7.99 
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Echo Base

  • Four piece travel design
  • Action: Medium Fast
  • Tube: Fabric-covered rod case & sock
  • Guides: Chrome guides
  • Grips: Features two grip styles
  • Reel Seat: Black anodized seat
  • Warranty: Echo Lifetime Warranty

"ECHO Base...this is Rogue Two. I found them. Repeat, I found them!" You might not be Rogue Two, but the sentiment will be the same the first time you cast the ECHO Base. Progressive actions allow anglers of all skill levels to fish effectively in varying conditions. Durable, no-nonsense construction ensures years of fishing pleasure without having to touch your inheritance.

Action vs Power Comparison

The Action vs. Power matrix is used for comparison between ECHO rod models. Utilizing this chart, you'll be able to choose an ECHO rod that best fits you and your personal casting stroke. The vertical axis indicates the rod's power, while the horizontal axis indicates the rod's action. In simple terms, single-hand rod action is derived from the top half of the rod, while power is derived from the bottom half.

Action:
Fast action rods feature softer tips than medium action rods and provide a 'stiffer' feel. Fast action rods excel in the hands of anglers with more aggressive casting strokes and greater stroke control. Medium action rods are ideal for anglers with more fluid casting strokes and have a larger 'sweet spot' for a wider range of casting strokes. Consistently throwing a tailing loop? Your rod's action may not be a good fit to you and your casting stroke.

Power:
A rod's power is its resistance to flexing under load. Powerful rods are 'beefier' through the bottom half, generate higher line speeds, and are more adept at keeping big fish pinned. Delicate rods are more presentation-oriented, protect light tippet, and are a better choice for picky fish.

Rajeff Sports would like your ECHO experience to be a good one and we ask that you take care of your equipment with the following regular maintenance:

Wash all components with warm freshwater after each days use in saltwater. Pay extra attention to the space where the guides meet the blank and the metal parts of the reel seat. Try to keep sand and dirt out of the ferrules. Occasionally use a few drops of any reel oil or grease on the reel seat threads to keep it operating smoothly. Paraffin wax can also be used on the ferrules if needed to ensure a proper fit.

Do not use tape on your ferrules. If you do we'll come steal all your bacon and PBR.

Line recommendations (click here)


Price:   $89.99 
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Toothy Fish Wire Leaders

Toothy Fish Premium Wire Leaders by Scientific Anglers

  • 7.5' tapered leader aids in smooth turnover of larger flies
  • Abrasion-resistant leader material holds up to harsh conditions
  • Premium Knot 2 Kinky nickel titanium wire section is super straight, ultra kink-resistant, and 100% corrosion proof
  • Rock-solid snap closure that won't open while fighting fish

    Specs:
    7.5' 20LB tapered AR leader
    15" 25LB single-strand titanium
    Size 2 Stay-Lok Snap

    7.5' 20LB tapered AR leader
    15" 45LB single-strand titanium
    Size 3 Stay-Lok Snap


Price:   $13.95 
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Stroft Cutter and Carry System - Complete Set - Product Image
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Stroft Cutter and Carry System - Complete Set

The complete Stroft tippet system

Five high quality German made Stroft Cutter & retaining rings - made to fit over standard Stroft tippet Spools.

Spool Holder

Stroft short strap - Vest strap & Carabiner

  • The ideal system to hold, dispense and trim Stroft tippet
  • A retainer rings and high quality cutter ring.
  • Cutter is razor sharp, and coated is come magical stuff that is corrosion resistant. (We couldn't even spell the alloy)
  • Fits all Stroft spools from 25m to 50m (ABR, GTM, FC!, FC2, Fluer)
  • Includes color coded easy peel labels 

This is an incredibly well made tippet system!

Complete system pictured - *does not include spools of tippet

Price:   $36.99 
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PlanD Fly Box

Size:  8.75in x 5in x 1.5in

Plan D boxes are handmade in Gig Harbor, WA.

10 metal J hooks to secure the eye and running foam slits to lock trailer hooks down.  Holds up to 20 articulated, moal leeches, Skagit Minnow, and any fly that has a trailer hook.
 


Price:   $34.95 
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EP Senyo's Chromatic Brush 3" wide

EP Senyo Chromatic Brushes mix proven fly tying materials to make a wide fly tying brush for Steelhead Intruders, streamers and baitfish flies.

