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Old 05-06-2012, 06:02 PM
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I thought you asked about the rear pockets and measured them. Main is approximately 12 x 12 x 4 and the secondary or outer pocket is app. 9 x 9 x 1 1/2 inches. If no one else chimes in with the front ones by the time I get on here tomorrow, I'll measure them. I will say that there are enough inner and outer pockets that if you decided to load them down, it's a bunch of gear and will haul more than I can ever really need for fishing. Adding in the rear pockets for a water filter, rain jacket, and Gore Tex Bivy Sack, I could easily spend spend 3 or 4 days in the wood fishing with a few little things tossed in.
Thanks, I am mostly interested in if I will be constrained on fly box size?? I ordered the vest on Friday, but being up here in Alaska it could be a week or two before I get it.
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Default Re: Filson Strap Vest vs Foul Weather Vest

Hi Allen,

I have one and it'll hold any of my fly containers from a Wheatley #5 40 clip box right up to my largest old streamer wallet. I like mine,

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Good to know thanks! I've been drooling over this vest for a year or better and the wife told me to order it for my birthday that's coming up!
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Default Re: Filson Strap Vest vs Foul Weather Vest

The front pocket will hold a box that is 5 1/8 X 8 1/8 X 2 inches if you don't put bulky stuff into the internal pckets in the big pockets. There are 2 this size plus 4 smaller pockets on the outside and 3 smaller pockets on the body side of the big ones.
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Perfect, thank you!
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How do you like it?
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I love it! Exactly what I was looking for. Probably my best piece of equipment!
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Default Re: Filson Strap Vest vs Foul Weather Vest

Curious how big the front two pockets are. I carry four fly boxes about the size of wheatleys. Will the front pockets hold two boxes that size each?
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Default Re: Filson Strap Vest vs Foul Weather Vest

Alright, well after putting off buying the vest for some time, I just got off the phone from ordering mine! They are out of stock, so they said it will take probably a week to get it, but I'm excited to actually have something to carry everything instead of trying to juggle it all in my pockets, hands and the tiny little case I have now!
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I ordered mine from Filson. Foul Weather Fly Fishing Vest | Filson
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