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Video: Patagonia Wader Testing Procedure


Patagonia Global Quality Assurance Manager Marty Chapman describes the Patagonia wader testing procedure, a process that ensures that every single pair of waders they make is 100% waterproof when leaving the factory.

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Podcast Interview: Patagonia’s Bart Bonime on River Crampons & Aluminum Bar Wading Boots


Bart Bonime, director of fishing at Patagonia, talks to MidCurrent about product evolution in grippy boot technology and why Yvon Chouinard chose to stick pieces of metal to the bottom of his newest wading boots. The Patagonia River Crampons and … more

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Patagonia 2012 Fly Fishing Collection Wins Six Awards


Patagonia‘s 2012 fly fishing collection has already been recognized with six prestigious awards—a nod to its innovation and quality steeped in the company’s fly fishing heritage. Read the full press release in the extended entry.

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Patagonia Provisions: Salmon Jerky

Clothing and gear company Patagonia is wading into the smoked fish market with three varieties of wild salmon Jerky. Patagonia says, “Working with Skeena Wild, a Canadian fish conservation organization, we’ve identified sustainable, in-river fisheries that use tangle-tooth nets, beach … more

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Patagonia Partners With Ebay

Outdoor clothing maker Patagonia has partnered with Ebay in what they are calling the Common Threads Initiative. The company wants people to Reduce the amount of clothing you buy, Repair what’s broken, Reuse — sell or pass on older gear, … more

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New Apparel from Patagonia


River Salt Jacket Patagonia claims the River Salt Jacket is its toughest, most durable fishing shell constructed with H2NO wader fabric, a 100 percent waterproof and breathable material that performs well in harsh conditions. Features include three coated, water-repellent front … more

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New Packs from Patagonia


Sweet Fish Pack Patagonia says that this is the ultimate pack for travel or for angling that requires extended hiking. Ideal for backcountry trout, steelhead, surf or flats fishing, the Sweet Fish Pack is made from an 840-denier 100 percent … more

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Patagonia’s Lightest Waders, River Crampons, and Rock Grip Wading Boots


Rio Azul Waders In early 2012, Patagonia will release its Rio Azul Waders, billed as the company’s lightest, most packable wader ever. Designed for the traveling or backcountry angler who requires lightweight performance, the Rio Azul waders feature a 4L … more

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Patagonia Launches New Wader Line

Rio Gallegos Waders In addition to redesigning their Guidewater and Watermaster waders for 2011 (see below), Patagonia has unveiled the brand new Rio Gallegos waders.  This versatile and durable wader features a new EZ Lock Slider suspension system that is … more

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2011 Patagonia Vests and Packs

Patagonia will be adding an assortment of new vests and packs to their product line for 2011. Stealth Hip Pack The first is the versatile Stealth Hip Pack. This pack provides function and performance for the minimalist angler. $89 River … more

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