When it comes to fly fishing, the gear you have is what will make or break your trip. Good gear is imperative because, in the fly fishing world, you get what you pay for. Skimping on the important features could mean that you end up with holes in your waders and possibly very damp. In the fly fishing world, well-known brands tend to be well-known for a reason. So what are some important elements for your fly fishing adventure? Here are what we have our eyes on this season.
Patagonia Sweet Vest Pack 1709cu
This pack is completely waterproof making it easy to take all your gear with you. Inside pockets make it easy to store and organize all of your gear. Made with a lightweight mesh it makes it easy for you to stay cool and a waist strap helps keep all of your stuff stable.
Ray Ban RB4228
Sunglasses are imperative to have a good fly fishing experience. These sunglasses are not only functional but definitely look really cool as well. Keeping the sun out of your eyes will make your day a lot more enjoyable. *Use a neck strap; losing you sunglasses is never fun!
Sage Approach 590-4
The right rod makes all the difference for fly fishing. This rod is a 5 weight which is perfect for most fly fishing in Colorado. Although you might want to get a bigger rod, in this instance bigger is definitely not going to be better. The Sage Approach is the perfect combination of functional and high end and will really enhance your experience.
Simms Freestone Z Stockingfoot Waders
These waders are both durable and breathable. Articulated fit legs make moving and wading comfortable. An adjustable waist also makes it easy to add or shed layers for different temperatures. You can also convert these to waist highs for summer dry fly fishing.
Dr Slick Tyer Tool Kit
Anglers can never have to many flies, and this toolkit makes it easy to make your own flies on the go. It is small and portable and has all the tools you need to start creating your own flies. When making your own flies I would recommend seeing what insects are found in the area as fish are more likely to go after insects that they are used to.