BlackStrap produces quality outdoor products since 2008. They have found their way to the fly-fishing shops in the USA, but are not known too well in Europe as yet. Below are some of the products in their range.
Text and pictures Rudy van Duijnhoven
The BlackStrap Daily Tube is your multi-functional tool against the elements. Designed for the outdoors, this lightweight, highly breathable, sun mask keeps you cool in the blistering sun, dries quickly when damp and adds thermal warmth for cutting cold winds. Another important issue is UV protection, sunburns should now be a thing of the past. The Daily Tubes are “Made in the USA” in a lot of designs, general colour combinations but also designs from artists like Rachel Pohl and Vaughn Cochran. MSRP from $ 19,99.
The Guide Gloves are machine washable, have an ergonomic finger design and offer 96% UV protection. Made with Woven Synthetic Suede, they are antimicrobial and available in custom colours too. MSRP from $ 34,99.
The Stripping Guards are made with kevlar infused stitching, they are machine washable and lens safe. They come in one size in a 4-way stretch design. The Stripping Guards eliminate cuts & burns, they offer UV protection 96% + coverage. MSRP per three from $ 7,99.