Hydros Aluminum Pliers

Our aluminum fly fishing pliers are ready to tackle any task on any water.


Crafted of rugged and super-lightweight T6061 aircraft aluminum stock with cutters made of AUS-8 stainless steel with a grooved pattern for the greatest durability and cutting power without the weight. Cuts Spectra™-based lines, mono, and wire easily, and they're corrosion resistant. The ergonomic grip fits the hand perfectly for a non-slip grip even with wet hands. In your choice of two popular sizes. Both handle the toughest cutting and hook-removing jobs. Ocean-blue pliers are 7½" long with stainless-steel cutters, rounded jaws. Olive freshwater pliers are 5½" long with stainless-steel cutters and needle-nose jaws. Sheath and coil lanyard included. Each comes with replacement cutters, wrench, and screws in the package.

Freshwater pliers (olive)
Saltwater pliers (ocean blue)


Overall: Show Rating Distribution 4.9 / 5 based on 13 reviews


13 of 13 reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.

  • 4/5

    Good Pliers BUT.... - 8/5/2014
    By: from Washington

    Out of the box the pliers were everything I was looking for; light weight, came with a lanyard and belt sheath and if I was only rating the pliers it would be 5 stars. However, the first thing I found out was that the belt loop on the sheath was too small to allow my wading belt through. The buckles on the belt are sewn in so I couldn't take the belt apart. It is an easy thing to fix, buy a new belt, the thing is I shouldn't have to. Before I would recommend this to a friend I would caution them about the belt loop.

  • 5/5

    Better than expected - 2/17/2014

    The quality of the tool is impressive and better than expected. Very efficient easy to grip and handle.

  • 5/5


  • 5/5

    Best saltwater pliers. - 1/14/2014
    By: from Northampton

    What a great pair of pliers, light weight but very strong. Fit tightly in to pouch but even if you drop them as a very good lanyard attached. Should get many years use out of them, espially as you actually get a set of replacement blades and jaws with them. Most other pliers I've looked at you had to pay a great deal extra to get them.

  • 5/5

    Worth the Price - 12/27/2013
    By: from Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan
    Top 10 Contributor

    I know this is on the high side for price, but this tool is truly the best pliers I have used on the water. I have the fresh water version, and it is light, sharp, and strong. Highly recommend it.

  • 5/5


  • 5/5

    Exceptional Quality! - 5/23/2013

    Lightweight yet easy to hadle in wet conditions.....

  • 5/5


  • 5/5

    Unmatched Quality - 1/30/2013
    By: from Northborough, MA

    I've used a lot of pliers from other co's over the past 20 plus years and none can compare to my Orvis Hydros Pliers. They are light in weight, fit comfortably in the hand, have excellent cutters with tough jaws for hook removal and cinching down knots...the quality is superb! Included sheath and lanyard are top notch as well!

  • 5/5

    Nice Pliers - 1/4/2013
    By: from Berkley, Mi
    Top 100 Contributor

    I have not had a chance to put these to the test yet, but they seem to be very well made. They are lightweight, comfortable in the hand and the extra set of cutters are a nice feature.

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  • Freshwater Pliers £139.00
  • Saltwater Pliers £159.00
  • Blade £18.50
  • Sheath £18.50
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