The Best Value in Fly Fishing

Welcome to Pescador on the Fly, where we craft high-performance, packable fly fishing gear for anglers on the move. As a small, family-owned business, we’re committed to delivering the best value in fly fishing by bringing our products directly to you, ensuring quality and affordability meet at every cast.

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4.8/5 out of 1000+ reviews
The 4 weight El Jefe combination is just the ticket for backpacking here in the Rockies. The rod, reel, line and "stimulus package" make for a great value. The company supports Trout Unlimited too. Thank you Jeff!

Terry C.

“As far as packable fly rod combos go, this one really is The Boss.

Fly Fisherman Magazine

I’ve been looking for a packable 7 wt for some time. I have one, but it doesn’t pack down small enough. This rod is PERFECT. GREAT service. Jeff is fabulous. High praise all around!


Great, affordable gear. Why pay many more hundreds or thousands of dollars on gear? Not to mention, Jeff is very quick to reply to messages and help. Doesn’t get much better than that. Check them out, you won’t be disappointed.

Daniel E.

We deliver the COMPLETE COMBO at the same price point other companies deliver a comparable fly rod.

Jeff Ditsworth, Owner of Pescador On The Fly

The El Jefe Rod & Reel Combo is awesome! Looking forward to picking up a couple more combos in the near future! Quality products and great components. Jeff is a great guy and provides amazing customer service!

Ryan W.

El Jefe Travel & Backpacking Combos

Introducing El Jefe Travel & Backpacking Combos: The ultimate performance fly fishing package designed for travelers, backpackers, and adventurers. Engineered for those constantly on the move, ensuring you can effortlessly carry a top-tier fly fishing combo wherever your journey takes you.

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4.8/5 out of 1000+ reviews

Read what other fly anglers are saying about our gear

Quality products and excellent customer service.

The Econ 101 was my first high quality rig in a 4wt - it is great. It arrived very quickly with all the accessories listed. What a beautiful outfit! You can see and feel the quality. It is a step up and now my best rig. I'm happy with this investment and Jeff was great answering questions.


Verified Customer

I'd give six stars if I could!

I recieved everything very quickly and in great condition. I could not believe how much was included. In addition to purchased rod and reel, the bonus gift is stellar and a generous offer. I was pleased to see the reel already full of line, as well as the high-quality case.

Noam D.

Verified Customer

This is for real!

This is one "Fishing secret" that I am doing everything that I can to let out of the bag! These are terrific packages at amny price, packable and they dont break the bank. I tell every fly angler and every potential fly angler to check out the website!

Art C.

Verified Customer

Looking forward to my first day on the river.

Received my order in a few day. The rod looks and feels great. Quality is very nice for the cost. The free gift is a nice addition to the fishing vest. I am going to the Delaware river this week to try it out. The reel also looks and feels great and arrived with backing and line already on.

Joseph L.

Verified Customer

Top quality product.

Top quality product at a very reasonable price. Shipped in a timely manner. Packaged very well. I'll definitely be purchasing again. Thanks for the great product and service.

Bob G.

Verified Customer

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Order Today While We Still Have Inventory!

Our #1 Selling Combo

The 5 weight packable El Jefe Combo sells out frequently. This is the top compact travel combo on the market. Order with confidence and enjoy!

Order Today While We Still Have Inventory!

This is our #2 Selling Combo

The 8 weight packable El Jefe Combo also sells out frequently. This is the top compact travel combo on the market for streamer fishing or saltwater fly fishing. Order with confidence and enjoy!