The Xplorer Adventure Pack II is a wearable technical pack allowing you to carry all your equipment on your body, within easy reach, but leaving your hands free. Features include a built-in tippet dispenser, a removable fly foam patch for storing flies, and zinger retractors for your tools. One-size-fits-all and the straps on the shoulders and the waist are fully adjustable to fit most anglers. R1 320. www.janditrading.com
Adidas Tycane Eyewear has been designed with the keen flyfisherman in mind. Hydrophobic lenses repel water droplets and leave minimal streaking, while the polarising filter aims to cut glare off the water. Capacity for an optical insert caters for those who need visual correction. R2 299 or R2 899 for the polarised version. www.moscon.co.za
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Based on a chair used by senior officers in World War II, the Melvill and Moon Field Chair folds up into two pieces, which pack into the back rest that in turn also serves as a carry bag. Made from African mahogany and heavy-duty, fully washable canvas.
Weight: 2.6kg. R1 950 made to order.
The full-size Leatherman has been improved with larger knives, stronger pliers, longer wire cutters and all-locking blades. The Leatherman Wave II Multitool is an essential piece of equipment, handy too for the flyfisherman. R1 499.