Fishpond Summit Sling
Ratings & Reviews
After trying out the Simms Waypoints Sling Pack and being very disappointed, this pack is what I have always wanted in the sling design. The pack stays securely in place without shifting on your hips, which was the downfall of the Simms. There are loops, hooks, and attachment points everywhere. The front strap offers plenty of storage without having to always reach around for stuff on the back of the pack. Highly recommended!
This sling or nothing
This is a cute very functional fishing bag. I like the look and the ideas they have with this design. The outside pocket is very handy on the water and although I would prefer it to be a little larger. Water bottle pocket. Noticed that really like this bag, when you go through the woods to my favorite places.
Well constructed, versatile
After having used traditional vests, various chest pack designs, backpacks and combinations of these, I decided to try the sling pack approach. Researched all the packs out there and narrowed it down to the Simms Waypoints small or the Fishpond Summit Sling. Getting guidance that the Summit Sling likely had more capacity, I went with this Summit Sling. The Summit Sling is well constructed and you can tell a lot of thought went into the design. Filled it to get perspective and it definitely has the capacity I need for a full day around the water: water bottle, rain jacket or extra layer(s), camera/phone, snacks/food, at least 2 or 3 fly boxes, on stream essentials, etc. all fit.The front strap has velcro, hook and zinger attachment points. I thought this would be a great way to carry some tippet, nippers, forceps and maybe a small fly box right at hand in front of me. In practice, I find Zingers, etc. do attach fine and velcro holds strong. BUT, the strap is at an angle so th