2021 Wishlist - Staff Picks

2021 Wishlist - Staff Picks

This year's gift ideas will be coming to you as a series of staff picks. We have a great - and varied - team at the shop and you may be surprised at the array of in-store items on these lists. This list includes in-store product that staff might want, already have, or think would make a great gift for the angler on your list.  

If you're looking for some great gift ideas this is a good place to start - we encourage you to shop early to avoid disappointment.  

Nick's picks:

 Howler Bros Loggerhead Hoody Loon D-Loop Tweezer  Airflo Skagit Compact FIST Shooting Head

Campbell's picks: 

Nancy's picks: 


    Matt's picks: 

     Simms Flyweight PliersFishpond Nomad Emerger Net Redband Edition


      Kelly Zamiski's picks: 

       Sizzle Pitmaster Silver    Lamson Speedster S+ Reel  


        Courtney's picks:
        • Patagonia Techface R2 pants - men/women
        • Patagonia Swiftcurrent waders - men/women. Check out Courtney's recent review of these waders. 
        • An Entirely Synthetic Fish - In this book, journalist Anders Halverson provides an exhaustively researched and grippingly rendered account of the rainbow trout and why it has become the most commonly stocked and controversial freshwater fish in the United States. 
        • Solarez Bone Dry 
        • Simms Merino OTC Thermal Sock - men/women
        • Aquaseal Repair Kit
        • Fishpond Face Stick - easy to pack and does what it promises. This is a must-have for hot days on the water at home or abroad. 
        • Simms Rivershed Sweater - warm and soft for on the water or an evening at home
         Patagonia Women's R2 TechFace Pants     Solarez Ultra-Thin Bone Dry An Entirely Synthetic Fish by Anders Halverson

          Will's picks: 

          • Orvis Clearwater Combo - These are GREAT mid-range fly rod combos for anglers who are just getting into the sport or looking to upgrade from their first setup. 
          • New Zealand Indicator Kit
          • Patagonia Techface R2 pant - this is a popular pick of staff. Might be worth checking out. 
          • Fishpond Headgate Tippet Holder - handy way to store a variety of tippet sizes for easy access while on the river.  
          • Echo Shadow x
          • Redington Tilt Reel   The Tilt is a great option for euro-nymph anglers. 
          • Chai T's - Will's perdigon pattern was fished and approved by Matt (Chatani) before it was dubbed the "Chai T."
          • Simms Wet Wading Socks
           Redington Tilt Euro Nymph Reel Simms Men's Guide Wet Wading SockFishpond Headgate Tippet Holder

            Dave's picks:

            • Polarized Smith or Kaenon Sunglasses - Dave needs prescription sunglasses which we can help with... from Kaenon. 
            • Custom Nautilus Reel
            • Wading Boots
            • Casting Lesson - As a fly casting instructor David knows that almost everyone can benefit from some time focusing on their cast. 
            • Simms Stone Cold Shirt - one of Dave's faves from SIMMS. These travel well and are uber-comfy. 
            • Patagonia R2 TechFace Pants - this appears to be a popular new item amongst our team.... may be worth checking out. 
             Simms Men's Stone Cold Short Sleeved Shirt  Kaenon Redding Polarized Sunglasses

              Terry's picks: 

              • DeYoung Rising Brown Pilsner (for root beer)
              • Fishpond Headgate Tippet Holder - another popular item for our team. 
              • Simms Flyweight pliers
              • Simms Gore-Tex Infinium Half Finger Mitt 

              Brianna's picks: 

              • Simms hoody-I don’t have one but they look cozy and hoodies are really popular!
              • Trout shaped cookie cutter- I like to bake!
              • Howler bros Shaman zip hoody- I have one it is comfortable and very practical for daily wear!
              • Courtney’s mugs - Beautiful and durable. Great for anyone!
              • Patagonia nano puff mitts- Great for raynaud syndrome - keeps hands warm!
              • Simms solar flex sun hoody- I use these in the tropics and in the summer while I’m out on the river fishin.
              • Sun gloves- I like to use these to prevent burns or blisters while I’m stripping line.
              • Puzzle- great way to spend some quality family time and get off screens!
               Patagonia Nano Puff Mitts  Simms Women's Solarflex Hoody   Howler Bros Men's Shaman Zip Hoodie


                Ben's picks:

                 Fishpond Thunderhead Large Submersible DuffelScientific Anglers Better Than You Found It Bag Black  Smith Guide's Choice Sunglasses


                  Daniel's picks: 

                   Veniard TC Premium Tool Kit  Hareline Hackle, Hook and Bead Gauge  Loon Rogue Quickdraw Mitten Clamps    


                  Dillon's Picks

                  • Patagonia Nano puff hoody - almost everyone on the team uses these versatile layering pieces. 
                  • Lords Of The Fly - a great read particularly if you're interested in tarpon and the history of fly fishing for tarpon. 
                  • Renz present 4000 Cam Vice 
                  • Tacky original fly box - a workhorse fly box that will help you stay organized. 
                  • Simms G4 Pro boot vibram - lightweight and durable combine to make these an excellent choice. 
                  • Freestone Sling Pack Black - we're having a hard time keeping these in stock. 
                  • Sage Sonic 6WT - seems to be a popular choice within the team. 

                  Simms Men's G4 Pro Boot  Sage Sonic 4pc

                  Duncan's Picks: 

                  Howler Bros Loggerhead Hoodie  Fishpond Tacky Pescador Fly Box

                  Kelly R's Picks: 

                   GTS Gear Duffel - 50L  Airlock Indicators 3-Pack   Gear Aid Aquaseal +FD Repair Kit

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