To many of you it will be no surprise that we have some sponsors that have played a major roll in helping us to get to where we are now. If it weren’t for them the Nationals Team would have more than likely crashed and burned many years ago. While we have had our fair share of ups and downs, and we even had our website go down for a duration of time we have always had our sponsorships help us out with more things than we can even count.
A Big Thank You!
They have all been so insightful and information throughout the entire process and without them and their guidance we honestly don’t know where we would be today. The one that has helped us to get over some many hurdles and growing pains is ProFishingGearReviews. Without them we wouldn’t have any of the fishing gear and tackle that they have so generously supplied us. And we wouldn’t have the knowledge of which gear our team should use and what gear should be left behind.
The guys over their are so informational and respectful. No matter how many times we would reach out to them they would always make sure to make some time to talk with us directly. No matter how busy they were, they would always make time. It’s people like that that truly make a difference and have lasting effects on some many people.
This is just a quick shout out to those guys! If you’d like to reach out to them you can visit their website here: (http://profishinggearreviews.com/) and get in touch with them through their contact page!
Now we will get into the nitty gritty of the fly gear we are currently using. You might be amazed at the gear we use. Even though we have some of the best sponsors currently out there, we don’t use the most high tech or up to date fishing gear. We still like to keep in simple, we’re more old school than most.
We’re kind of old school
To begin, we all use the same old waders we’ve been using for the past decade. Some of us use Cabela’s while others use White River waders. They’re nothing fancy but they get the job done, and in all honesty, they just don’t happen to have that big of a correlating factor when it comes to actually being a good fly fishing angler. Sorry to be the barer of bad new, but your fishing waders won’t make or break you.
When it comes to our rods and reels, these are two things that we keep very up to date. We all use the same fly rod and reel, so we can have uniformity across the team and it makes it easier for us to bring spare rods and reels in case something happens. We all have 100% interchangeable parts so it makes it much easier on our team captain if something happens to someone gear.
It also makes it much easier on our sponsors. They simply need to make sure they send out a specific number if pieces and they’re good to go. Overall it simply makes it easier on everyone.
chucks the fly tying wizard
When it comes to the flies we use that is completely situational on which river were fishing, the season and the type of fishing were going after. But, in regards to the flies, we have on of our teammates that makes them all for us. Chuck is a truly amazing fly fisherman and he has the most disciple and dedication over any other angler we have ever met. He is an amazing fly tier and he can easily knock out the entire teams flies in a weekend, something that would take us all weeks to finish or cost us hundreds of dollars if we were to purchase them all separately.
In regards to the fishing line and leader we use, we use White River. They were our sponsor many years ago (they have since left) but while they were sponsoring us they very graciously gave us more fly fishing line and leader than we could ever use in a lifetime. Because of this we’ve been using this stuff up for the past few years. Until we run out, or the line and leader become outdated, we’ll keep on using it!
Overall, we don’t use any of the new, ‘high tech’ gear out on the market.For the most part we’re just a bunch of old stubborn men that are all suck in our ways and disagree on everything! Joking, on and off the water were all like brothers and fly fishing only brings us all closer.
We would once again like to thank all of our sponsors from the bottom of our heart. We can’t believe how luck we are to have all of you helping us get to the top on fishing competition at a time. We’d also like to thank all of you for taking the time to visit our website and read over this content. We can’t believe that there are people out there that are truly curious about the things we do, and love. Thanks again and we hope you continue reading over the information on our website and continue to come back to read over the new content we add to the website.