Best 4# weight graphite backpacking fly rod building kit - Epic 480G C Carbon Fiber fly rod building kit. It did the job quite nicely. Only 1 left! Quite unfortunate for my dear mother, but fortuitous for me. Head for the hills, answer the call and pack in your favourite adventure stick. AU $36.99. For a well rounded, ready-for-anything rod, I would suggest the 6'6 four-piece ML (Medium Light) model. That might be nice for bulbs but backpacking in the rain with a fly rod is a different story, we need this thing to be waterproof! Ultralight rods are shorter and lighter. Less weight in the pack translates int Incredibly light. I am planning on bringing it on a 8 day backpack hunt this October. AU $115.00. The foam handles show average wear and are slightly dirty from use? And the reasoning for this is simple. If you’re into both fly fishing and backpacking, tenkara fishing is the perfect way to combine your two hobbies. for Fly Fishing, Saltwater Fishing and Much More, All in a Compact Format! Made from IM8 graphite design, this is a high quality and performance break-down fly-fishing rod – which makes it perfect for backpacking and taking on the wilderness! However, fly fishers also tend… And, if you’ve got a premium rod, you’ll probably want to protect it with some sort of rod tube. Free shipping . Cabela's Stowaway 6. Before you decide on your favorite out of the best fishing backpacks with rod holders, consider the following factors: Weight. But still great for backpack fishing. Maxcatch 25L Waterproof Backpack Fly Fishing Bag with Rod Holders Ultra-durable. Collapses down to 22" and extends to 7 1/2 feet! The 6 piece would be a much better backpacking fly rod. Here's are the finest backpacking fly fishing rod and reel you can opt for. I used electricians tape on the inside and out of the caps on both ends. Maxcatch Waterproof Fly Fishing Waist Pack Crossbody Sling Bag Lure Tackle Bag. Within the past few years, budget fly rods have been all the rage in the fly fishing community. Included in the outfit: Fly rod and case, fly reel and neoprene pouch, backing, fly line, tapered leader, waterproof fly box, 12 flies, nippers, and lanyard. A while back, I wrote about a simple fly fishing setup for backpacking. The rod weights available range from an 8 foot 4 inch 3 weight to a 9 foot 10 weight. Other than being ultralight, what makes the Voyager such a great option is the all-in-one kit it comes with. Viewing 8 posts - 1 through 8 (of 8 total) Forums are supported by our merchant partners . Traditional fly rods are labeled 5wt, which means that a 5wt line is recommended for the rod. This 5 piece set includes interchangeable fly and spin butt sections so you can be prepared for any kind of backpacking fishing. FREE Shipping by Amazon . 5 Images. Tuck a Clearwater Travel Rod in the car for those commutes when you can’t pass up a cast, or nestle it within your luggage for far-flung fishing adventures—these fly rods are meant for wandering. Moderators: pmcroberts, uniphasian. 70L Outdoor Fishing Backpack Tackle Bag Large Capacity Lures Storage Organize. Get it as soon as Wed, Dec 30. Back in high school, he was got his start backpacking with a fully inflated float tube into remote lakes. Sougayilang Spinning Fishing Rod and Reel Combos Portable Telescopic Fishing Pole Spinning reels for Travel Saltwater Freshwater Fishing. In this review, we go over travel-friendly fly rod options which are aimed for backpacking. Hardy emphasizes on the high-end 6 piece travel rods but the price to value ratio makes it a tough sell. Home › Forums › Off Piste › Fishing & Tenkara › Durable but light fly rod tube for backpacking. Orvis Encounter Spin/Fly Combo. Shop the best selection of fly rods at Backcountry.com, where you'll find premium outdoor gear and clothing and experts to guide you through selection. Orvis has done it again by creating the ultimate lightweight 2-in-1 fly/spin combo rod, making it the best hiking fishing rod. AU $25.35 . Hit the trail, and the streams, with these backpacker-friendly, 3-weight fly rods. But, it comes at a lower price, and with a handful of extras that make it worthy of this award. Rather, it