Caldwell, ID – Fishing, like football, is a game of inches. An inch either way means winning or losing a tournament, boxing a fish for dinner…or returning it to the drink. Inches also matter when you’re packing for fishing on-the-go.
Fully considered, EGO Fishing hatches the tactical Tackle Box Sling Pack (Kryptek PONTUS and Kryptek TYPHON). It, like all EGO creations, solves real world fishing challenges with exceptional design and tactical precision for the savvy angler.
Let’s begin with the elephant in the room – the sling design. Supreme mobility can be hampered by the clumsy double shoulder straps on the typical backpack style tackle bag. Sometimes difficult to even get both arms through, once in place, the pack often slides down one shoulder or the other, especially if you’re not cut like Gronk or Kelsey.
Conversely, EGO’s Tackle Box Sling Pack’s innovative single strap design quickly humps over your head and one shoulder, and then instantly settles in place as the strap crosses your chest and pack relaxes on your back. The pack’s weight immediately distributes evenly. The quick-carrying-comfort is stunning.
The strap itself is padded and wide in profile – not cutting into your shoulder – and features a sturdy quick-clip for releasing. Completing the Tackle Box Sling Pack’s carrying capacity, you’ll appreciate a padded handle on top for quick toting.
Overall construction is at the heart of the Tackle Box Sling Pack, too. The tactical and technical exterior utilizes robust 1000D Nylon fabric with PVC backing – the tough stuff – to minimize wear and tear. Toughness continues with wide-toothed zippers, which are protected by fabric overlays. But even the best-of-the-best zippers are of no use if they can’t be easily opened and closed. To this, EGO gave the Tackle Box Sling Pack hearty zipper pulls, ones you can grab or pull with a single inserted finger.
Those valuable inches are further realized in the pack’s external storage and features. Its front sports a trifecta of zippered compartments. The shallow main partition can harbor technology like an iPad, while its two additional mesh zippered slots can hold your smartphone, keys, etc. Atop the main partition are a pair of full-featured, zippered pouches with ample storage for sunglasses and fishing sundries. The front is finished with laser-cut MOLLE (Modular Lightweight Load-Carrying Equipment) slots for fishing tools. Lastly, you’ll appreciate the exterior’s elastic water bottle pouch and rod/reel combo holder.
Every internal inch of EGO’s Tackle Box Sling Pack is contemplated, too. First, it opens to reveal three included 3700-size utility tackle trays – accommodating more than enough tackle for an excursion. Moreover, the trays are kept snug with a clever securing strap. The underside of the compartment lid is fully-realized as well. With handiness in mind, EGO added four magnetic points for hanging hooks and lighter tackle, as well as a pair of soft strips for holding baits. In aggregate, the area performs as an impromptu workbench for rigging. Simply ingenious…
Such overarching tactical technology also begged for complementary looks. EGO did so by partnering with Kryptek. The edgy patterns are inspired by artillery camouflage netting and proven to be the most effective camouflage available by the U.S. Department of Defense. EGO’s Tackle Box Sling Pack is available in Kryptek PONTUS and TYPHON.
- 1000D Nylon fabric with PVC backing
- Large tooth, easy-use zippers
- Large zipper pulls
- Three 3700-size tackle trays included
- Tray securing strap
- Rod & reel holder
- Water bottle pouch
- Triple zippered storage on front
- MOLLE loops for quick fastening of accessories
- Padded, contoured shoulder strap
- Padded back
- Padded grab handle
- Magnetic lure holder inside top
- 11” L x 9” W x 16” H
ABOUT EGO Fishing
Fourteen years ago, EGO Fishing set out on a simple mission – to develop a better fishing landing net solution that addressed the many functional and performance problems that existed with the traditional products. What started out as a small landing net company has now grown into the innovation leader in the fishing net and accessories category of the sport fishing industry. EGO products are sold at most major sporting goods retail chains and are carried by a large network of distributors and independent dealers in the United States. Distribution has also grown internationally to include countries such as Canada, Russia, South Africa, South Korea and Japan.