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Abel SDF

Abel Fly Reels

20/20 Magnetic Tippet Threader


Lost Coast Outfitters Trucker Cap


Fly fishing will take you to some of the most beautiful places in the world. You will encounter everything from extreme heat to arctic conditions. Even in the same day you can get sunny warm to to freezing cold temps. It's important that the you have the right gear to stay comfortable and fish longer. Below is a selection of fly fishing apparel that we have tested and believe in.
Bauer RVR Fly Reel

Bauer Fly Reels

Lost Coast Outfitters Gift Certificate

Best Selling Products

Beulah 13'2" 7 wt Spey Rod

Beulah Fly Rods

Caddis Flies

Caddis Flies

Caddisflies are relatively large aquatic insects that provide hungry trout with an excellent source of nutritional protein. There are literally thousands of species of caddis across the globe so it's often helpful to generalize caddis by their color and size; an angler would have to have a thousand fly boxes to match every local species of caddis. Here are the Caddis fly patterns that fill our fly boxes.

California Flies

Premium flies designed by California tiers for California rivers.
Campfire Collection

Campfire Collection

Simms Fish Whistle


Simms Dry Creek Boat Bag - Medium

Carry On Luggage

Burkheimer Vintage Build Spey Rod 8134-4

CF Burkheimer Fly Rods

Surf Fly Fishing Outfit

Echo Fly Rods

Einarsson 9 Plus Fly Reel

Einarsson Fly Reel


Oddly enough, giving San Francisco quick and easy access to the essentials is why we opened Lost Coast Outfitters. These are the items that you run out of and forget to get until you are leaving for your trip. All of these Items are guaranteed in stock and available for same day delivery.
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Farlex 3 3/4 S handle 2-way

Farlex fly Reel

Filson Medium Duffle Bag Navy  - 1


Filson Tin Packer Hat Green

Filson Apparel

Filson Medium Duffle Bag Navy  - 1

Filson Luggage

Fishpond Switchback Wading Belt System

Fishpond Luggage

Fishpond - Chaco Native Flip Flop

Fishpond Wading

A.K's Western March Brown




Loon Aquel Floatant

Floatants and Shakes

Fly Boxes

Fly Boxes

A Guide's Guide to Fly Fishing Mistakes

Fly Fishing Books and DVDs

Below is a collection of our favorite fly fishing books and DVDs. We have watched or read all of the fly fishing books and DVDs below.

Fly Fishing
Maps &
River Guides
Fly Fishing
History & Politics
Books & DVDs

Fly Fishing For Steelhead

Fly Fishing For Steelhead

Fly fishing for Steelhead is an incredibly rewarding experience. However it is usually not without some suffering (if

you can call it that.) From the rainy coast of California, Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia to the freezing

reaches of the more inland rivers, Steelhead inhabit some pretty extraordinary places. Steelheaders will endure some harsh

conditions to tie into a Steelhead. Here is collection of gear that is designed for and endorsed by the top Steelheading

guides in Pacific North West.


Loon UV Kit

Fly Fishing Glue

Fly Fishing Hats

Fly Fishing Hats

Fly Fishing Indicators

Fly Fishing Indicators

Fly Fishing Jackets

Fly Fishing Jackets

It's no secret to hardcore fly anglers, some of the best fishing trips involve anything and everything but great weather, and heading to the water without the right fly fishing-specific outerwear and jacket can mean the difference between a great morning and a bad one. Planning an appropriate apparel strategy for a fly fishing adventure is important to maintaining comfort when on the water, but it can also ensure personal safety in harsh environments. Modern advancements in the outdoor clothing industry have been nothing short of incredible, and these highly technical improvements in garments' breathability, heat and moisture management, as well as water- and wind-proofing, have not been lost on the fly fishing gear world. At Lost Coast Outfitters, we carry a premier selection of top-performing and field-tested outerwear and jackets for fly fishing from today's best manufacturers like Simms, Patagonia, and Filson. Prepare yourself for wind, rain, sleet, and snow; the fish you chase call their water home, and so should you.

Simms Guide Mid Pant

Fly Fishing Layering

Fly Fishing Leaders

Fly Fishing Leaders

A Leader is what you connect to the end of your fly line. Generally, this is achieved with a loop to loop connection. When choosing a leader you will want to consider a number of factors. first, whether you want a leader made nylon of fluorocarbon. They both have advantages and disadvantages. Let's start with nylon, nylon leader will float and are well suited for beginners because they are less expensive and they maintain 80% of their break strength when an unintentional knot (usually and overhand knot sometimes called a wind knot) is put into it. Nylon also knots well as it is a softer material and tends to bond well with its self. Nylon because it is soft tends not to be very abrasion resistant and is prone to breakage in this way. Choose mono for sections of leader you want to float. Fluorocarbon, fluoro for short, is a better choice subsurface because it sinks, becomes nearly invisible underwater, and is more abrasion resistant. Fluoro is the natural choice when nymphing or other subsurface fishing for these reasons. Fluoro, unlike mono, will drop to about 20% of its break strength if a 'wind knot' is put into it. The next thing to consider is the length of your leader. Long leaders are tougher to cast but are better for wary fish as they put more distance between your fly and your fly line. If you have a large wind resistant fly you need the power from the fly line to cast the fly and straighten the leader. So for a grasshopper pattern, we would recommend a 7.5ft 3x leader and for a tiny mayfly on a clear slow-moving spring creek, we would recommend 12ft 6x leader. Catch our drift?
Patagonia Stealth Atom Fly Fishing Sling Pack 15L - Light Bog

Fly Fishing Luggage

Patagonia Stealth Atom Fly Fishing Sling Pack 15L - Light Bog

Fly Fishing Packs

Simms Guide Mid Pant

Fly Fishing Pants

Simms G4 Wading Jacket

Fly Fishing Rain Jackets

Fly Fishing Shirts

Fly Fishing Shirts

Fly Fishing Tools

Fly Fishing Tools