reflects the size or weight of We will review these options in more detail below. This only adds to the weight and bulk. Between our two options, we decided to choose the Wild Water Fly Fishing rod. I bought a Redington classic trout 6 piece rod recently to be my weapon of choice. Expert's opinions on best products - unbiased review. Best Backpacking Tenkara Rod. An astounding 72 grams (2.54 ounces) Incredibly convenient. Post by Hankinsfly » 03/02/20 00:07. Included with the Okuma Voyager is a lightweight rod and reel, a small tackle box, and a nylon case with a foam insert. Overall a nice rod for a quick switch from spinning to fly fishing and it fits right in your backpack! Hello all. The tenkara rod setup is so light, minimal, and simple that it won’t weigh you down or take up precious space, and we know how important that is for the weight-conscious backpacker. The simplicity of Tenkara is wonderful, and in some ways, very user friendly. Wild Water Fly Fishing Rod and Reel Combo Complete Starter Package. AU $38.88 . This summer I’m hoping to backpack into some remote areas for some fishing adventures. AU $34.79. A medium / fast action fly rod blank that is incredibly light, smooth and responsive Starting from fit and finish to portability, Cabela's Stowaway 6 is something you will like. The Tenkara fly rod is an answer for the backcountry fly fisher because they only weigh about 2.3 ounces. 4 weight Packlight - the super versatile 5 piece glass travel rod. with the rod, reel, and line (not to mention terminal tackle). From slow-action rods to the perfect nymphing setup, these are the best budget fly rods of 2020. But before you start stuffing everything except the kitchen sink into your pack, here are a few things to consider. Viewing 25 posts - 1 through 25 (of 26 total) 1 2 → Forums are supported by our merchant partners . This fishing rod has all the qualities that a backpacker needs. This photo shows a spectrum of standard and travel rods stored and ready to hit the trails. REI • ZPacks • Hyperlite • Patagonia • Arc'teryx • RBTR • Drop • Backcountry • Feathered Friends • CampSaver • Gaia • Mountain Hardwear. 99. There are too many alpine lakes to resist. If you’re going on a backpacking trip and you want to fish, the Wild Water Tenkara Fly rod is hands down, the best choice. Free shipping . We've taken our amazing 476 blank and reconfigured it as a 5 piece travel rod, now small and compact enough to easily slip down the side of a backpack or rucksack. CHECK PRICE ON AMAZON. Buy on Amazon. The choice of a fishing backpack can either make or break your fishing adventure. If you are going to pack into the wilderness and catch those trout and grayling, this 6 piece classic series is truly an ideal rod for the job. With the rod and reel together, the Voyager weighs just 14.1 ounces, making is one of the lightest backpacking fishing rods you can find. However, I still prefer traditional fly fishing and just purchased a Douglas Upstream for brook trout fishing in the Blue Ridge Mountains. 5. Gallery. Owner of Alpen Fuel, Shaun, is an experienced angler with two decades of experience fishing mountain lakes and streams in Montana and Wyoming. I bring my Tenkara rod on most every hike and it has completely changed my hiking experience for the better. The Best Backpacking Fishing Rods - what you should consider before buying and why. I pack my fly rod and a go-kit of a few favorite flies and for the situation on every backpacking trip I go on near water. Backpacking Fly Fishing Rod & Reel – A number of brands make great travel fly fishing rods and reel that are ideal to take on a backpacking trip/hike; Backpack Fishing Kit – A backpacking fishing kit is the perfect thing to get if you don’t want to buy lures, lines and other gear to go along with your rod and reel. Examples would be, lines, actions, classic and modern makers actions and the like. The Okuma VS Backpacking Fishing Kit is another great option for fishermen out on the backpacking trails. AU $106.79. Because they do not use a reel the overall weight of your fly gear can be as low as 6 ounces. 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