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We build equipment that allows anglers to not only survive in whatever Mother Nature throws their way, but also to thrive in it—fishing comfortably—often miles farther down the trail, long after others have hung it up for the day. That’s why for Spring 18, we’re proud to highlight our all-new Middle Fork

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Packable Waders. The lightest, most innovative waders we’ve ever built, they’re the product of years of dedicated R&D in both the lab and the field. The lightweight booties, fabric and unique single-seam construction make them one of the most comfortable waders we’ve ever put on—and a cinch for all-day wear

in all but the ugliest cold or thorny, abrasive environments. We’ve also redesigned our Stealth pack lineup—streamlining their contours and building them from a tougher fabric—and we continue to add to our line of women’s-specific gear, offering head-to-toe coverage from boots and


waders to fishing-specific insulation like the Women’s Tough Puff Hoody. And because fish and the water they inhabit are precious resources, we continue our deep commitment to protecting them. Through 1% for the Planet® and our World Trout fund, we’ve donated more than $82 million to a wide range

of grassroots conservation groups. We believe it’s more than a responsibility—it’s the best shot we have at fishing long into the future. Whether your idea of success is to experience that push of chrome after the first big rain, the permit that suddenly appears through a haze of tropical heat

The thrill of unexplored water draws Piermatteo Nissotti into Terra Incognita. South Island, New Zealand. JOSHUA HUTCHINS

and humidity, or the erupting caddis blizzard on a pool that lies beyond where anyone else is willing to go—these are the moments that drive us to keep developing better, more durable and more functional gear.

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How far can waders go?

Middle Fork Packable Waders. With any process of exploration, the result is often unexpected. When we set out to design the lightest, most packable and most technically advanced waders we’ve ever made, we had no idea they’d also become our go-to favorite for the home pool. Packed with features for everyday wear, they easily roll into a compact stuffsack for go-anywhere convenience and capability.

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Adjustable suspension system

Innovative seamless packable booties


Actual size shown

Easily roll into 8" x 13" stuffsack

Reinforced gravel guards

Gusseted crotch for greater mobility

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Middle Fork Packable Waders The lightest, most packable and most technically advanced waders we’ve ever made. Featuring our new seamless bootie technology, they fold into an 8" x 13" stuffsack for go-anywhere convenience and capability. Middle Fork Packable Waders 82330 I Regular fit I 740 g (26.1 oz) I Impor ted shor t and long also available

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Fit for Everyday Wear

The lightweight 3-layer recycled nylon in the upper allows for breathability, while a durable 4-layer fabric in the legs holds up to long days on the water. Combined with the easy off and on of the booties, it is well-suited for everyday wear in warmer weather or when heavy-duty wader fabric is not needed. 2

Single-Seam Construction

Our waders are built for those on the move, with single-seam construction that routes the leg seams away from the areas of highest wear while providing important articulation for long days on foot. 3

Trip-Making Details

An interior waterproof pocket keeps your phone dry, while reinforced gravel guards stand up to wear and tear from hiking and streambed obstacles. Our drop-down suspension system allows easy adjustment to waist height in warmer conditions. 4

Revolutionary Seamless Booties

Made from a stretchy and durable synthetic rubber, the minimal bulk of our innovative new booties allows you to wear hiking footwear, shaving weight on those trips where every ounce counts. If your current wading boots are sized for neoprene booties, it’s important to layer up with a thicker sock like our Winter Weight Fleece Oversocks to achieve a secure fit and avoid premature wear on the booties from boot slippage. Winter Weight Fleece Oversocks 50080 I 142 g (5 oz) I Impor ted

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The rain fly only works if you zip it up. Shane Grimes and Matt Garvin drying out before packing up. Wind River Range, Wyoming. JEREMIAH WATT


Engineered versatility Our most technical product line, refined for reliable performance.

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Rio Gallegos Zip-Front Waders

Rio Azul Waders

Highest-performing, most durable and feature-rich

Lightweight performance for the minimalist

Engineered for the most demanding situations, these are the toughest, most puncture-resistant waders in our line. EZ-Lock suspenders for easy conversion to waist height; articulated legs for freedom of movement; poly-grid-lined 4mm booties for superior warmth. Imported.

