Flyfishing Sling Pack

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  1. GAT

    GAT Dumbfounded

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    I don't know... kind'a reminds me of a man purse :)

    Hey, if a vest was good enough for Lee Wulff, they are certainly good enough for me :p
     
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    I think calling a sling a purse is like calling a kilt a skirt. Technically true but usually not considers gateway cross dressing.:D
    I am waiting for the bandoleer, I could get two and wear them in a crisscross pattern with a bandanna buff, a Seattle sombrero and a rain poncho. The border patrol agents I see in my area won't know what to think.:D
     
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    Oh yeah cigars in the bandoleer..:D
     
  4. Tony Polizzi

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    GAT if.this does not become a cartoon I'm gonna call you a slacker:p
     
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  6. Eric Denny

    Eric Denny Summer is over but I'm still fishing!!

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    get the atom sling pack by patagonia have one and is the best thing since sliced bread!
     
  7. Eric Denny

    Eric Denny Summer is over but I'm still fishing!!

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    I would get the atom sling instead
     
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    Patagonia is coming out with a waterproof sling for the fall based on the Atom. I've never been a fan of any of the existing waterproof slings, so stay tuned to see how it will measure up.
     
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    Eric Denny Summer is over but I'm still fishing!!

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    Man i just got this one this spring. Damn oh well i like it so much i will have to get a new one and give this one to the wife.:)
     
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  11. Dipnet

    Dipnet The wanted posters say Tim Hartman

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    Although I think the Patagonia slings are pretty cool I opted for the Orvis Guide sling pack and am glad I did. I'd rather have too much room than not enough! It's also very comfortable.
     
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    I had a sling pack from REI that my wife got me and I loved it, until I left it sittin along side a dirt road. Last fall I was in San Fransico and found one cheap in China town, but it doesn't fit like the REI pack. I guess I'll have to break down and spring for a good one. I haven't worn a vest since I got one, they are so much easier.
     
  13. Brooks Werner

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    Anyone tried the Fishpond sling, I think it's called the Westwater? I think it's a tiny bit smaller than the Orvis and doesn't have as many fancy features but looks pretty weather resistant.
     
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    I have the Fishpond Westwater Sling. For me it fits well, and it's easy to sling. Big enough to carry my fly-fishing essentials, small first aid kit, lunch, GPS and camera. It's a simple design so there isn't a lot of compartments/pockets. Under mild rainy conditions it kept my stuff dry.
     
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    Got the regular orvis sling today. Def way to small. Called and got the guide sling on exchange. Great customer service.

    Can't even fit a beer and sandwich in the regular.