What’s #DRYFTinAK all about? For the past few years the DRYFT crew has been exploring some of the delights Alaska has to offer. In this video series we’ll share some of the highs and lows from those adventures. Welcome to episode 1.
Recently we heard rumors of some half man half wolf beast terrorizing fish with a fly rod up on the Kenai. We investigated and this is what we found…
Oh, the horror.
When fall first hits, before the big rains, the rivers drop low and salmon move their way into the upper reaches. Bull trout follow, and so do we.
While getting ready to do the real business of the season, they certainly aren’t past cozying up behind spawning salmon and smacking a big bunny fly or egg sucking leech.
We bet you use the mesh carrying bag your waders came in all the time to transport your waders to and from your fishing trips. Yep. Right. Ok yeah, so maybe we don’t either. So here are some other good ways to use that mesh bag that your waders came in.
Throw some beers in the bag and hang it in the water while you fish. Just tie that bad boy to a tree, or hang it off the side of the boat and have cold beer all day long.
And here are a few other possible uses…
Throw your lunch in it and keep it separated from the rest of your gear.
Have some trash from lunch or some empties kicking around the bottom of the boat? Throw em’ in the bag and tame that trash until you reach the takeout.
Wader carrying bag
Novel idea but use it to safely transport your waders. Rolling and tucking them into a bag keeps them from snagging on anything in the truck, tidy’s them up and keeps them out of the way. The mesh allows them to dry out too.
Have another way that you use your wader bag? Scroll down and drop a comment here and let us know.
An Oregon metal fishing expedition video, Spring 2016.
Primo wading jackets and zip front waders will be back in stock soon!
We’re expecting to have all sizes of jackets and waders on hand and shipping by the first week in June. This includes 3xl sizes!
If you’re interested in pre-ordering, just visit our site to place an order, which will ship just as soon as we have stock on hand. We expect all backorders to ship by June 7th. Check out the jackets and waders in the shop.
Huge thanks everyone for all of your interest in our gear, and for your patience as we work to get them back in stock!
With a last hurrah spring steelhead is going out with a bang. We saw some great fish this winter and spring, but are looking forward to trout, bass, and other warmwater exploits soon.
Stay tuned for product updates soon, along with some new shirt and hat designs for summer.
Winter steelhead season is in full swing in the PNW, and even though Puget Sound rivers are closed down across Washington state now the opportunities continue throughout the area. From BC to California, March and April hold promise for big hard fighting winter steelhead.
Steelhead season has already been pretty good to us here. A few fish here and through spread thoughout a few fishless days (ok, quite a few fishless days) has been the norm.
We explored some new water.
We swung flies. We fished float rods and spoons too.
We saw a few fish.
We’re looking forward to a good rest of the season.