The Fishpond Thunderhead Submersible Duffel, is a small bag, for short excursions, or small loads, where total waterproof capability is required or desired. It will keep your fishing gear and personal items dry, no matter what water related contact occurs, even total submersion.
The Thunderhead Submersible Duffel is made from 840 denier recycled nylon fabric, coated with TPU (Thermoplastic Polyurethane). The seams are TPU welded for sure protection from water seepage.
The main cargo zipper is a TIZIP, which, when closed is waterproof and air tight. This zipper was invented by and is manufactured by Titex, a German Company. They make zippers designed for dry bags, dry suits and some are approved for survival suits.
The zipper on the exterior pocket is a YKK Aquaguard. It is water resistant, more so than you would expect.
Daisy chain webbing is attached to the bag, allowing for strapping gear on. The gear straps, that hold rod tubes are not included. The carry handles are made from braided climbing rope.
Dimensions are 21” x 12.5” x 11” (, which is Carry-On size compatible. The color is bright orange, so you can see it bobbing in the lake or ocean, or down a whitewater stream, for easier recovery. You will see this great little bag in several categories on this website, because it has so many uses, including dry bags, luggage, gear bags and boat bags.
This bag sells for $299.95, which seems expensive, unless you factor in the loss incurred by getting your valuable gear wet, destroyed or rendered temporarily useless. You can count on this bag keeping everything dry.
1680D recycled nylon main body fabric
TPU welded fabric construction
TIZIP submersible main cargo zipper
YKK Aquaguard water resistant quick access exterior pocket
Braided climbing rope handles
Daisy chain webbing for rod tubes and attachment points