Summer Fly Fishing Essentials
presented by Huckberry
Fishing is one of summer’s best pastimes, our friends at Huckberry have assembled a list of quality goods to get you out on the water, reeling in trout in no time. A nice pair of shades, a weather resistant wallet, sun protection, a sturdy fishing rod, and an excellent dive watch highlight this list of essentials that will get you out of the office and into the river.
Fairends X Steven Alan Glacier Sunglasses
Polarized lenses are key for increased visibility and sun protection for your eyes. These simple and clean shades from Fairends are available in a brilliant deep blue color. Keep them safe with the included carrying case and clean with the printed microfiber cleaning cloth.
Elements Travel Wallet by Bellroy
Bellroy has designed a wallet with the adventurer in mind. This genuine leather wallet features water-resistant zippers to keep your cash, cards, phone, and passport dry. Specialized internal pockets are shaped to keep everything inside securely in place. If you’re spending a considerable amount of time in the water, this wallet is a no-brainer.
Slingshot by Hella Slingshots
Channel your inner Bart Simpson and relive your childhood with help from a Hella Slingshot. When the fish aren’t biting and you want to pass some time, there’s nothing like a friendly target practice competition. This handmade slingshot is crafted from coated Mora tree branches and heavy-duty black latex tubing.
Moisturizing Sunscreen SPF50 by Sunbum
Wear your sunscreen! While you may have had a great day in the sun, nothing is worse than waking up the next morning looking and feeling like a cooked lobster. Sunbum checks all the boxes with their water/sweat-proof, paraben free, oil free, hypoallergenic sunblock. Make sure to slather some on before a long day outdoors.
Fly Fishing Bandanas by Nature Bandanas
These fly fishing-themed bandanas are excellent for wiping up spills, cleaning your hands off, or even to get a grip on your catch. Nature bandanas has printed a whole diagram of fly fishing knots for quick reference on one, and a bunch of great looking flies on the other.
Dokka Foldable Knife by Helle Knives
Helle knives are known for their high quality fixed blade knives, ideal for a wide range of outdoor uses. This knife is unique in that it features a folding design, which is much easier to store in a pocket or vest. Incorporating a triple laminated stainless steel blade, the Dokka takes a sharp edge and maintains it for a long time. Grab this beautiful folder to prep your fish and tidy up flies.
Sun Diver by Deep Blue
If you’re spending a lot of time in and around the water, then your watch should be able to as well. This dive watch is more than capable for the occasional swim or splash, boasting water resistance up to 1,000 meters. The heavy duty case and 40 hour power reserve result in a sturdy and reliable time piece. The orange and white color way on the Deep Blue Sun Diver is a nice departure from the classic black and white, perfect for summer.
Fear the Sea Flask by Roark Revival
The “Fear the Sea” flask by Roark Revival is a great way to keep some of your favorite libation close at hand. The nautically themed etched graphic adds some design flair to this otherwise unassuming flask. Slip this stainless steel vessel into a pocket on your fishing vest for the occasional swig throughout the day.
Sonoma Trout Fly Fishing Outfit by Leland Rod Co.
What good would a fly fishing guide be without a rod? This Trout Fly Fishing Outfit by Leland Rod Co. is an efficient and balanced rod, great for the beginner. The fully machined and anodized fly reel, easy casting fly line, rod, and 6 dry flies are everything you need to get out there and catch some fish.