Need waders that are lighter without sacrificing performance? The supple fabric of these waders handles summer temperatures yet stands up to the abuse that comes with long days on the water. Buckle suspenders allow easy wear as pants; 4mm booties. Imported.

Men’s Rio Gallegos Zip-Front Waders

Men’s Rio Azul Waders

82806 I 1,315 g (46.4 oz)

82186 I 879 g (31 oz)

nonzip, shor t, long and king also available

shor t, long and king also available


Skeena River Waders

Women’s Spring River Waders

Midweight comfort and versatility for the widest range of conditions

Versatile midweight comfort for female anglers

Thriving in steelhead rivers or mountain creeks, the Skeena Rivers prove that toughness and ease of movement aren’t mutually exclusive. EZ-Lock suspenders for fast conversion to waist height; articulated legs for scrambling down banks or hopping over gunwales; 4mm booties. Imported.

We took the features, construction and go-anywhere functionality of our midweight waders and paired them with natural, women’s-specific patterning. The innovative drop-seat design with rear buckle allows easy relief; poly-grid-lined 4mm booties for warmer feet on chilly days. Imported.

Men’s Skeena River Waders

Women’s Spring River Waders

82306 I 1,052 g (37.1 oz)

82081 I 1,197 g (42.2 oz)

shor t, long and king also available

petite and full also available

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Take comfort in layers Fishing has a persistent tendency to be uncomfortable. Long hours spent standing in the frigid water of the Dean swinging a Silver Hilton in the hope of that addictive tug from a steelhead or snowy days stripping a Sparkle Minnow through promising trout water on the Missouri confirm what many have long said: Anglers tend to get a bit obsessive. Layering for challenging conditions isn’t complicated. A baselayer against your skin wicks moisture; an insulating midlayer keeps the cold at bay; and an outer layer, or shell, ensures precipitation and wind remain where they belong—outside. A functional layering system helps us achieve the ultimate goal: more time on the water. Imported.

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Shell

Wet, windy and even snowy conditions go hand in hand with productive fishing. A waterproof outer layer sheds moisture and keeps the wind from biting your skin—allowing your insulating layers and baselayers to do their jobs. Men’s River Salt Jacket $349.00 I 81893 I XS-XXL I Regular fit I 641 g (22.6 oz)

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Midlayer

An insulating midlayer helps you retain heat by trapping warm air. Down insulation is warm, light and extremely compressible, but best for dry conditions. Damp weather calls for versatile synthetic insulation, which will stay warm even when wet. Men’s Tough Puff Hoody $299.00 I 81760 I XS-XXL I Regular fit I 621 g (21.9 oz) women’s also available

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Baselayer

Baselayers are worn next to the skin, layering smoothly while allowing freedom of motion. Their job is to wick moisture away from the skin, keeping you dry and trapping core warmth. Men’s Capilene® Daily Long-Sleeved Graphic T-Shirt $49.00 I 45281 I XS-XXL I Regular fit I 156 g (5.5 oz)

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River Salt Jacket Our burliest waterproof/breathable fishing shell is ready for the worst conditions. Our River Salt Jacket boasts a tough 4-layer, 6.1-oz wader fabric with a DWR (durable water repellent) finish. The waterproof, corrosion-resistant YKK® Vislon® Aquaguard® front zipper and watertight cuffs seal out wind-driven precipitation, while streamlined front pockets keep necessities close at hand. Imported.

Men’s River Salt Jacket $349.00 I 81893 I XS-XXL I Regular fit I 641 g (22.6 oz) Layered with

Men’s Crosstrek 1/4-Zip $119.00 I 23830 I XS-XL I Regular fit I 337 g (11.9 oz)

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Women’s River Salt Jacket $349.00 I 81887 I XS-XL I Regular fit I 530 g (18.7 oz) Layered with

Women’s Capilene® Midweight Zip-Neck $69.00 I 44456 I XXS-XL I Slim fit I 181 g (6.4 oz)


Men’s Minimalist Wading Jacket $199.00 I 81831 I XS-XXL I Regular fit I 303 g (10.7 oz) Layered with

Men’s Capilene® Midweight Crew $59.00 I 44426 I XS-XXL I Slim fit I 193 g (6.8 oz)

Minimalist Wading Jacket Stay on the water longer with this light, packable and versatile wading jacket. Our ultralight, waterproof Minimalist Wading Jacket provides all the components of a fully featured wading jacket at a fraction of the weight; with 100% recycled nylon ripstop face fabric, a waterproof/breathable barrier and a DWR (durable water repellent) finish. Imported.

