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Old 16-06-2012, 02:25 PM
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Default Best fishing vest

Im having a look for a new vest as the scierra one im using has seen better days. I was looking at the Airflow outlander vest, it looks the buisness. I like the fact that its mesh as i will be using it for wading and bank fishing. It looks to have plenty of pockets as well for boxes etc.
Has anyone got any other recommendations? Is there anything else worth having a look at.
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Greys GRXI fishing vests are worth a look.There are removable foam fly patches and two built-in retractors for all your tools.Four double pockets on the front, a large double pocket on the back, two spool pockets, two hand warmer pockets and two inside tippet pockets on each side, along with three inside zipped pockets together give an amazing amount of storage. A rod holder with Velcro fastenings and a D-ring on the back for your net. What else do you require?
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Agree with BK, Good jackets with plenty of pockets. Hand warmer pockets are a Godsend on a cold day There are 2 lengths - wading (short) and waist. I prefer the waist length. I don't like the foam fly patch as flies tend to fall out easily. Got rid of mine and replaced it with an orvis fly patch off ebay.
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I went through a whole selection last year looking for the right choice, the Greys GRXI seemed good but for around the same price I got the Snowbee Geo which is outstanding quality and has more features than I can list.

It comes in a shorter wading version too

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I prefer Simms guide G3 fly vest
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Old 17-06-2012, 11:47 AM
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Thanks very much for the info lads, I was going to buy online but i think I will get myself off to the local shop and see if i can find a couple of the ones mentioned and have a closer look. The greys looks as if it would do the job, I also like the look of the simms Simms G3 Fly Fishing Guide Vest 1/2 Price | eBay
I taught they would be more expensive but that's not bad at all.
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Hi Mick. check this out. Don't know what your size is but...
grays grxi fly fishing vest size medium new without tags | eBay
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Cheers for the link but unfortunately im an XL so it would be a wee bit tight
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Simms G3 by a country mile. Expensive but worth it.
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I would tend to think the Snowbee one looks excellent and seems very sensibly put together, and won that test?
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