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JADJanuary 17th, 2009, 2:45 pm
Alexandria Pa

Posts: 362
Need help finding a good water proof jacket. I have a simms light weight, it fits in a bag 9inx9in and takes up the whole back pocket in my Fish Pond vest(too big). Need a much smaller one that is light and water proof. Any Ideas?

JAD

They fasten red (crimson red) wool around a hook, and fix onto the wool two feathers which grow under a cockís wattles, and which in colour are like wax.
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LamJanuary 17th, 2009, 3:26 pm
Lancaster, PA

Posts: 81
I recently ran across a William Joseph rain jacket. You should check it out. It's very light and compacts well. The cost is anywhere from $68 to $88. In my local shop it's $88 but I saw one on sale somewhere for $68. It has two decent size tackle pockets and two regular pockets. Here is a link to a picture of it: http://www.caddisflyshop.com/wjrj.html

I think I am going to get one.
CaseyPJanuary 17th, 2009, 6:28 pm
Arlington, VA/ Mercersburg, PA

Posts: 653
a couple years back REI had a Sierra Designs one on sale that either went flat into its pocket, about 4x5, or into a beer-can sized bag that had a clip that i put on my wading belt. think it was around $10. not breathable, but it works against showers and cold wind.
"You can observe a lot by watching." Yogi Berra
JADJanuary 18th, 2009, 12:32 pm
Alexandria Pa

Posts: 362
Thanks for the replies.
I ordered a William Joseph 5 oz packable.

JAD

They fasten red (crimson red) wool around a hook, and fix onto the wool two feathers which grow under a cockís wattles, and which in colour are like wax.
Radcliffe's Fishing from the Earliest Times,
LeakywadersJanuary 18th, 2009, 5:54 pm
New England

Posts: 43
I carry a plastic vinyl raincoat. If you have it with you, you don't need it, if you don't have it, you need it.
Drag free??? If the fly didn't drag, I wouldn't know where it was!!

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