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Old 01-01-18, 09:07 AM   #1
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Default Carabiners, lanyards, clips, rings, retractors...

I don't wear a vest and carry a shoulder sling with a wading staff, rod holder, stringer and net tethered to my wading belt and line clips/pliers on my inside wader pocket. I worry more about getting tangled in my own stuff than slipping on a rock.

How do you guys safely carry all your gear?
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Old 01-01-18, 11:56 AM   #2
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I don't wear a vest and carry a shoulder sling with a wading staff, rod holder, stringer and net tethered to my wading belt and line clips/pliers on my inside wader pocket. I worry more about getting tangled in my own stuff than slipping on a rock.

How do you guys safely carry all your gear?
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Old 01-02-18, 07:54 AM   #3
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Leave everything except the line clips and pliers at the house. My PFD has 2 pockets. Anything that won’t fit doesn’t come.
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I wear a vest when wading. Nippers, forceps, etc are on a zinger. The Springfield .45 is on my belt, right side, spare magazine in right hip pocket.
The .45 is part of my gear. Always.
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Iíve pretty much gone as minimalistic as you can with only a fishing shirt for my fly boxes. My tippet spools hang across from the suspender clips on my waders and Nips and Hemo the same. Thought about a lanyard but itís too jangly. I do have a drawstrick bag for a jacket/water/snacks which is conveniently out of the way. My net hangs either from the loop on my shirt or from the hole I made in the bag. In the summer, when wet wading my tippet spools hang From two buttons on my shirt and I use these for anything extra I need to attach.
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