  • 3 inches wide
  • Package of six

Price:   $9.50 
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OPST Swing Hook

Looking for a better trailing hook? OPST Swing Hook is barbless, with an offset point for increased hookups. A slightly upturned eye allows for proper trailing hook rigging, and the short shank and upturned point has the effect of a circle hook: more corner-of-the-mouth hookups
Price:   $4.95 
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Mastery Textured Series Titan Intermediate

Quick-Loading Slow-Sinking Taper for Big Flies

  • Loads quickly and delivers the biggest flies to the furthest targets
  • Excellent turnover due to short, powerful head and short front taper
  • Ideal line for boat or wade fishing
  • Textured surface shoots further and with less memory
  • For temperate climates
  • Braided multifilament core
  • SA MTX TTN WF X I (X = line weight)
Titan Intermediate Fly Line

Price:   $84.95 
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EP Summerlatte's Grizzly Foxy Brushs 3" wide - Product Image
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EP Summerlatte's Grizzly Foxy Brushs 3" wide

EP Sommerlatte's UV Grizzly Foxy Brush come with six brushes per pack and is 3 inches in width. Each brush is grizzly barred with alternating colors of fox and EP fibers mixed. Easy to wrap and trim if needed. Baitfish patterns, steelhead and salmon flies, and saltwater streamers are all easy to create with Sommerlatte's Grizzly Foxy Brush.

  • 3 inches wide
  • Package of six


Price:   $9.50 
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Airflo Streamtec Wading Belt - Product Image

Airflo Streamtec Wading Belt

No more lower back problems while wading your favorite waters. This fully adjustable wading belt with solid back support built in will keep you on the water longer and more comfortable. Includes a d-ring for wading staff attachment. One Size fits most.

  • Fully Adjustable
  • Built in Back Support

Price:   $49.99 
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Senyo's Intruder Trailer Hook Wire

Now you can match the color of your trailer hook wire to your fly with Senyo's Intruder Trailer Hook Wire. Senyo has tested this stuff, doubled over like you'd tie it on an intruder, at over 50lbs tensile strength. Stiff enough to hold your hook in the right position without fowling, this product is our new go-to when tying any articulated fly. For hook sizes 6 or larger, package includes 4 yards of material.


Price:   $4.85 
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Senyo's Articulated Shank, by Fish Skull

With a loop eye up and in five anodized colors, these new articulated shanks from Fish Skull are changing the way we tie intruders and other shank-style flies. Use these with new colored intruder trailer hook wire.

20 shanks per pack.

Two Sizes:

Size 25mm
Size 40mm


Price:   $7.45 
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Sturza's Summer Marabou

Materials:
Shank: 25mm Senyo's Articulated Shank
Thread: Orange
Body: Black Ice Dub 
Flash: Micro Flashabou
Hackle: Purple Marabou
Wire: Gray


Price:   $2.99 
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Grip-n-Mitt

NEW grip-Glove is a quick and easy way to handle any size Fish in a humane way. An essential tool for larger fish and perfect for handling fish out of any type of boat. These gloves make life a whole lot easier. Once you use one you will realize the tremendous advantage. Slip on one of the gloves and you will find it is like Velcro on the wrist of the fish. The perfect tailing glove. In addition we have made a smaller version for women or a small mans hand. Each glove is made with the highest quality netting and is virtually indestructibly. The wrists are wide so they are EZ to slip on even when fighting a fish. We have a unique quick cinch allowing you to simply pull the cord and the glove will cinch up and not fall off. After use the fast drying glove can be rinsed in the water and given a quick brisk shake for storage. It will fit in any pocket and comes with a hook tether. 100% guarantee.

PROUDLY MADE IN GLIDE OREGON.


Price:   $12.99 
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Grant to finance Cowlitz summer steelhead study

A $140,000 grant will pay to study the recycling of summer steelhead in the lower Cowlitz River this year with an eye toward improving angling in the popular stream.

The Columbia River Salmon and Steelhead Endorsement Advisory Board approved the grant in February. The money comes from the $8.25 fee paid by anglers who fish the Columbia and its tributaries.

Historically, summer steelhead returning to Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery were recycled to the lower river to give sportsmen a second chance.

Recycling ended over the concern that non-native hatchery steelhead might stray into lower Cowlitz tributaries and cause negative effects on the native wild steelhead known to spawn in the streams.

Wolf Dammers, district fish biologist for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, said the money will pay for 60 radio tags and 440 visual tags to be inserted in steelhead captured at Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery.

The tagged fish will be taken to the lower Cowlitz and released. Their movement will be monitored using an array of telemetry stations. Also, a creel sample will check for the harvest of the steelhead in the sport fishery.

Summer steelhead enter the Cowlitz beginning in May and return to the hatchery through early December. Some are used as spawning stock, while the excess go to food banks.

“The results of this study could support the reinitiation of a recycling program to enhance the summer steelhead sport fishery,’’ Dammers said.

The fish are expected to do one of four things: return a second time to the hatchery; get caught by an angler; remain in the lower Cowlitz or a tributary through the spawning period, or leave the Cowlitz before spawning time.

Dammers said radio tagging and fish movement monitoring is being subcontracted to the U.S. Geological Survey Biological Research Station at Willard in Skamania County.

“This USGS group is recognized as having a very high level of expertise in the region in radio-tracking studies dealing with fish movement,’’ he said.

Summer steelhead fishing in the Cowlitz River was about a $3 million business in 2009, supporting 59,000 angler trips and a catch of 7,200 fish.

A large number of guides fish the Cowlitz, helping the economy of Longview, Kelso and Toledo.







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