Father’s Day Gift Guide – Working Version

Father's Day Gift Guide - Working Version

June 9, 2005

Father’s Day is just around the corner. Give the old man in your life the gift of fly-fishing.


Orvis T3 Rods
The T3 is a next-generation rod program, leveraging technology heretofore used only in the aerospace and defense industries. With this technology, Orvis is able to control materials in ways that would have been unthinkable just a few short years ago. The look and feel make the T3 unique and, the laserlike accuracy makes it the highest-caliber fly fishing rod in the world.

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Vortex V02

The newly redesigned** **Vortex V02 features a larger cork-to-rulon drag surface than many other big-game fly reels to ensure you can maintain control over your fish during extended fights. Yet it remains lightweight and holds 25 percent more backing than the original Vortex. New milling and porting on this reel decreases its weight by 20 percent. The reel also features a simpler spool release design so you won’t lose the retaining screw.

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Complete Fly Collection

Finest English Wheatley Fly Box, fully stocked with flies that professional fishing guides use with their clients. An elegant gift for the fly fisher who has everything. 45 dry flies, 30 nymphs, 10 streamers and bucktails.

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Clothing & Accessories

**Buzz Off Survival Gear

A complete survival kit to help protect you from mosquitoes, ticks, and other biting insects come spring or while on vacation in a warmer climate.


Anglers Belt Loop Watch**

The only timepiece an outdoors enthusiast will ever need. With carabiner, hook sharpener, compass, thermometer, and stainless steel snips. Water-resistant, solid aluminum case with mineral glass crystal, luminescent hands and markers, analog/ digital movement, alarm, stopwatch, date, moon-glow luminescence, and LED microlight.


Marquesas BUZZ OFF? Shirt**](
A BUZZ OFF? version of the Orvis 3.4-oz. Marquesas Cotton Shirt for upper-body protection against biting insects. Bellows pockets, deep pleated back. Hidden zippered security pockets.


Sperry – Figawi Zip Shoes

The ultimate shoe for saltwater fly-fishing.

  • Molded Rubber Mudguard Wrap with Drainage Ports = Extra Durability and Versatile Grip.
  • AEGIS Microbe Shield? = Controls Bacteria that Cause Odor.
  • Internal Contoured EVA Midsole = All-Day, Under-Foot Comfort and Stability.
  • Non-Marking Super-Tack Rubber Outsole? with Quadro-Grip Wave-Siping? = Ultimate Dry/Wet Traction.
  • Stretch Airmesh = Dynamic Fit and Breathability.
  • Absorption Resistant Materials and Waterproof Leather = Quick Drying.

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Fly Tying Equipment


Renzetti Traveler Vise**

This sleek, rotary vise weighs just eight ounces. But its light- weight portability doesn’t mean sacrificing performance. Many experienced fly tiers use the Traveler as their primary vise.Will handle hooks from 28 to 4/0 in its cam or screw-adjusted hardened-steel jaws.

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Bags & Storage


****Safe Passage Clearview Kit Bag

Interior features seven zip-close mesh pockets. Exterior features four see-through zip-close pockets and a slash pocket. Non-corrosive zippers. Cinch-down rod tube holder and pliers garage on the top. Shoulder strap included. In light sage. 23″ x 12″ x 10″; 2,180 cu. in. Imported. Rod tube not included.





Orvis Fly Tying Guide**](
Written by Tom Rosenbauer, one of the world’s most respected how-to writers, this book features thorough instructions and over 700 full-color photos.

Joe Brooks on Fishing

The history of saltwater fly-fishing is both fascinating and exciting. Joe Brooks on Fishing is a primer of the writings of this legendary fly-fisherman and adventure angler.

**Lefty’s Ultimate Guide To Fly Fishing

Culled from a lifetime of fishing and teaching in almost every conceivable place a fish can be caught, fly fishers will learn the master’s thousands of subtle tricks and invaluable insights.

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Can’t decide? Get Dad a Gift Card and let him choose.

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