Simms, the brand we all know and love have just released their brand new line for the fall of 2021. As we all know, fly anglers are gear junkies. If you are looking for a reason to stay out on the water longer this fall your reasoning has come in the form of Simms 2021 Fall Collection. From base layers to well-designed sling packs, this new collection was designed for the dedicated angler who also enjoys looking their best on the water. On top of these sweet new pieces of gear, we just got in a massive haul of boots and waders. Although summer is not over yet, cooler months are just around the corner, so make sure you are prepared for one of the best seasons of the year.
Smooth to the touch and almost weightless in hand, the Simms Thermal 1/4 Zip will become a staple in your cold-weather arsenal. Designed for your coldest days on the water, this 1/4 Zip Top adds extra warmth when needed and is a perfect option when layered underneath your favorite puffy or rain shell. The expertly designed gridded-fleece interior works to trap in heat and adds that next to skin warmth that is necessary when you are experiencing cold days on the water.
If you have found yourself searching for one hoody to wear all winter. The Heavyweight Baselayer Hoody has you covered. Designed to be worn next to skin or, over your favorite lightweight baselayer on those extremely cold days, this jacket will keep you warm all day long and keep away unwanted moisture. The elastane micro gid fleece is finished with an antimicrobial moisture management system that is designed to keep away moisture and keep your jacket smelling fresh no matter how many times you forget to wash it.
If you are anything like myself, when the lower part of my body gets cold, it might as well be game over. Simms, designed their new Thermal Bottoms so that situation never arises. Their smooth face grid design mirrors that of their thermal quarter zip and is designed to be worn next to skin. These thermals pair perfectly when worn underneath a pair of G3 or G4 waders and will leave you forgetting that it is the middle of winter.
If you are someone who brings the calvary whenever they hit the water, the Simms Freestone Hip Pack is for you. Boasting a rigid and robust front frame this bag is designed to be used and can handle just about anything you can throw at it. As spacious as a minivan this hip pack can hold a handful of fly boxes, a large water bottle, or your favorite lightweight jacket. The bag also comes equipped with a MOLLE system that makes attaching your desired accoutrements a breeze. Made with 330D Nylon Ripstop Fabric this pack is made to be used and abused. Using 330D Simms cuts down on fabric weight while keeping the same rigidity and durability when compared to something like a heavyweight 1000D Cordura fabric. Although not submersible, thanks to their use of 200D Polyester liner you can expect your gear to dry quickly when water inevitably splashes on your bag. or you get caught in a summer shower or a winter dusting.
Designed for a productive day on the water, The Freestone sling is designed with a molded compression workstation and a massive main compartment of storage (12L). This bag once again boasts the 330D Nylon Ripstop fabric and 200D Nylon Ploy liner that is in the Simms Freestone Hip pack. Weighing in at only 1.8lbs this pack I designed to be worn all day and not impede a day full of casting.
Small but mighty. The Simms Tributary sling pack was made for those quick trips to the water after work or for those half days on a river you have dialed in. Although lightweight this pack boasts 600D recycled polyester shell fabric that can withstand your worst bushwhacking trips. With 10L of space and a streamlined smooth exterior. Their fully integrated net sheath can hold just about any net you need for your day on the water.