Gale Force Waist Pack

Stay comfortable and well prepared with our fly fishing waist pack.


Free yourself from the weight on your shoulders and put it on your hips. The new Gale Force fly fishing Waist Pack features an adjustable waist belt with load-lifting suspension system. A perforated foam and ergonomically shaped neck pad ensures comfort and breathability for wearing as a chest pack, but detaches for easy removal. Durable zinger attachment with magnets underneath to catch tools. Fly fishing waist pack features one large compartment with interior organization for ample storage. Front weather-resistant zip pocket. Carry handle with comfortable rubber grip. 11"H x 7"L x 5"D; 385 cu. in. Weighs 14.5 ounces.

Fully Loaded Pack Includes:

  • 1 Mini Nipper
  • 3 SS Knotless Leaders 2 pack (sizes 3,4,5)
  • 1 Floatant Combo Pack
  • 1 Mesh Leader Wallet
  • 1 Perfect Drift Strike Indicators
  • 1 Wire Cord Zinger
  • 1 M2 Lock and Load Fly Box
  • 1 SS Tippet Material 40M Spool (sizes 4,5,6)
  • 2 Rising Trout Selection (sizes 1,2)
  • 1 Tungsten Putty
  • 1 Micro Scissor Forceps
  • Reviews

    Overall: Show Rating Distribution 4.4 / 5 based on 16 reviews


    16 of 16 reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.

    • 4/5

      Great Pack, but..... - 3/5/2015
      By: from Inwood, WV

      I bought the waist pack to go with the backpack for hiking treks in the Shenandoah for native brookies and battling the spring weather as well as to use solo for the around the corner lakes and ponds in WV. I am an XXL guy, 44-46 waist and the straps do not extend big enough for me to buckle by about 6 inches, but if you put it with back pack and shorten everything up it is a really workable tandem for a larger guy. I contacted Orvis customer service and was transferred to a couple of specialists as I wanted to see if I could get some extra large Male and female buckles and the smaller ones to along with some large and small nylon so that I could rig my own extenders and attachments. But my questions were never addressesed and I was never gotten back to by customer service as I was told I would be.

    • 5/5

      good stuff - 3/4/2015
      By: from Chickamauga, GA

      The bag is lightweight and comfortable.It's right sized and fully waterproof.Perfect for flats wading and does not restrict casting.

    • 4/5

      Gale Force Waist Pack - 11/27/2014
      By: from Ottawa, Canada

      Just received waist pack this week and immediately headed to the Salmon River in Pulaski to catch the end of Steelhead. Water was high and fast and of course these were great conditions to test the Gale Force. After about an hour came the "slip". Saved the rod, no damage to self, but I ended up in water to past my butt. Gale Force did what I bought it for...kept everything dry. Perfect. It is smaller than other packs, but I don't want that much weight on my hips and I only have a few precious items to keep dry anyway. Invest in some Orvis convertible waders and there's another great waterproof pouch in the waders. Good spots for accessories...biners for wading staff, fly patch, zingers, etc. This pack is a great and reliable fishing partner.

    • 5/5

      Best Waste Pack for your $$$ - 11/26/2014
      By: from Clearlake, CA

      I found after much research that the GF Pack and the GF Waist Pack were the most versatile combination on the market, the price was very cost effective, also. I am happy with both.

    • 4/5


    • 5/5

      Buy it! - 3/24/2014
      By: from Rochester, NY

      A great waist pack for every type of angler. I love the fact that it's water resistant. This pack will stay dry when wading in high water situations and heavy rains. I have owned them all and this pack is the best. Inside construction could be better by way of more pockets and dividers. Buy it!

    • 5/5

      Nice little pack - 1/20/2014
      By: from Baltimore, MD

      This is a great little pack for spending a few hours on the river. Holds all the essentials plus has room for a sandwich and small bottled drink. I've had it for nearly two years with no problems. It doubles as a chest pack or waist pack.

    • 4/5

      verify size - 1/10/2014

      this bag is listed 385 cu in the similar simms bag for same price is listed af 384 cu in. is approx. 1.5 times the capacity

    • 5/5

      Gale Force - 5/28/2013
      By: from Raleigh, NC

      I own the backpack and chest pack. They are great for a full day on the water when the weather can change in an instant. I pack my rain gear and extra tackle in the pack, and the tackle I am using in the chest pack. It is a great system!

    • 5/5

      Another great product. - 11/30/2012
      By: from Phoenix, AZ
      Top 250 Contributor

      My new ORVIS GALE FORCE WAIST PACK is perfect for my day trips on the water. It's the right size for bring what I need while fishing away from the rest of flyfishing gear in my truck. Everything is kept dry and I can find things with ease with the inter net pockets.

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    • Gale Force Waist Pack £89.00
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