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Men’s SST Jacket $399.00 I 81864 I XS-XXL I Regular fit I 456 g (16.1 oz) Layered with

Men’s R1® Pullover $129.00 I 40109 I XS-XXL I Slim fit I 337 g (11.9 oz)

SST Jacket The classic for salmon, steelhead and trout anglers. Fine-tuned for deep-wading traditionalists. Our SST Jacket is crafted of 3-layer 100% nylon double ripstop with a waterproof/breathable H2No® Performance Standard barrier and a DWR (durable water repellent) finish. A host of angler-friendly details include sealed seams, high-set chest pockets, waterproof front zipper, D-rings and hidden rod holder. Imported.

Next spread: Green water, big D-loops and fresh fish: It must be spring on the North Umpqua, Oregon. TYLER ROEMER

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Nano-Air® Light Hybrid Hoody

Tough Puff Shirt

Stretchy, breathable synthetic insulation for dynamic performance in cool conditions

Warm and stretchy synthetic insulation with a highly durable, moisture-shedding face

Pairing warmth with freedom of movement, the front and hood feature 40-g FullRange® stretch insulation, a lightweight shell and a DWR (durable water repellent) finish. For increased breathability in higher-exertion situations, the back has a stretchy waffle-knit fabric that swiftly wicks moisture and dissipates heat. Imported.

The Tough Puff Shirt has an abrasion-resistant, stretch-woven shell that’s durable enough to stand up to snags on the way to the water; the stretchy 60-g FullRange® insulation won’t hold water and stays warm when wet. With a DWR (durable water repellent) finish for weather resistance, it can be worn on its own or as a layering piece. Imported.

Men’s Nano-Air® Light Hybrid Hoody

Men’s Tough Puff Shirt

$249.00 I 84415 I XS-XXL I Slim fit I 329 g (11.6 oz)

$199.00 I 52730 I XS-XXL I Relaxed fit I 527 g (18.6 oz)

women’s and more colors also available

more colors also available


R1® Pullover

Micro Puff ® Hoody

Light, breathable and stretchy synthetic fleece insulation for versatile layering warmth

Ultralight synthetic insulation with the best warmthto-weight ratio of any jacket we’ve ever built

With a more technical fit, our iconic R1® Pullover is built from stretchy and breathable fleece-grid fabric that insulates, wicks moisture and moves easily with the body. The smooth face allows for easy layering, offset shoulder seams sit comfortably under pack straps, and Polygiene® permanent odor control keeps it fresh for extended wear. Imported.

The Micro Puff’s unprecedented combination of minimal weight, high compressibility and warmth—even when wet—offers the versatility of synthetic insulation with the benefits and feel of down. The 65-g PlumaFill insulation is featherlight, offering down-level warmth that still traps heat when wet; the ripstop shell has a DWR (durable water repellent) finish to shed passing showers. Imported.

Women’s R1® Pullover

Women’s Micro Puff® Hoody

$129.00 I 40118 I XXS-XL I Slim fit I 280 g (9.87 oz)

$299.00 I 84040 I XXS-XL I Regular fit I 227 g (8 oz)

men’s and more colors also available

men’s and more colors also available

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Nano Puff ® Pants

Shelled Insulator Pants

Synthetic insulation for layering under waders in cold conditions; warm even when wet

Stretchy soft-shell, water-shedding synthetic insulation for warmth and windproof protection

Our Nano Puff® Pants are made with 100% polyester (55% postconsumer recycled) 60-g PrimaLoft® Gold Insulation Eco for low-bulk, under-wader warmth. We’ve added a DWR (durable water repellent) finish, reinforced seat and slash pockets, so they work just as well outside of waders as in. Imported.

