Get the gear Alec uses on his adventures. all products listed I have bought and use on a regular basis, unless otherwise stated.
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From Orivs, Bass Pro and other fine retailers
Fly rods (Orvis)
Recon Orvis 5-weight 9′ 4-piece fly rod outfit (with reel and line)
Recon Orvis 8-weight 9′ 4-piece fly rod outfit (with reel and line)
Orvis Clearwater 6 weight 9′ 4-piece
Mostly a back-up rod for me, but the Clearwater series has been in my main arsenal for years, but recently upgrading to Recon.
Hands down the best fly rod you can buy for the money, this well-appointed series includes rods to cover every angler.
Fly Reels (Orvis)
Currently have the matching reels for the Orvis rods above, complete with backing and line.
Waders & Accessories
Simms wading Boots
Grundens Men’s 12” Deck Boot | Durable, Waterproof
great boots for offshore fishing, keep feet dry and comfy all day long
EDC- Gerber Fastball EDC Folding Knife
Hunting / survival –GERBER StrongArm Fixed Blade Knife
The do anything, go everywhere tool. Got to love them. Got to have them. There are many brands on the market but my two favorite are Leatherman Wave and Gerber Centerdirve .
Fly fishing accessories
Flies (TBD in Alaska)
from Amazon and Orvis
foul weather gear
cold weather gear
Vortex 8×42 Binoculars
these are amazing binoculars for wildlife and scenery
Buck Knife – 110 Folding Hunter Lock-back Knife, Brass Bolsters, Ebony Handles, 3-3/4″ 420HC Clip Point Blade with Leather Sheath
My personal favorite and go to field knife for all my adventures from the Rocky Mountains to the Everglades.
Hunting Knife – I take a personalized Gerber Strong Arm, With a full tang, 420HC steel blade and rubberized diamond-texture grip, this is a knife you can rely on.
Swiss Army knives
Victornox Swiss Army knives are amazing little EDC tools. I own at least a dozen Swiss Army knives and a few collectables as well. Again, for EDC, travel, car, first aid kit (think scissors and tweezers) camping, hiking and picnics (open wine bottles)
Favorite of all the Swiss Army knives: Swiss Army Huntsman
Navigation & Communications
Two-Way Global SMS Text Messenger & Email, Emergency SOS Alerting, Check-in & GPS Location – Android iOS Smartphone Accessory
CaseSack case for ZOLEO Satellite Communicator, Black with Green Zip to Match ZOLEO, mesh Accessory Pocket, Large Handy case for More Accessories
Handheld Satellite Communicator with Topo Maps and GPS Navigation
maps (water proof)
Watch – Rolex Explorer II Polar
more to be added an d tested!
Fishing & Outdoor Clothing
From Orvis, Bass Pro and Filson
to be added as purchased and tested
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