Entry Level Gear

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  • Battenkill Click Reel-New for 2024

    $139.00$159.00

    Innovative anglers may choose to conquer the waters using a running fish technique rather than relying on a drag system. This is the philosophy behind our continued commitment to offering click-and-pawl fly reels, such as the time-tested Orvis Battenkill series. Evolving into the new era with essential design enhancements, the Battenkill reel remains synonymous with dependability and unwavering functionality. Our focus was on refining precision for seamless performance, enhancing the tactile sensation, introducing a curved reelfoot to prevent leader kinks, and presenting a fresh palette of subtle hues that harmonize with rods like Superfine®, Classic Bamboo, Helios™, and Recon®. Crafted from 6061-T6 aircraft aluminum, each reel features an ergonomic Delrin® handle and effortless left to right hand retrieval conversion. The standard arbor design pays homage to the vintage Battenkill reels while embracing modernity.

    Battenkill Click I is 2.8″ diameter for 1-3wt. rods, II is 3″ for 3-5wt. and III is 3.25″ for 5-7wt.

  • FishPond Blue River Chest Lumbar Pack

    $99.95

    Looking for a versatile and stylish way to keep all your fishing gear organized? Look no further than the Fishpond Blue River Chest/Lumbar pack. This handy pack can be worn as a chest, lumbar or shoulder bag, making it perfect for anglers of all sizes. It features a main cargo pocket that’s ideal for holding multiple fly boxes, as well as a zippered pocket on the inside for holding smaller items. The back of the pack features a padded pass-through belt system, so you can easily take it on and off. Plus, the waxed organic cotton fabric is built to withstand all kinds of weather conditions. Whether you’re hitting the river for a day trip or an extended fishing expedition, the Fishpond Blue River Chest/Lumbar pack is the perfect way to keep all your gear within reach.

  • Fishpond Flint Hills Vest

    $99.95

    A hallmark of classic design, the Flint Hills Vest is the ideal choice for those seeking a modernized outfit. Every item you’ll need has its own special spot, with lots of exterior zipper pockets, tool holding points, and a massive back pocket. This vest was created to boost efficiency without adding any extra weight; it’s also made from airy mesh material so you won’t overheat on hot days.

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  • Fishpond Men’s Upstream Tech Vest

    $199.95

     

    The Fishpond Upstream tech vest is about as good as they come. designed by fishermen for fishermen.  If you’re looking for a fishing vest that is both eco-friendly and functional, look no further than the Fishpond Upstream Tech Vest. Made with entirely regenerated nylon waste materials, this vest is built to last. The integrated net holster is a unique feature that allows you to carry a long-handled net. With 14 interior and exterior compartments, including two front pockets that can each hold up to 4 large fly boxes, this vest has ample storage space for all of your gear. And the adjustable shoulder straps, waist straps, and front zipper closure ensure a perfect fit. So don’t let anything get in the way of a good day of fishing – grab your Upstream Tech Vest and hit the water!

    Sustainable Fabrics

    Sustainability is an important issue to us here at Fishpond. We’re committed not just because it’s the right thing, but also to how sustainable sourcing can make your products better and more innovative than they were before! That’s why when we created our signature Cyclepond Econyl  fabric ten years ago – made entirely out of repurposed fishing nets pulled from oceans all over–no one had ever seen anything like this before in fashion history (or nowadays). And since then? Well let me tell you something: there are many brands following suit.

  • Orvis Battenkill Disc Reel-New for 2024

    $179.00$198.00

    The Next Generation Battenkill Mid Arbor Reel

     

    Entering a new era, the Battenkill disc fly reel, hailed as a distinguished member of the prestigious Orvis reel lineage, embraces innovation. Unyielding in its dependability and unwavering strength, this iconic reel has evolved to exceed even the loftiest expectations. Our dedicated team diligently sought to refine every detail, ensuring remarkably seamless performance and enhancing the overall experience. Notable enhancements include an optimized drag knob with an enhanced tactile sensation, a reelfoot designed with a gentle curve to prevent leader kinking, and a selection of refined hues that harmonize perfectly with the elegant Superfine, Classic Bamboo, and the exceptional freshwater Helios® and Recon® rods.

    With its robust Hydros SL drag system, this reel features a total of six carbon and stainless drag surfaces that work seamlessly together. Adjusting the positive click drag is a breeze, ensuring a hassle-free fishing experience. Crafted from durable 6061-T6 aircraft aluminum, this reel boasts an ergonomic Delrin handle that provides a comfortable grip. Switching from left to right hand retrieve is effortless, making it a versatile choice for all anglers

    Battenkill Disc II is 3″ diameter for 3-5wt. rods, III is 3.25″ for 5-7wt. and IV is 3.6″ for 7-9wt.