Made from tough 3-layer, stretch-woven soft-shell fabric with a DWR (durable water repellent) finish, a windproof membrane and a soft, fleece-grid insulated lining, the Shelled Insulators slough off moisture and offer versatile warmth under waders or on their own. Imported.

Men’s Nano Puff® Pants

Men’s Shelled Insulator Pants

$179.00 I 82140 I XS-XXL I Regular fit I 332 g (11.7 oz)

$169.00 I 25674 I XS-XXL I Regular fit I 519 g (18.3 oz)


R1® Pants

Capilene® Thermal Weight Bottoms

Stretchy synthetic fleece insulation for warmth and comfort under waders or on their own

Our warmest, most breathable Capilene® baselayer for moisture-wicking, next-to-skin comfort and performance

R1® tops have been a layering staple for years, so we took that same soft, stretchy 93% polyester (41% recycled)/7% spandex fleece-grid fabric and turned it into pants. Fast-wicking with low bulk and a looser fit, they can be worn under waders while fishing or for comfortable warmth before and after. Imported.

With a smooth face for easy layering, the stretchy, moisturewicking Polartec® Power Grid® fabric has an open-grid pattern on the inside for comfort and breathability against the skin; providing essential warmth, the Capilene Thermal Weight Bottoms also have Polygiene® permanent odor control for extended wear. Imported.

Men’s R1® Pants

Men’s Capilene® Thermal Weight Bottoms

$119.00 I 82156 I XS-XXL I Regular fit I 340 g (12 oz)

$89.00 I 43687 I XS-XXL I Slim fit I 133 g (4.7 oz)

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Stealth Atom Sling Versatility on the move An alternative to vests, our versatile, redesigned sling pack stays out of the way when you’re covering ground. With 15-liter capacity, angler-driven organizational pockets and a drop-down work panel, the Stealth Atom Sling hauls a day’s worth of gear while keeping you in the chase. Imported. Stealth Atom Sling $119.00 I 48327 I 580 g (1 lb 4.5 oz)

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Organize the Essentials

Main zip pocket holds two large fly boxes and has interior hook-andloop closure storage pockets.

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Angler-Driven Details

Additional storage options include a top drop-in, meshlined security pocket and a TPU-welded waterproof interior pocket.

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Mobile Workspace

Molded front drop-down panel with interior fly keeper functions as a “desk on the move.”

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Cross the bridge or mow it? April Vokey opts for the former in pursuit of big South Island rainbows. New Zealand. TRACY MOORE


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Mesh Master II Vest $179.00 I 81961 I S/M, L /XL I 340 g (12 oz) I Impor ted

Mesh Master II Vest A versatile, highly breathable mesh fishing vest with vertical pockets for low-bulk storage and easy access. In a horizontal coastal deluge or the heat of a high-desert afternoon hopper hatch, our Mesh Master II Vest helps keep you comfortable and fishing efficiently. The light but tough 100% polyester mesh body won’t sag in heavy weather and breathes easily in the heat. Pockets are made of 100% nylon

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with a DWR (durable water repellent) finish. Our now-classic vertical pocket system provides easy, secure access to everything from big fly boxes to your fish camera. A large, double-zip back storage pocket is set high to keep jacket and lunch out of the water when you’re going deep. There’s also an

EVA foam collar to distribute weight and soothe your neck and shoulders. The adjustable front closure allows for varying levels of insulation and layering. Additional details include a 100% nylon accessory holder, sunglasses loop, front D-rings, multiple interior zip pockets for tippet spools, and hidden rod holder.


