Colorado Fly Fishing Gear: Umpqua’s Ledges 500 Waist Pack

More and more Colorado fly anglers are switching to waist packs over fly fishing vests for more mobility while on the stream.  Waist packs have become a favorite of local guides for their ease of operation and the ability to move the pack around the lower back while maneuvering clients through rapid currents.  Fly tying magnate, Umpqua feather merchants is quickly making a name for themselves as one of the industry’s leading designers of fly fishing packs and bags.

Umpqua Ledges 500 Waist Pack
Umpqua’s Ledges 500 Waist Pack

The Umpqua Ledges 500 waist pack features a suspended back panel style which provides enough support and comfort to wear all day and we can say with confidence that this is one of the most comfortable and easy fitting packs on the market.  The pack also comes equipped with a durable tool sheath, barbless fly rigging contraption, load adjusters and a handy weather-proof pocket for storing valuables like cell phones, wallets and money clips.  Another cool feature of the Ledges 500 is that it also is compatible with Umpqua’s Surveyor 1100 Backpack, making it a superb choice for anglers who visit the backcountry or whose favorite fishing destinations require a bit of a hike.

Colorado fly fishing stream
Waist packs are a great option for fly fishing Colorado’s high country.

The pack is available in two colors; slate grey and moss green making the pack perfectly camouflaged for stalking wary fish.  The Ledges 500 is perfect for trout anglers, warm water fly fishermen or salt water anglers.

Check out Umpqua’s Ledges 500 Waist Pack today!

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