Try Group Packaging Foam Fish Boxes
These Foam Fish Boxes are new for 2016 and are available in a 65-pound capacity model, the AS2, or a 25-pound capacity model, the FB5. Both boxes are airline-approved and well-designed to keep products frozen for up to three days. The foam box provides the best insulation possible and is recommended for longer trips to keep items frozen longer than other fish boxes. These boxes are available at many retailers in Alaska.
Arctic Ice Chillin’ Cradle
This product is the latest innovation from Arctic Ice to keep your beverage of choice colder than ice while keeping your cooler neat and organized for any outing. The Chillin’ Cradle uses high-performance phase-change material housed within a unique design to maximize surface area contact with bottles or cans to keep your drinks colder longer with no wet mess or waste of water. The unique curved design comfortably cradles many sizes of cans or bottles. The Chillin’ Cradle is an excellent choice for keeping sodas, sports drinks, beer or wine chilled for any occasion.
OPST Sink Tip Wallet
OPST’s new Sink Tip Wallet keeps your sink tips and leaders neatly organized. With nylon resin mesh to facilitate drainage and a Velcro close, it is immune to the corrosion common in zippered sink-tip wallets. Unique polyester line ID tabs allow you to label, sort and identify your sink tips. Plus, it’s black and it looks cool. Its dimensions are 5 x 4 inches.
Polar Fire Rod, Reel and Accessory Hard Storage Case
New from Polar Fire is an an incredibly sturdy, yet amazingly lightweight, soft-sided hard case that features rigid sidewalls to prevent crushing all securely stitched within a reinforced, water-resistant polyester oxford outer lining. Felt-padded, fully-adjustable divider strips inside the case allow customized storage configurations for assembled combos or the ability to pack rod and reels separately, all while organizing a variety of accessories, too. It can be carried using the riveted handle or the adjustable, padded shoulder straps, and the built-in window identification tag is handy when traveling.
Grizzly Coolers Grizzly 60
rizzly Coolers are super-strong and very well-insulated. They come in four different sizes, the 16, 60, 150 and 400, and are made of rotationally molded plastic. Double-wall construction sandwiches Ecomate foam, which creates coolers that can keep ice for 19 days (based on testing the 400), and bears out for a lifetime. The 150 and 400 have been certified bear-resistant by the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee when combined with two shackle padlocks. We just received the 60 and are immediately impressed with the ruggedness of the design. It’s 28.5 inches wide by 20 inches deep by 19.75 inches tall and weighs 25.75 pounds. The manufacturer estimates capacity of the 60 at 48 pounds of fish or game, 78 12-ounce cans, 42 12-ounce bottles or 40 20-ounce bottles. Grizzly coolers come with a lifetime warranty.
Umpqua Deadline 3500
A great new combination pack and wader bag perfect for day-trips into lakes or rivers, or when used as a carry-on bag for fly-out adventures. One of the best features of this product is the customizable wet- and dry storage, which can store boots, waders, gear and extra clothing easily in the large, 3500-cubic-inch capacity. The waterproof tarpaulin face allows you to throw this bag on wet ground without worrying about mucking up your gear. Available online through Angler’s Workshop.
Silver Horde Tackle Trapper
MSRP: $14.99 for a two pack
Introducing the newest in tackle storage and organization, the Silver Horde Tackle Trapper will keep your lure safe and secured during transport while still attached to the line. With this device, the lure and flasher slide into the Tackle Trapper and secure the combo to the rod while still attached to the reel and line. Place the lure and flasher in the pouch, attach to the rod and secure with hook and loop fastener. The Tackle Trapper can also be used for storage and organization of gear.
P-Line Utility Box
The P-Line Utility Box provides 20 different compartments in a 3 1/2-inch by 6-inch box. Travel light and bring a selection of flies, beads, split-shot and hooks in one compact container. Grab some leader and tippet material, rod and reel, your Leatherman and hit the water. When there are miles to be covered by foot, get your essentials into one box and avoid the temptation to overload your wading jacket.
Chinook Outdoor Gear Glacier Bag
MSRP: $189.95 for 22-inch by 52-inch bag
The Chinook Outdoor Gear Glacier Bag is a unique kill bag in that it is designed to work with Techni Ice. The bag comes with two sheets of ice for each side and will hold four per side if more cooling is needed. The bag will easily hold 12 coho and from 4- to 8 Chinook, depending on size. The bag is constructed of heavy white vinyl with ½-inch insulation surrounding the bag. It features center handles, handles at both ends, tie-down D-rings and D-rings for a shoulder strap. The closure is a heavy YKK semi-dry zipper. Cleaning the bag is very simple; stand the bag on end and hose it out. After heavy use, a mild soap may be used.
Coleman Esky Series
MSRP: $339.99 to $749.99
Coleman has entered the high-end cooler marketplace with a strong product offering in the Esky series of coolers. These coolers are built tough to handle the abuses that an outdoorsman can deliver and are constructed with significant insulation to keep items cold for days longer than a normal cooler. Among the many notable features are an integrated cutting board, fish ruler and storage basket, as well as an antimicrobial additive in the cutting board and cooler liner to resist odor, mold and mildew. The Esky series includes eight models: 55-, 85-, 135- and 205-quart sizes in two colors, UV white or khaki.
OPST Rainforest Waist Pack
OPST’s Rainforest Waist Pack is a return to the roll-top design that many people favor. Unlike a temporarily waterproof zipper, the OPST design’s key feature—a roll-sealed, Velcro and buckle closure—is impervious to corrosion. Just the right amount of accessories complete this affordable bag, including a sectioned insert for gear organization and interior protection, a zippered front pocket with drain holes and a sling strap, in addition to a durable UTX main buckle. If you’re looking for a truly waterproof waist pack with just the right amount of features, check out the Rainforest Waist Pack.