Stealth Hip Pack High versatility for the minimalist Made from tough, highly water-resistant ballistic nylon, this 10-liter pack provides simple and uncluttered on-water organization. Main compartment holds two fly boxes; other features include drop-down panel and internal storage pockets. Imported. Stealth Hip Pack $119.00 I 48142 I 640 g (1 lb 6.6 oz)

Stealth Chest Pack Everything you love about vests— without the vest This versatile chest pack is designed for the minimalist angler looking for freedom of movement. Its 4-liter volume holds two large fly boxes; a molded drop-down work station with ripple-foam fly keeper makes fly changes easy. Imported. Stealth Chest Pack $79.00 I 48135 I 360 g (12.7 oz)

Sweet Pack Vest Prepared to go the extra mile in comfort The ultimate pack vest for travel or hiking to far-flung destinations, this daypack/fishing vest combo is engineered to comfortably organize and carry everything needed for a day’s fishing. Angler-driven details ensure the 28-liter vest is suited for the river. Imported. Sweet Pack Vest $199.00 I 48366 I 1,040 g (2 lbs 4.7 oz) Also sold separately

Convertible Vest $89.00 I 81916 I 410 g (14.5 oz)

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Keep gear dry in a Stormfront From warm camp jackets for campfire evenings to that fancy DSLR you “borrowed” from your buddy, there are always critical pieces of gear you need to protect from sudden dousings or pools of river water sloshing around in the boat. Our sturdy Stormfront® packs and bags are built to withstand the hardest use when you’re afoot or afloat. We designed our Stormfront series around three non-negotiable requirements: 1) the bags must protect your gear and equipment in the wettest surroundings, 2) they must be comfortable enough to carry for hours on end, and 3) they must hold up to all kinds of use and abuse while fishing, traveling and exploring. The Roll Top Pack has a roll-top closure that’s waterproof, easy to use and provides the largest opening for swallowing bulky gear and clothing. The Stormfront Pack uses a waterproof TIZIP® zipper for the highest level of waterproof protection we offer in a pack. All our fishing bags have adjustable, low-profile suspension systems and minimally absorbent, quick-drying straps, eliminating that uncomfortable wet-gear feeling as you load up the next day. Multiple lashpoints secure gear in practical configurations, and daisy chains keep angling necessities close at hand. Imported.

Stormfront® Roll Top Pack $149.00 I 49226 I 1,171 g (2 lbs 9.3 oz)

Stormfront® Pack $299.00 I 49154 I 822 g (1 lb 13 oz)

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Comfortable Carry

Fully adjustable, low-profile padded shoulder harness and removable waistbelt. Two web loops on outside for rod tube attachment.

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Roomy, Easy-Access Storage

Easy-to-roll main compartment (minimum three rolls for 100% waterproof protection) is ready to swallow gear.

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Dry and Durable

Burly nylon core with a TPU coating provides a 100% waterproof package.

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Foot Tractor Wading Boots Unequaled grip Perfectly adapted to their environment, the Foot Tractors have aluminum bars that bite through muck and conform to rock, keeping you sure-footed on all but sheet ice, slate or shale. Uppers are durable synthetic leather with mesh panels for fast drainage. Imported. Foot Tractor Wading Boots $279.00 I 79150 I 5-14/whole sizes I 1,899 g (67 oz)

Ultralight Wading Boots Multipurpose traction and stability These lightweight wading boots offer all-purpose stability, durability and foot protection. The synthetic leather uppers dry fast and flex easily; mesh paneling drains excess water; external rand and reinforced toe box protect the feet. Felt or sticky rubber soles. Imported. Ultralight Wading Boots - Felt $189.00 I 79306 I 5-14/whole sizes I 1,077 g (38 oz) Ultralight Wading Boots - Sticky also available

Women’s Ultralight Wading Boots Multipurpose traction for female anglers Completing our head-to-toe selection of women’s fly fishing equipment, the Women’s Ultralight Wading Boots pair all-season comfort, stability and durability with a women’s-specific fit. The soles are long-wearing sticky rubber. Imported. Women’s Ultralight Wading Boots - Sticky $189.00 I 79290 I 6-10/whole sizes I 1,021 g (36 oz) Layered with

Ultralight River Crampons $199.00 I 79196 I S/M, L /XL I 802 g (28.3 oz)

Leave no riffle unexplored

When it’s 30 miles of washboard to your favorite trout stream, bald tires are a definite no-no. It’s the same with wading boots. A dependable connection to the substrate is where safe and successful angling begins. From the innovative multidirectional aluminum bar technology on our award-winning Foot Tractor Wading Boots to the long-wearing comfort of our Ultralight Wading Boots, we’ll get you there. And back again.

