It’s just around the corner! I had the privilege of working with my pal, Ray Hutcherson of Sea Level Flyfishing and providing some input into the R&D of this new stripping basket called the “Belly Basket”. I also consulted with my saltwater surf guru and fly fishing bud, Bob Popovics. I haven’t gotten my hands on the new prototype yet, but Ray just put in the mail and hopefully I will have it for the Double Haul Ball next Saturday to show off. I really think this basket will be a winner. Its light, sturdy, and deeper than most baskets on the market. It will fair better in windy conditions, a real concern I have had with all the baskets I have used to date. These baskets should arrive in mid April and will retail for around $85. I think the original order shipping is around 100 baskets so I seriously give Ray a call because i think they be very popular once they hit the states.
new belly basket by sea level…
Categories: New Products Tags: #bellybasket, #sea level fly fishing 3 Comments
3 thoughts on “new belly basket by sea level…”
My stripping basket is a hard plastic. I don’t know how many times I’ve hit my hand on it while stripping line or doing a strip-set. Damn that hurts. Eliminating that problem would be a distinct advantage of and reason to consider the Belly Basket.
PS. I haven’t seen you in a long time. Hope all is well.
Seems to be a little pricy. I go back to the good old day when we strapped a plastic trash can to our waists. Otherwise it looks like a great item.