  • Orvis Chest Pack – | Orvis

    $89.00

    The Orvis Chest Pack puts your fly-fishing workflow right in front, so you can easily manage on-the-water tasks with its innovative new features and exceptional ergonomic design. The 100% recycled ECO CORDURA® Chest Pack has a new Tippet Whippet recessed docking station with tippet bar included for an instant, fixed, and fumble-free access for up to six spools. The large main compartment has a wide opening lid that flips down and out of the way, so you can easily access contents. There’s also a zippered security pocket for key fob, front and side stretch mesh pockets for small sort storage, and additional back wall slip pockets. Plus, the front drop-down zippered pocket has internal elastic mesh slip pockets, and there are two external side pockets – one with a zinger/nipper. The strap system is a comfortable and airy foam and mesh construction with a net D-ring on the top rear. Bug-Out Backpack-compatible for placement on the front straps of the backpack.

    Colors: Sand, Camo

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  • Orvis Chest/Hip Pack

    $89.00

     

    The Orvis Chest/Hip Pack is the perfect pack for anglers of all levels. It can be worn on your hip, slung over your shoulder, or on your chest, and snaps right onto the front straps of the Bug-Out Backpack. The 3 Liter pack is big enough to hold all of your essential gear, yet small and lightweight enough to not slow you down. The Tippet Whippet recessed docking station with tippet bar included is a great feature that provides instant, fixed, and fumble-free access for up to six spools. This pack is perfect for anglers of all levels, from beginner to expert, and is sure to make your next fishing trip a success.

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  • Orvis Clearwater Fly Rod 4P

    $249.00

    The Orvis Clearwater rod series was completely redesigned from the ground in 2019 up by Orvis’s Vermont rod designers. Everything has changed except the value. It’s still the best fly rod you can buy for the money, but with a significant upgrade in performance and looks in a comprehensive series that covers every angler from small stream addicts to Skagit slinging two-handers.  Without a doubt the Clearwater rods are the best quality rods in the entry level price point by far!  As guides we often find ourselves fishing our Clearwater’s more then any rods we own, just because of their versatility.  The 9FT 5WT rod is be most popular rod we sell.

    Each rod was designed with a purpose-built profile and action to handle the kind of fishing the rod model would be traditionally used for, from medium-action small stream rods to medium-fast freshwater rods and fast-action big game rods. Whether you’re an experienced angler or just starting out, there’s a Clearwater rod that’s perfect for your needs.

    With its updated design and superior performance, the Orvis Clearwater rod series is the perfect choice for any angler looking for the best value in a fly rod.

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    Orvis 25-Year Guarantee

    What that means is, we’ll fix your broken fly rod, and if we can’t fix it, we’ll replace it, no questions asked. Step on it, close the door on it, run over it with the car—it doesn’t matter, we’ll fix it. If we can’t repair it, we’ll choose a newer model rod of at least equal value to replace it. Your investment is assured for a nominal shipping and handling charge.

  • Orvis Clearwater LA Fly Reel

    $98.00

    The Orvis Clearwater fly reel is a durable, high-quality reel that is perfect for any fisherman. Its cast aluminum frame and stacked stainless steel disc brake system make it incredibly strong and resistant to corrosion, while its 100 yards of backup capacity make it perfect for any fishing situation. The Clearwater is available in two models – the Clearwater II for 4-6 rod line weights and the Clearwater IV for 7-9 weights – and is sure to provide a smooth, enjoyable fishing experience every time.  The orvis clearwater reels are a favorite of our guide staff due to their durability and reliability.

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  • Orvis Clearwater Mesh Vest

    $99.00

    Looking for a classic fly-fishing vest that won’t break the bank? Check out the Orvis Clearwater Mesh Vest, new for 2021. This vest combines lightweight mesh construction with the durability of recycled ripstop polyester, making it perfect for those hot summer days on the river. Eight pockets provide plenty of room for all your gear, while two chest fly-drying patches and rubberized tabs keep your tools within easy reach. A padded collar and tri-ring net holder add extra comfort and convenience, while the fixed buckle closure ensures a secure fit. So whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro, the Orvis Clearwater Mesh Vest has everything you need to make your next fishing trip a success.

  • Orvis Clearwater Outfit

    $419.00

     

    Orvis clearwater Rod/Reel outfits are probably the best full outfits on the market for the money. Each rod is designed with a purpose-built profile and action to handle the fishing the rod would be traditionally used for, from medium-action small stream rods to medium-fast freshwater rods and fast-action big game rods.   Orvis’s industry leading warranty comes with all the clearwater rods.  If you break a section, Orvis will mail you a replacement section. meaning that you don’t ever have to send the rod back.  At most you are only down for as long as it takes to get a new section in the mail, often 3-5 business days.

    Clearwater rods are the staple of our 30 plus member guide staff as they are the most versatile rods in our fleet.  many of our staff fish their Clearwater’s as much as they do their Recons or H3’s just for that reason.  The clearwater is a entry level rod that fishes like it’s higher end counterparts.

    The Outfit includes the Clearwater 2 or Clearwater 4 Reel. A large arbor reel with an enclosed disc drag system that can withstand just about any fish your chasing.

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    has been our commitment since 1856. It’s who we are. If you aren’t happy with a product or service, we want to know about it. And we’ll make it right. THAT’S THE ORVIS WAY.

