An essential piece of gear for any fly fisher, a quality net makes it easier to land fish while enabling anglers to keep fish in the water and out of harm’s way. The rubber-basket models are gentle on fish and minimize mortality rates. Fishpond makes strong, lightweight, models in a variety of lengths and basket shapes. Check out the Nomad nets here.
Echo Base Kit
If there is a father in your life who have expressed interest in learning to fly fish but doesn’t know where to start, look no further than the Echo Base Kit. This entry-level kit from Echo provides rod, reel, fly line, and leader, in a nicely put together kit that is ready to hit the water. Just add flies and head to the nearest body of water! Find the kit for $169 here.
Patagonia Packable Waders
For those who seem to have it all, the new Patagonia Middle Fork Packable Waders are a great addition sure to round out any angler’s selection of gear. The first purpose-built, backpacking focused, packable wader from Patagonia allows waders to be taken places that prove impractical for traditional waders. Easily rolled into a 8” x 13” stuff sack and weighing just 26 oz, these durable, lightweight waders are ready to be thrown in the backpack or suitcase and taken just about anywhere. Find those awesome waders here.
Simms Guide Pliers
Simms Guide Pliers are the multi-tool solution for anglers who abuse their gear day in and day out on the water. Made from corrosion resistant stainless steel and aluminum, these pliers feature a cutting blade, bottle opener, holster, and beveled notch for tightening knots. Check them out here.
Every angler can use more flies. The importance of having the right fly in your selection when the fish are keyed in on the hatch or the tailing Permit is at 30 feet cannot be overemphasized. Fully customizable and able to fit any budget, our knowledgeable shop staff will put together an assortment for the angling father, wherever he may fish.
We’ve got a wide array of boxes here in the shop to protect and organize the large numbers of flies anglers tend to accumulate over the years. The boxes we carry are designed to meet a variety of needs from saving space, keeping flies dry, holding big streamers, or any combination of the above. Check out the Fly and Field boxes here.
To provide an experience that can be shared with family and friends, and create memories that will last a lifetime, there is no better option than to book a guided trip with us. We offer a variety of trip options and our expert guides specialize in showing travelers and locals alike fly fishing Central Oregon at its finest. Call the shop with any questions and to check availability. Check out our guide trips here.