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Monic Precision Dry Stealth Fly Line Box sitting on a rock next to fly rod and reel

Monic Precision Dry Stealth Fly Line

A thoughtfully designed, PVC-free fly line for technical fishing presentations.
Fly Lines
“Our Precision Dry taper was designed specifically with the hardcore dry fly enthusiast in mind. The extended front taper allows for the most accurate and delicate presentations to lay those tiny dries on the water like a feather exactly where you need it.” – Monic
Man wearing a Skwala Carbon Waterproof Jacket with Water behind him

Skwala Carbon Jacket

A light, packable rain jacket for travel and warmer weather.
Outerwear
“Built for anglers who demand flexibility and dexterity, but aren’t willing to sacrifice comfort, the Carbon Jacket is fully waterproof, truly breathable and easily packable.” – Skwala
Man fighting fish with Epic fly rod.

Epic Reference 4-weight 476 FastGlass Fly Rod

Epic of New Zealand made a niche by making rods like no others. This small dry fly rod blends function with fun, very neatly, and very intuitively.
Freshwater Rods
Specialty Rods
“Looking for a shorter fly rod to fish in tightly confined creeks but still want the backbone and pulling power of a larger rod? The 476 is a fast, lively, and extremely accurate fly rod perfect for small stream and spring creek fishing.” – Epic
Man loading Arctic Zone Titan PRO Hard Cooler.

Arctic Zone Titan PRO 25Q Roto Hard Cooler

The Arctic Zone Titan PRO Hard Cooler, with engineering detail, smart-design and tough construction, is here to challenge the YETI 24.
Accesories
“This cooler was built to perform like a cold warrior, keeping ice for days and days. But we’re taking it to the next level with the introduction of the Ice Saver performance booster. The Ice Saver provides up to a 25% performance boost from the cooler’s own incredible ice keeping.” – Arctic Zone
Man jumping from rock to rock in Patagonia swiftcurrent ultralight waders

Patagonia Swiftcurrent Ultralight Waders

A packable, lightweight wader solution for hiking and traveling anglers.
Waders
“Our go-everywhere, fish-everything Swiftcurrent Ultralight Waders are river-tested and built for discovery. With everyday durability and versatility that make them essential for travelers, hikers and warm-weather anglers, they roll up into a grande burrito-sized stuffsack and weigh in at just 36 ounces.” – Patagonia
Woman wearing Simms Women’s BugStopper Jogger

Simms Women’s BugStopper Jogger

A lightweight, packable and bug-blocking jogger.
Clothing
Layering & Protection
“Easy wearing and extra comfy–welcome to the perfect pants for any time, anyplace on and off the water, plus wherever biting bugs swoop in to crash the party.” – Simms
Man holding a fish with Thomas & Thomas AVANTT II Fly Rod

Thomas & Thomas Avantt II 9-foot 5-weight Fly Rod

It’s a beauty, but with a distinctly accurate casting personality.
Freshwater Rods
“With highly balanced tapers designed to optimize these advanced materials, the Avantt II loads with unmatched smoothness and efficiency, generating high line speeds and making accurate casts at all distances seem virtually effortless.” – T&T
Woman fishing from a boat with Simms Women's Bugstopper Solarflex Hoody

Simms Women’s BugStopper SolarFlex Hoody

A solar protective hoody designed for the ladies, as well as bugs and the sun.
Clothing
Layering & Protection
“Soft, stretchy SolarFlex® fabric meets a full suite of Insect Shield® and UPF 30+ protection, the Bugstopper® SolarFlex® Hoody is the hot-day mainstay that elevates fishing comfort by alleviating anything that gets in the way.” – Simms
Simms Women's Freestone Wading Boot Lacing up lifestyle shot

Simms Women’s Freestone Wading Boot

Light, responsive Freestone (rubber sole) Boots for freestone rivers.
Boots
“Defined by proven support, determined traction and rugged durability, the time-tested Women’s Freestone Boot powers through a full range of wading conditions.” – Simms
Man casting Orvis Helios 4 in salt water.

Orvis Helios D 8-foot 5-inch 7-weight Fly Rod

The new Helios in saltwater: quirky size, killer versatility.
Saltwater Rods
“Available in both Distance and Finesse actions, Helios is the most advanced fly rod ever conceived, and the culmination of nearly two decades of constant progression. Pushing accuracy into the realm of total intuition, it represents the industry’s biggest leap forward to date.” – Orvis
Umpqua NorthFork Waist Pack on person's hip lifestyle shot

Umpqua NorthFork Waist Pack

For hike-in anglers looking for a simple, well-designed and affordable waist pack.
Bags & Packs
“Designed for your best day on the water. The NorthFork™ Waist Pack features pockets for fly boxes, leader & tippet, indicators and more. Everything you need for a comfortable and productive day on the water.” – Umpqua
Man walking with Redington Mens escape wading pants on carring fly rod

Redington Men’s Escape Wading Pants

Filling an obvious wader gap between summer wet wading and steelhead season.
Waders
“The Escape Wading Pants are perfect for skinny water and warmer days. Constructed with durable 4-layer waterproof breathable material, jean-style side pockets and an adjustable hook and loop waist belt, the Escape Wading Pants provide the features you need for all-day comfort while out on the water.” – Redington