Previous spread: Jasper Pääkkönen swings the two-hander to channel his inner Viking and win the battle of early-season floodwaters. Finnmark, Norway. JUUSO SYRJÄ

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Right: Inches from an unplanned swim, Matt Thompson experiences the deceptive power of clear water. South Island, New Zealand. TRACY MOORE


Jared Zissu and Brandon Poole hunt gear-wrecking GTs in the shadows of a past maritime disaster. Alphonse Island, Seychelles. JOSHUA HUTCHINS

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Wearable shade There’s a love/hate relationship with shade on the water. When the thermometer’s pushing triple digits and the breeze has vanished, that bit of shade crisscrossing the flat means a respite from the beating of the sun. But it comes with a heavy price—one most anglers are loath to pay—since the ability to spot cruising fish diminishes drastically. Win the ongoing battle of the flats with our functional sun-protection clothing—designed to give you the respite of the shade without the actual clouds. We’ve learned from experience that wherever you are in the world,

your clothing can either make or break your trip. The clothing we craft for fly fishing in tropical heat is decidedly simple: We start with almost nothing and add almost nothing. Our secret lies in the weave of the fabric: tight enough to block focussapping rays (without the need for any UV-absorbing chemical treatments that weaken after washing), yet open enough to breathe well in sweltering heat. This innate technology doesn’t wash out after so many uses. Our sun-protection gear means you can stay coolheaded, comfortable and in the chase. 33


Long-Sleeved Sun Stretch Shirt Technical protection Our most technical long-sleeved fishing shirt offers 30-UPF sun protection and is designed specifically for hot-weather situations. Though built for fishing, the Long-Sleeved Sun Stretch Shirt may become your favorite shirt for all outdoor pursuits. Imported. Men’s Long-Sleeved Sun Stretch Shirt $99.00 I 52197 I XS-3XL I Relaxed fit I 198 g (7 oz)

Tropic Comfort Hoody II All-in-one pullover sun protection This comfortable, quick-drying 94% polyester/6% spandex pullover hoody wicks moisture and provides 50+ UPF sun protection and Polygiene® permanent odor control for hot weather. Fair Trade Certified™ sewn. Imported. Men’s Tropic Comfort Hoody II $59.00 I 52123 I XS-3XL I Relaxed fit I 235 g (8.3 oz)

Sunshade Crew Fast-wicking, quick-drying A fast-wicking, quick-drying crew made from soft 100% polyester, with 50+ UPF sun protection and thumb holes on the cuffs for additional protection on the backs of the hands. Imported. Men’s Sunshade Crew $69.00 I 52647 I XS-3XL I Relaxed fit I 179 g (6.3 oz)

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Guidewater II Shorts Durable performance These sturdy, versatile and fast-drying lightweight nylon shorts feature an elastic waist for exceptional fit and comfort, a DWR (durable water repellent) finish and 50+ UPF sun protection. Inseam is 10". Imported. Men’s Guidewater II Shorts $89.00 I 82112 I XS-XXL I Regular fit I 255 g (9 oz)

Sandy Cay Shorts Tough, cool and light Light and comfortable, the Sandy Cay Shorts offer the versatility needed for day-after-day fishing and travel. Quick-drying 3.5-oz nylon taslan fabric ensures serious durability. Inseam is 8". Imported. Men’s Sandy Cay Shorts $69.00 I 82126 I XS-XXL I Regular fit I 179 g (6.3 oz)

Technical Stretch Shorts Designed for demanding conditions Highly technical water-sport stretch shorts designed for the hottest and most demanding conditions. The ultralight, cool-wearing 100% recycled polyester stretch ripstop fabric dries fast and provides excellent freedom of movement. Inseam is 10". Imported. Men’s Technical Stretch Shorts $79.00 I 82050 I XS-XXL I Regular fit I 170 g (6 oz)

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It’s Now or Neverglades America’s Everglades. The Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie Rivers. Three priceless estuaries and legendary fisheries, all facing the threat of long-term collapse. The River of Grass, the freshwater flow that for centuries fed South Florida’s wilderness, has been dammed, shunted east and west—a manmade disaster that threatens not only the health of these ecosystems, but also the economic health of the communities that rely on visitors from around the world who come to experience them. There is a solution: Bullsugar and the Now or Neverglades coalition are fighting to fix this crisis before it’s too late. We need your help. Please sign the Now or Neverglades Declaration today, and join the thousands calling for one solution to restore three amazing estuaries. Learn more and add your name at bullsugar.org/sign.

