Love riding your bike to that perfect fishing hole? Want to bring along your fishing gear for your next bike packing adventure? If so, the new Swift Industries x Tenkara collaboration might be just what the angler ordered. Available in just the Elwha Pack or with an entire Elwha Pack & Swift Rod combo, the gear is a compact way to make sure the next one won’t get away.
The Elwha pack itself is part handle bar bag, part hip pack, and part tackle box. Built with straps on top to attach to your handlebars, and straps on the bottom to hold your rode container, the inside is packed with organizer pockets for fly fishing kit, sunscreen, maps, and a small jacket. If you need more storage, you can add up to two Swift Sidekick pouches which attach to the Molle webbing on the sides. Made from 1000D cordura with a Dynyeema ripstop liner and waterproof YKK zippers, the bag sells empty for $120.
However, if you want the whole package, you can get the bag and the Swift x Tenkara rod package for $270. The rod is a simple ultra light 5:5 action fly rod that’s ideal for 6-18″ fish, and of course there’s a custom color for the Swift version. The kit includes the rod, flies, line holder, and tippet plus the bag to get you ready to start casting some lines.