If you can't decide between a traditional fishing vest and a sling pack, here's the solution, perfect for any Australian or New Zealand creek.
Patagonia's Vest Front Sling Pack is the best-of-both-worlds combination you've been waiting for. This 8 Litre Sling features a vertical-pocket vest configuration on one side, with a larger storage pack on the other. Access to either is simple; just swing the side you want around to the front without having to take it off.
External nylon utility keeper provides secure attachment point for zingers, while a selection of easy-access pockets keeps the stuff you need handy. Inside, there’s a range of organising pockets; a 100% waterproof, welded security pouch; and enough room for lunch, jacket and extra fly boxes.
Made from light, tough and water-repellent 5.5-oz CORDURA 86% nylon/14% polyester ripstop with a polyurethane coating and a DWR (durable water repellent) finish.
Vertical pocket vest front with sling back combines the best of both worlds; pack size is 8 litres.
Rear pod can swing around to front without removing garment for easy gear access.
Nylon utility keeper provides secure point to attach zinger, nippers; exterior tippet spool holder.
Internal quick-access pockets for leaders; organizational pockets with hook-and-loop closures; internal, 100% waterproof welded security pouch.
Zippered back pocket provides plenty of storage for lunch, jacket and fly boxes.
Claimed weight: 440g.
Dimensions: 18.5" x 9.5" x 4.3"
Pack: 5.5oz 210-denier CORDURA 86% nylon/14% polyester ripstop with a polyurethane coating and a DWR (durable water repellent) finish.
Interior: 3.3-oz 100% polyester.
Back panel: 100% stretch-woven nylon
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