Fly fishing accessory and apparel makers, William Joseph Fly Fishing, recently announced the addition five new packs for the 2014 fly fishing season. Each new pack features what William Joseph refers to as an "innovative carrying system," which allows anglers the ability to attach or store the appropriate gear for a variety of fly fishing situations.
The Release is a 1 lb chest pack that offers one hand access to its main compartment, which is intended to prevent anglers from needing to set their rods down. It is also features additional storage for extra gear such as a hydration bladder, an integrated tippet dispenser, and it is equipped with a shoulder harness system with an "easy to use" magnetic closure system. The Release is available for $79.95.
The Cinch is a lightweight rod tube hauler that can also be used to store multiple items thanks to its many internal pockets. The Cinch is crafted from high tenacity 900 denier nylon and only weighs 11 oz. It is available for $42.95.
The Sprint is "designed for mobility without sacrificing storage". The pack weighs less than a pound but is reported to offer capacity in line with larger, bulkier chest packs on the market. It is made from the same high tenacity 900 denier nylon as The Cinch, but also includes an integrated tippet dispenser and William Joseph's AirTrack Breathable Suspension. The Sprint is available now for $69.99.
The Path is a multi-faceted bag that can be used a chest or lumber pack. Its lightweight design and AirTrack Suspension promises to take the strain off your shoulders so you can focus on fishing. It also includes an integrated tippet dispenser and easy to see-through mesh panels for better on the go organization. The Path is currently available for $69.99.
The Escape is designed to carry a lot of gear on long trips downstream. Its multiple front and back compartments allow you to transport everything from your fishing gear to your lunch. It weighs 1 lbs 8 oz and it is adjustable to fit most sizes. The Escape retails for $99.99.