Strength and simplicity win the CFS battle with this modern take on the classic wading tool.
Lightweight yet highly durable 7075 aluminum tubing with coated stainless steel cable and ribbed closed-cell foam handle
Simple yet firm deployment opens and closes in seconds
Extended closed-cell foam handle for multiple grab heights
Built-in wrist strap, retractor and compression molded sheath
Printed inches for depth gauge, plus replaceable/interchangeable aluminum tip
Deployed length: 54.75 in (140 cm) | Collapsed length: 14 in (35.5 cm)
To deploy: Grip the orange aluminum ring to pull down on the slider shaft until the spring-loaded pin pops out locking the shaft sections together
To collapse: Press the spring-loaded pin allowing the slider shaft to slide up, releasing the tension which holds the shaft sections together. Pull the sections apart and bring each section together to fold and re-sheath.
WEIGHT: With sheath & retractor - 16.85 oz (477.7 g) | Wading staff only - 9.2 oz (260.8 g) ITEM #: PG-13099
Haven’t used it yet. A little awkward to get used to but well made.
Great wading stick
Serious wading needs a serious wading staff. This is a must have on rivers like the North Umpqua and Lower Deschutes, where slipping and falling are not options. Worth every single penny.