fishpond Expands its Fly Fishing Offerings with New Packs and Vests


August 31, 2010 (Dillon, Colo.) – fishpond, leader in durable, functional fly fishing equipment, adds to its collection of vests, packs and accessories for 2011. Building upon the success of the feature sets and durable designs of previous fishpond pieces, the new offering of packs and vests suit anglers of all abilities.

The Marabou Vest is reminiscent of a classic fly fishing vest with updated features and unbelievable comfort. This vest has adjustable shoulder and waist straps for a one-size-fits-most sizing and great adjustability for layering. A mesh back helps keep backs cool in warm weather. The large, easy-access back pouch is perfect for a rain jacket or lunch storage. The vertical chest pockets hold large and medium fly boxes while gear attachment tabs and loops abound. Thirteen pockets in total carry plenty of gear for an entire season on the water. During cold fishing days, keep hands warm in the fleece lined pockets. This vest is available in durable waxed cotton canvas in Silt or lightweight nylon in Barnwood. MSRP: $169

The Chica Women’s Vest is a stylish, sleek vest with new comfortable features that will keep women on the water longer. A mesh back and lightweight, breathable fabric keeps you cool while the fleece pockets warm up chilly hands to let you fish longer. Adjustable shoulder and waist straps are ideal for layering and a comfortable fit. The nine interior and exterior pockets as well as the large back pouch, hold plenty of gear for a long season on the water. MSRP: $139

With plenty of sophistication, the Elk River Youth Vest is styled and fit just for kids but cool enough and durable enough to wear for years. The lightweight fabric and padded shoulder straps are sure to keep kids comfortable, while thirteen pockets, a large back pouch and gear attachment tabs and loops, and a d-ring net lash provide plenty of room for gear. Recommended for kids 12 and older. MSRP $69

The Tundra Tech Pack is the pack to take for hikes to fish remote lakes or streams. With a molded back, internal frame and modular designed chest pack, carrying lots of heavy gear remains comfortable the entire time. Contoured straps also help load control and carrying comfort. Two large backpack compartments and an expandable Spandura front pouch allows plenty of room for gear as well as fast access. Wading staff lash points and an integrated rod tube system allows hassle free carrying of two tubes and a wading staff. The backpack also holds a 100 oz. hydration reservoir and includes a d-ring net attachment point. The volume of the backpack is 1525 cubic inches. The chest pack attaches to either the front or the back of the pack or it can be worn on its own for greater versatility. One main storage compartment holds several fly boxes and the zip-down fly bench holds even more flies. The pack includes an integrated floatant holder as well as numerous gear attachment tabs and loops. (The chest pack is sold separately as the Deep Creek for $79). MSRP: $239

The Piney Creek Tech Pack is the smaller version of the Tundra but still allows you to carry plenty of gear for a full day on the river. The backpack and chest pack are a modular design to carry gear while hiking and fishing. The backpack has padded, contoured straps for carry ease and comfort. Two large compartments carry plenty of gear and the two zip-out rod tube holders are very convenient. This 1220 cubic inch backpack carries a 100 oz. hydration reservoir. The chest pack attaches to either the front or the back of the pack or it can be worn on its own for versatility. One main storage compartment holds one large fly box and the zip-down fly bench holds even more flies. It also includes an integrated floatant holder and gear attachment tabs and loops. (The chest pack is sold separately as the Tumbleweed for $59). MSRP: $169

The Lodgepole Fishing Satchel is a durable cotton canvas satchel that brings heritage back to the sport. When all you want to do is fish, just grab this bag and go. The large main compartment has plenty of organizing pockets and the removable waist strap allows carrying comfort all day. Beyond the large main compartment, there is one exterior pocket that is zippered and a small exterior accessories pocket. The lid has both magnets and buckles for closure options so traipsing through the brush won’t be a problem. The exterior also has Hypalon® accessory tabs for tool attachments points.The 16 oz. cotton canvas fabric will last through the years and plenty of organization options make this fun satchel worth taking on every fishing trip.  MSRP: $89

Function and quick access are what the Lost Canyon Gear Bag is all about. Necessities are at your fingertips and organization is moldable to your needs with movable dividers. This rugged 16 oz. cotton canvas gear bag has a large zip-top lid with a quick access top hatch and a molded waterproof bottom. Two large zippered exterior pockets and one slash pocket hold the excess items while the interior movable divider system can accommodate even more gear. Tippet spool cords and an adjustable shoulder strap that’s padded complete this bag’s numerous functions. MSRP: $125

The Dry Shake Bottle Holder puts fishpond’s Jacquard webbing to a great use. It accommodates most dry shake bottles and attaches with a quick clip.  MSRP: $8

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fishpond is a worldwide brand of products designed and manufactured for fishing and outdoor enthusiasts. fishpond was created with the philosophy that


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