Steve Huff and Kyle Giampaoli check the surrounding mangroves for wildlife before setting up camp deep in Everglades National Park. OLIVER ROGERS

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Let your fish flag fly Have the best of both worlds. Our comfortable long-sleeved T-shirt made from a soft, fast-drying 94% polyester/6% spandex blend teams 50+ UPF sun protection and Polygiene® permanent odor control with original fishing-inspired graphics. Imported.

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Men’s Graphic Tech Fish Tee $55.00 I 52146 I XS-3XL I Relaxed fit

Every fly has a story—Steve Huff spins a yarn about the monster snook this one caught. Everglades City, Florida. OLIVER ROGERS  

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Purpose-built tech essentials The most effective bonefish patterns are an artful convergence of form and function. It’s the same with our women’s technical styles. Featuring light, breezy and fast-drying fabrics, these designs are superbly adapted to hard fishing under high-angle tropical sun. Imported.

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1 Women’s Long-Sleeved Sol Patrol® Shirt $89.00 I 84261 I XS-XL I Relaxed fit I 156 g (5.5 oz) 2 Women’s Fall River Comfort Stretch Pants $99.00 I 82035 I XS-XL I Regular fit I 309 g (10.9 oz) 3 Tech Sun Booney $55.00 I 33355 I S/M, L /XL I 77 g (2.7 oz) 4 Technical Sun Gloves $45.00 I 81730 I XS-XL I Regular fit I 40 g (1.4 oz) 5

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6 Women’s Sunshade Hoody $69.00 I 52660 I XS-XL I Regular fit I 173 g (6.1 oz) 7 Women’s Tech Fishing Skort $59.00 I 82150 I XS-XL I Regular fit I 201 g (7.1 oz) 8 Women’s Pastel P-6 Label Layback Trucker Hat $29.00 I 38198 I Low crown I 91 g (3.2 oz) 9 Sun Mask $29.00 I 28736 I 51 g (1.8 oz)

Hip Pack

$199.00 I 48147 I 564 g (1 lb 3.9 oz)

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Millie Paini finds a thriving bonefish population not far from where the dodo went extinct. Cargados Carajos Shoals, Mauritius. RICH PAINI


When less means more Some anglers think more gear means more fish. But too much gear can distract from achieving mastery of simple fish-catching technique: imparting lifelike action to a well-placed fly. For experts and new anglers alike, our back-to-basics Simple Fly Fishing system includes everything needed to make the most direct connection to the fly fishing experience. Designed in collaboration with Temple Fork Outfitters, our tenkara rods feel familiar to cast and have enough heft to move big fish. The level-floating line, codeveloped with Cortland, casts better in the wind than furled or monofilament lines—and can handle heavier flies, too. The kit includes a quick-setup guide, instructional book and a box of one dozen soft-hackle flies. Imported.

Simple Fly Fishing Tenkara Fly Rod 10'6" $225.00 I 12011 I 187 g (6.6 oz) 8'6" and 11'6" rods also available

Simple Fly Fishing Kit for 10'6" and 11'6" Rods $74.85 I 12033 kit for 8'6" also available

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A long search for ice-free water ends with Shane Grimes conjuring up a little magic. Wind River Range, Wyoming. JEREMIAH WATT


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Patagonia Fly Fishing Spring 2018  

We build equipment that allows anglers to not only survive in whatever Mother Nature throws their way, but also to thrive in it—fishing comf...

Patagonia Fly Fishing Spring 2018  

We build equipment that allows anglers to not only survive in whatever Mother Nature throws their way, but also to thrive in it—fishing comf...