Women's Spring 2023 at Fish Tales - New and Notable
More women are taking up fly fishing than ever before, and ladies, we see you! So at Fish Tales we've taken the best performing and most popular brands and built our best-ever Women's Collection. Foundational pieces like the Orvis Clearwater Wading Collection, Patagonia Capilene Layers, Korkers Wading Boots and Simms G3 Waders are carried forward, with new products for 2023 from all our top brands adding new levels of technical function and fashion.
Nancy's favorite top for flats fishing, this recent addition to the Simms line up provides full coverage against sun while prioritizing mobility and comfort. With stretch-knit SolarFlex fabrics and a lightweight, fast drying front, you get a sunshirt with the performance of a quick dry button-down.
Patagonia Women's Tropic Comfort Natural Shirt - $109
Brand new for 2023 - With 40+ UPF sun protection and a quick-adjust neck buff, the Patagonia Tropic Comfort Natural Shirt is built for on-the-water performance. Featuring modal fabric engineered from renewable, natural beech tree pulp; modal is super-soft and breathable and made for the most demanding hot-weather conditions. Recently tested by Fish Tales' staffer Courtney, and found to be a perfectly fitting, soft and stretchy upgrade over the previous Tropic Comfort design. Also available in Quartz Coral and in a Steam Blue Patagonia Women's Tropic Comfort Hoody.
Smaller fit and profile than the original Groove Belt, the Groove Life Low Profile Belt is designed to provide maximum comfort and style while still being functional and practical for everyday use. Made from premium materials, ensuring that it is durable and long-lasting. The webbing is strong and resilient, while the buckle and faceplate are designed to stand the test of time. We are happy to offer a style of this great belt with styling and sizing more suitable for women than the original Groove Belt.
Newly updated for 2023 to be more scratch-resistant, have less seams and feature an updated rubber outsole package, these are some of the nicest looking wading boots we have in the shop! Looks aside, the Women's Freestone Boot is defined by proven support, determined traction and rugged durability. Time-tested Simms innovation powers these boots through a full range of wading conditions.
Orvis Women's Tech Chambray Work Shirt - $150
Another Nancy favorite, now in a new color for 2023 - Alpine Lake. Made with MarinoWul+, Orvis' eco-friendly performance fiber, it feels silky soft—and it breathes, wicks moisture, and dries quickly to help regulate body temperature so you feel your best whatever the day brings. With UPF 40 and OutSmart Fresh odor control, you can confidently wear it more than once between laundering, making it a great choice when packing light for road trips or weekend escapes to the river. Hidden lens cleaning cloth and active, contoured fit for comfort.
Finally - Fishing frames that fit smaller faces! The Smith Guide's Choice S builds on the bestselling Guide's Choice sunglasses with a smaller-sized frame to fit more faces. We're talking the same timeless style, top-notch materials, and high-quality polarized ChromaPop™ optics that have set the standard in polarized fishing sunglasses. Wide temples and a performance wrap ensure superior coverage while premium spring hinges, plus non-slip nose and temple pads, provide a secure, comfortable fit.
New for 2023, this jacket is the perfect mid-range performance option for the angler who needs a solid wading jacket sans the cost of Gore-tex. The jill-of-all-things, the Simms Women's Freestone Jacket brings 3-layer Toray fabric for a durable, feature-rich shell that overrules unruly elements. Shaped waist with two side zippered gussets for a comfortable and versatile fit while remaining stylish. Multiple pockets offer storage and articulated sleeves add to range of motion.
The new Korker's Women's Swift Sandal offers all-around versatility, made for summer adventures. Hike, paddle, fish, boat, camp, and travel in a wading sandal made specifically for women.
New for women in 2023 - Patagonia's most reliable, fully featured waders have a waterproof front zip and adjustable, quick-release suspenders. Rear-buckle system allows for quick relief without disrobing. Features include waterproof pocket, handwarmers, kneepads and anatomical booties.