The holidays are here! The magic, the sleigh bells, the hand warmers in your waders, AND gift giving. Help us make the whole process easy for you. Read about our 2017 top 5 favorite gifts under $1000 along with personalized descriptions about why we would want these products in our stockings or under our tree. Don’t forget to check out our other blogs in this series, coming soon.
[Don’t miss our previous blog: 5 Fly Fishing Gifts under $500]
Orvis Helios 3D and 3f
The new Accurate From Anywhere Orvis Helios 3 brings it all. The new rod’s technology focuses on a new flex profile that puts accuracy in the driver seat. Coming in two models the 3D (Distance) for larger flie/water and the 3F (Finesse) focused on presentation. If you want the latest and greatest rod on the market the H3 brings the goods. Extremely lightweight rod, fast loading and most importantly accuracy in all scenarios.
Hatch Outdoors Custom Generation 2 Finatic 7Plus
The new generation 2 hatch reels have taken all the generation 1 issues into account like the so called overheating, reflective finishes, sticky cranks and come out with this new premium fly reel. If there is one piece of gear that I want to trust most it is my reel. From bonefish to permit, steelhead to carp, this reel has you covered. The custom gold and black finish is the cleanest hatch custom reel I’ve seen (that’s saying something coming from a former Colorado State Ram).
Simms ProDry Jacket
Everyone knows what leaky waders feels like. Well when you have that day of rain that just doesn’t seem to stop or fish where Steelhead like to live a basic precip jacket won’t make the cut. This jacket gives you the protection and breathability of the GORE-TEX while providing all the bells and whistles to aid your angling adventures.
Winston Boron II TH Microspey Rod
Microspey or Trout Spey is a trending style of trout fishing where the techniques of spey and two hand casting comes into play for the trout game. Caution it becomes highly addicting and will proceed to consume many hours of your time. Winston brings their quality rod making to make a rod that every angler can confidently add to their collection.
Abel Sealed Drag Colorado Limited Edition Reel
Give a gift that will be memorable to your fellow angler. This limited edition Abel Reel is a fully sealed drag with 24 positions to dial and produces amazing stopping power. Each reel is machined and hand painted here in Colorado and held to the highest quality. This Abel Reel will sure become an heirloom in every angling family.