Category Archives: PS News

Rod Wraps are Back in Stock!

OPST's popular rod wraps are back and better than ever. They feature a new thumb tab that gives you something to grab on to as you wrap your rod sections. These neoprene and velcro rod wraps consolidate and protect your rod sections for storage in your car or in your boat. They're much more convenient…
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OPST Rainforest Waist Pack

OPST's newly revamped roll top waist/sling pack is the perfect pack for keeping a bunch of gear dry. Constructed of 500 denier PVC, it's a tough, stylish new pack that features zippered pockets on the waist strap, durable UTX buckles, a newly improved bag-strap connection in back, improved drain holes in the small front pocket, and a sling strap. Check out this video showing what the OPST Rainforest Waist Pack can do. Learn more here.

7.5 foot Commando Tips are Here!

For a little while now, we've had excellent OPST sink tips for 11 foot and up rods, we've had great sink tips for short single handers, but we've had a little bit of a gap for the in-between rod lengths of about 9 to 10 feet, plus or minus a foot or two. So we…
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OPST Swing Hooks- Sticky and Strong

At Olympic Peninsula Skagit Tactics, we know that when all is said and done, it is your hook that catches the fish. All of the money you invested in your fly rod, line and reel is for nothing if that hook doesn't penetrate, hold and withstand the strain of the fight. We at OPST have…
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OPST Custom Abel Tools are Here!

OPST has teamed up with Abel, one of the first names in fly fishing reels and tools, to produce custom branded OPST tools. We have limited numbers of their fantastic and bombproof Nippers, Knives, Pliers and Hybrid Hemostats available. If you want a tool that will look stunning and last, look no further.
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Commando Tips are Here!

BRAND NEW! OPST now offers Commando Tips, completing your Pure Skagit Commando Head System from hook to reel. It's a fact that not every hole calls for the fastest, heaviest sink tip. Riffles and shallower runs are extremely important too, especially in high water. In such conditions a shallower, yet still level, sink is the…
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OPST Demo Day with Puget Sound Fly Company

•Commando Head (and Commando Tip!) Demo Day. Saturday, July 23rd. •10-12: Demo on the Puyallup River (no hooks, river is closed) •1-3: BBQ plus parking lot casting at Puget Sound Fly Company We're doing our last OPST Commando Head demo day and BBQ for a little while, with one of our local shops: Puget Sound…
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New Product: Micro Shanks

OPST now offers a trout-sized shank, in the same length as our popular 32mm Steelhead Shank, but thinner to fit smaller beads and cones. Being thinner and lighter, it's also a great choice for topwater flies and skaters. $8 for a pack of 25. Check them out!
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Can your size 4 hook do this?

Can your size 4 hook do this? Mike McGovney was swinging for trout with an OPST Swing Hook when he accidentally hooked a king salmon. Luckily he was on a river with some gargantuan trout so he wasn't too terribly undergunned. If you fish for long enough in king salmon country, this will happen to…
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