Recap: A few South Carolina boys packed up and headed to the Pacific Northwest, setting up our base camp at The South Fork Lodge, which is built directly on a dramatic bend of the world-famous Snake River in scenic Swan Valley, Idaho.
These redfish guys had no idea what was in store, but drift boats, trout, and cooler temps sounded like just what the doctor ordered after a long hot summer. The new fall Marsh Wear line was about to drop, and we could not think of a better way to test some of the new fly-fishing apparel than a trip down the Snake with variable weather conditions.
From the time the boats were launched with guides Ryan and Jordan, it was on. A few mending lessons for us saltwater boys, and we were rocking and rolling downstream.
The new Rutledge Jacket was a trip favorite, with conditions switching back and forth from sunny and brisk, to cloudy and cold.
With the guides explaining that the rain made for a great topwater bite, we didn’t let the downpour on day-two stop us either. The Eclipse Jacket held up to its 10K waterproof rating and kept us dry all day.
All in all, fish were caught, sights were seen, beers were drank, and friendships were made. The new fall fishing apparel held its own in the elements of the Northwest, and we hope to be back soon!
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