We’re not the biggest fans of the madness of retail shopping that happens every Black Friday, and if we are shopping, you’ll likely find us crawling through the fly-tying material sale bucket in the back. However, if you find yourself kicking it at home or getting out on the water, here are a few web deals you can take advantage of this weekend to save big on fly fishing gear!
Hit Up Your Local Fly Shop
Most, if not all, fly shops will be running promotions this weekend. Supporting these small shops is certainly the best way to make sure your dollar goes the farthest, not just for you, but for the family and employees of your hometown shop. Many of these fly shops have the same specials that the larger fly fishing brands are offering, so support your local shop this holiday.
Orvis is joining in on the Cyber Monday action with a big sale featuring up to 60% off a bunch of great gear. While the sale doesn’t have a ton of fly fishing gear, it does feature a some awesome apparel and laying systems, a perfect for a gift to give this holiday season or add to your closet!
Highlight: 30% off Men’s PRO LT Insulated Hoodie
Simms has a wide range of deals on their site this weekend, from an excellent sale on their entire G3 collection to awesome apparel staples. If you’ve been waiting to upgrade and replace your old set of stinky wading boots, now is the time to get in on a great deal for a new set of high-end wading boots.
Highlight: 20% off G3 Guide Wading Boots – Vibram Sole
Costa’s are rarely on sale for this steep a discount, so if you’ve been eyeing up a pair and want to see what’s out there, now’s the time to strike while some of our favorite styles are 30-50% off!
Highlight: Costa Diego 580G Polarized Sunglasses
The Riversmith River Quiver is a staple transporting fly rods, but the release of the SwiftCast Rod Holder designed for rafts has been a game changer. If you’re looking at adding a new system to make your float trip that much more enjoyable, check out the SwiftCast Rod Holder from Riversmith. Save up to 35% off and free shipping to the lower 48.
Highlight: Riversmith SwiftCast Rod Holder
PVC free since 1984, Airflo has some screaming’ deals on new fly lines this holiday season. Whether your fishing tiny dries for picky risers, or need something to get down deep, Airflo is offering up to 40% off on select fly lines this Holiday season.
Highlight: Supeflo Ridge 2.0 Power Taper Fly Line
For the travelin’ man, Sea Run Cases are a great component to the destination lodge you’ve been waiting to go to. With three TSA approved locks, compatible up to four rods loaded, and multiple reels and spare spools, a Sea Run cases is a great gift to give for someone that spends their time on the road.
Exploring water on the weekends can be done many ways. But getting miles in, and water where large watercraft can’t get through is why the 96 Slipstream was invented. NRS Fishing constructed the Slipstream 96 for anglers that don’t want to deal with trailers, and for skinny water you don’t see many people float fishing. Whether you’re looking for a new piece of rubber, or just getting into the float fishing game, the 96 Slipstream is the answer.
Highlight: NRS Slipstream 96 Fishing Raft
Nobody can have enough sun shirts. Whether your out on the skiff searching for tailing bones, or rowing a boat on a western trout river, Choona has some awesome deals this holiday season for you or a loved one!
Highlight: Grayton Lightweight Hoodie
Built by the foundations of commercial fishing, Grundens has released their line of fly fishing, and have some awesome deals this holiday season. If you’re looking for a new set of boots, jacket, bibs, or layering system, be sure to check out their holiday deals!
Highlight: Deck-Boss Ankle Boot
Tampa Bay-based fishing artist, David Danforth is running some great specials on his Etsy website including a BOGO special on all his canvas art pieces. Head to David’s Instagram to take advantage of some of these great deals.
Highlight: Oil Brown Trout on Canvas