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Old 03-19-2013, 02:23 PM
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Default Re: want opinions on fly fishing vests....

I did not own the Fpond flinthill. I owned the wasatch tech pack but sold it after a year (nearly brand new)

Fpond makes some well crafted items and they are pretty bomb proof. PRO. CON...I found them heavy and a little too strappy. That said I still have and love my Tundra tech pack when I absolutely have to carry everything.

I make do with my simms G4 pro jacket and an osprey pack that carries water bladder, extra rod, 2 extra fly boxes, hat/gloves.

When it's too hot to wear a simms jacket or even a light wading jacket, I use a sling pack (Orvis). Or the osprey with the essentials hanging off the front (nippers, hemos) and a box in the pocket.

I doubt I'll ever own a vest again. Although I've been looking at one of filsons...but that would be for pure nostalgia reasons and to get another made in America product. I'd hardly call it a vest though.
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