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. FREE Shipping by Amazon . Best Backpacking Fly Rods and Reel. Fly rods come in different sizes and flexibility for different types of fish. 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. Interchangeable Spin, Fly, Bait, Travel Fishing Rod and 2 reels. AU $25.35 . When looking at an ultralight rod, keep in mind that that this numbering system does not represent the weight of the rod. Only 1 left! Rather, it reflects the size or weight of 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. I bought a Redington classic trout 6 piece rod recently to be my weapon of 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. Unlike other styles of fishing, we aren’t condemned to carrying heavy, bulky tackle like spinning reels, weighted lures, etc. Between our two options, we decided to choose the Wild Water Fly Fishing rod. Pros: Wide rod selection, low price; Cons: Slightly heavy; The Maxcatch Extreme Complete Fly Fishing Kit is an unbeatable value for money combo. This board is for discussing concerns of fishing bamboo fly rods. This 5 piece set includes interchangeable fly and spin butt sections so you can be prepared for any kind of backpacking fishing. REI • ZPacks • Hyperlite • Patagonia • Arc'teryx • RBTR • Drop • Backcountry • Feathered Friends • CampSaver • Gaia • Mountain Hardwear. The kit includes a size 20 Voyager Reel, 6-foot travel rod, tackle box, and a custom travel case. AU $115.00. 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. It’s lightweight, it’s high-quality, it collapses down to a great size that will fit in your backpack, and it extends out to 12 feet so you can cast a long way across the water. Best 4# weight graphite backpacking fly rod building kit - Epic 480G C Carbon Fiber fly rod building kit. 70L Outdoor Fishing Backpack Tackle Bag Large Capacity Lures Storage Organize. This photo shows a spectrum of standard and travel rods stored and ready to hit the trails. 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. Free shipping . I used electricians tape on the inside and out of the caps on both ends. Entry level backpacking fly rod. The foam handles show average wear and are slightly dirty from use? However, fly fishers also tend… An astounding 72 grams (2.54 ounces) Incredibly convenient. Backpacking & bamboo. Tenkara Lightweight Fly Rods for the Backcountry. The rod weights available range from an 8 foot 4 inch 3 weight to a 9 foot 10 weight. Included with the Okuma Voyager is a lightweight rod and reel, a small tackle box, and a nylon case with a foam insert. There are too many alpine lakes to resist. Wyoming golden trout taken from a lake at over 10,000 feet. Hello all. And at a great price, you cannot do better. Less weight in the pack translates int 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! Post by Hankinsfly » 03/02/20 00:07. Gear Review: Backpacking 3-weight Fly Rods. Collapses down to 22" and extends to 7 1/2 feet! Owner of Alpen Fuel, Shaun, is an experienced angler with two decades of experience fishing mountain lakes and streams in Montana and Wyoming. Overall a nice rod for a quick switch from spinning to fly fishing and it fits right in your backpack! 99. Was: AU $39.99. Home › Forums › Off Piste › Fishing & Tenkara › Durable but light fly rod tube for backpacking. Free postage. AU $34.79. For a well rounded, ready-for-anything rod, I would suggest the 6'6 four-piece ML (Medium Light) model. This includes a range of price points and styles of rods. 5. As fly fishers, we have an intrinsic advantage when it comes fishing on overnight and multi-day backpacking trips. ... (usually made of feathers or fur) with a weighted line. Here's are the finest backpacking fly fishing rod and reel you can opt for. Wild Water Fly Fishing Rod and Reel Combo Complete Starter Package. Quite unfortunate for my dear mother, but fortuitous for me. $119.99 $ 119. It is less portable than DRAGONtail. The choice of a fishing backpack can either make or break your fishing adventure. Has a space on the side of the pack for receiving a broken down fly rod or rod tube Lightweight bag with comfortable strapping - this is a solid bag to hike in Highly affordable option If I only had 2 or 3 days to hunt, I … AU $36.99. 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. Expert's opinions on best products - unbiased review. Viewing 8 posts - 1 through 8 (of 8 total) Forums are supported by our merchant partners . Head for the hills, answer the call and pack in your favourite adventure stick. In this review, we go over travel-friendly fly rod options which are aimed for backpacking. 4 weight Packlight - the super versatile 5 piece glass travel rod. From slow-action rods to the perfect nymphing setup, these are the best budget fly rods of 2020. Planning my summer trip. with the rod, reel, and line (not to mention terminal tackle). ~~~Vintage Penguin Spin/Fly Combo Rod 7.5' Fly Spinning Rod w/ Fly Reel& Spin Reel~~~ The rod shows wear from everyday use and age. Incredibly light. Abu Garcia Waterproof Fishing Tackle Bag Reel Lure Bag One Shoulder Bag Tool Bag. Okuma VS Backpacking Fishing Kit. With backpack fly fishing, you can double up your gear arsenal and unleash it in tandem. Hit the trail, and the streams, with these backpacker-friendly, 3-weight fly rods. Home › Forums › Off Piste › Fishing & Tenkara › Entry level backpacking fly rod. 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. Other than being ultralight, what makes the Voyager such a great option is the all-in-one kit it comes with. And, if you’ve got a premium rod, you’ll probably want to protect it with some sort of rod tube. They are labeled as 3, 2, 1, aught (0), double-aught (00), and triple-aught (000) weights. The simplicity of Tenkara is wonderful, and in some ways, very user friendly. For the avid backpacker, weight continually arises as one of the most important factors when packing for any trip. It did the job quite nicely. Besides, Tenkara rods have fewer applications. 5 Images. This only adds to the weight and bulk. Durable Canvas Fishing Rod Reel Organizer Bag Carry Case Holds 5 Poles & Tackle. 4.3 out of 5 stars 44. This isn't just a great backpacking fishing rod, this is simply a stellar spinning rod all-around, easily outperforming most other traditional one or two piece rods. But still great for backpack fishing. Buy on Amazon. And the reasoning for this is simple. 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. The Best Fly Rods and Spinning Rods for Backpacking by Shaun Durkee May 05, 2020. The bigger the fish is, the bigger the rod needs to be. It folds down, however, is still fairly large at about 2.1 meters so it’s not as compact as other rod sets. 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. 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! Viewing 25 posts - 1 through 25 (of 26 total) 1 2 → Forums are supported by our merchant partners . In a twist of fate, I was born with a fly rod jutting out of my hand. Orvis Encounter Spin/Fly Combo. The 6 piece would be a much better backpacking fly rod. Free postage. Gallery. Sougayilang Spinning Fishing Rod and Reel Combos Portable Telescopic Fishing Pole Spinning reels for Travel Saltwater Freshwater Fishing. 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