  • Orvis Encounter Rod/Reel Outfit

    $198.00

     

    Instead of the term “entry level,” we prefer to describe our new Encounter rod outfits as “affordable awesomeness.” Built for the hardcore angler, yet priced with frugality in mind, the Encounter rod series combines state-of-the-art rod design with a smooth, crisp performance—packaged with a large arbor Encounter reel (size IV), weight-forward floating 8-wt. line, backing, leader, and rod/reel case. This solid 9′ 8-weight Encounter outfit has all the power and performance anyone could ask at a price that will have you wondering, what’s the catch? Backup or first big-game rod outfit, this is the finest you will ever buy at this price.

    The Encounter 5-Wt outfits packaged with a large arbor Encounter reel (size II), 5-wt. line, backing, leader, and a rod/reel case. The 8’6″ or 9′ 5-weight is the best all-around freshwater rod for trout and light bass fishing and is considered to be the perfect first rod for any fly angler. Small streams, big rivers, or ponds and lakes, this new 5-wt. Encounter rod outfit is the perfect answer to the question, “What’s the first rod I should buy?”. The 8’6″ Encounter outfit is the rod our shop staff recommends above all when getting your kids into the sport.  It’s a rod they will likely never outgrow.

    The Encounter 9′ 8 Wt. outfit is packaged with a large arbor Encounter reel (size IV), weight-forward floating 8-wt. line, backing, leader, and rod/reel case. This solid 9′ 8-weight Encounter outfit has all the power and performance anyone could ask at a price that will have you wondering, what’s the catch? Backup or first big-game rod outfit, this is the finest you will ever buy at this price.  It’s also the perfect backup compliment for when your traveling for saltwater species.

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    100% CUSTOMER SATISFACTION has been our commitment since 1856. It’s who we are. If you aren’t happy with a product or service, we want to know about it. And we’ll make it right.THAT’S THE ORVIS WAY.
  • Orvis Encounter Wading Boot

    $129.00$129.99

    Looking for an entry-level wading boot that doesn’t compromise on quality or comfort? Look no further than the Orvis Encounter Wading Boot. These lightweight boots feature ripstop uppers for durability, increased interior volume for a wider and more comfortable fit, and an EVA midsole for supportive comfort and excellent stability. The padded collar offers ankle support, and the toe and heel caps offer protection from abrasion and impacts. The 10mm felt outsole provides excellent traction in all conditions. Available in sandstone.

    Men’s whole sizes 5-15.

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    has been our commitment since 1856. It’s who we are. If you aren’t happy with a product or service, we want to know about it. And we’ll make it right. THAT’S THE ORVIS WAY.

  • Orvis Men’s Clearwater Wader

    $249.00

    Are you looking for a top-quality pair of waders that won’t break the bank? Look no further than the Orvis Clearwater men’s wader.  This stylish and durable wader is made of four layers of breathable waterproof nylon, rated at 30k waterproofing and 8K breathability. It’s also highly resistant to abrasion and punctures, so you can rest assured it will stand up to whatever you throw at it.

    Introducing the innovative design of these Clearwater fly-fishing waders tailored specifically for men. Featuring a streamlined Modern Fit that eliminates bulky traditional designs. Crafted from a lightweight yet sturdy four-layer waterproof breathable nylon fabric, boasting a remarkable 30K Waterproofness/8K Breathability rating. Enjoy the convenience of opposing side-release buckles for easy waist-high conversion during warmer weather. Enhance your fishing experience with an external storage pocket equipped with a stretch panel for storing small essentials and fly boxes, complemented by a kangaroo-style handwarmer pocket on the front chest. Experience superior comfort with anatomically designed neoprene booties and integrated neoprene gravel guards that minimize water resistance. The waders are finished with low-profile seam construction and discreet belt loops, complete with a 1½” webbing belt for added functionality.

    If you’re looking for a high-quality wader that won’t break the bank, the Orvis Clearwater is the perfect option. Order yours today and be ready for your next fishing adventure!

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    100% CUSTOMER SATISFACTION

    has been our commitment since 1856. It’s who we are. If you aren’t happy with a product or service, we want to know about it. And we’ll make it right. THAT’S THE ORVIS WAY.

  • Orvis Men’s ClearWater Wading Boot – Felt Sole

    $179.00

    The Clearwater Felt Sole Wading Boot is made of high-quality leather that makes it a durable footwear in any condition. The wading boots protect your feet from water and other environmental elements while fishing and traveling in any location.

    It comes with a hard rubber toe and heel for enhanced protection and strength on rough surfaces. Orvis has given a phylon sole and ESS plate for high stability and retention on wet surfaces. Here are the main features of Orvis Clearwater Felt Sole Wading Boot.

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    100% CUSTOMER SATISFACTION

    has been our commitment since 1856. It’s who we are. If you aren’t happy with a product or service, we want to know about it. And we’ll make it right.  THAT’S THE ORVIS WAY.