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Thunderhead Submersible 28L Backpack

From the confines of your favorite urban fishing hole to the remote open spaces of Montana, Idaho, and Washington, the Fishpond Thunderhead Submersible Backpack protects your necessities—whatever your choice in wild is. The Thunderhead features Fishpond's highly durable and waterproof TPU-coated Cyclepond nylon that is then complemented by a waterproof and rugged TIZIP closure for a secure seal you can depend on if you take a dip. Additionally, the shoulder harness system can be vertically adjusted for a personalized fit and feel, while the removable hip belt allows you to customize your carrying experience. Multiple attachment points and a variety of organizational pockets keep your fly boxes, tackle, and tools within reach when you're on the river.

  • Enjoy the wild with this waterproof backpack
  • 28-liter capacity is complemented by variety of pockets
  • Waterproof material is made out of recycled nylon
  • Zippers are waterproof to keep rain and river water out
  • Set of gear straps are included
  • Compatible with many Fishpond chest packs
  • Item #FSH002Y

Responsible Collection
1680D recycled nylon, TPU coating
28L (1708cu in)
Shoulder Straps
padded, adjustable
Waist Belt
removable, adjustable
1 organization, 1 stash
Gear Loops
21 x 12 x 9in
Claimed Weight
2lb 13oz
Recommended Use
fly fishing
Manufacturer Warranty

Tech Specs

What do you think about this product?


>Rating: 5

Does what it says it does

I've used it several times
True to size
Size Bought
5` 5"
138 lbs

I have tried many different waterproof bags/backpacks as I’m in Fl and on/in the water a lot. My clothes always end up wet either mildly or soaked. Hated to spend the money for this pack, but as I’d not had success with others, I took the plunge. It is definitely submersible and everything stays try. Zipper a little stiff, but that’s to be expected and a lubricant is provided. Love the fact I don’t have to roll the top of bag down and clamp as with so many others.

>Rating: 5

Great pack, highly recommend

I've used it several times

Great pack! Has separate compartments to organize gear and keep it straight. Fully waterproof and has kept all my items inside dry with several rainstorms and falling out of the drift boat. Exactly what I was looking for when I ordered. Recommend highly.

>Rating: 4

Christmas Island tested!

I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share

Gave this to my fish-obsessed dad before his trip to Christmas Island this fall. Here was his feedback "If you're tired of wet gear when you are out on the flats or fishing in the rain, this pack is just what you need. The 28 liter capacity will hold all your gear, cameras, clothes and shore lunch. I've used it wading in chest deep saltwater and in several rain storms and everything inside stayed bone dry. The TIZIP zipper is easy to operate and provides a secure seal and the small exterior compartment allows quick access to a few small items. It also has plenty of webbing and clip points for tools and accessories. The only suggestion I would make is to add a few compartments inside as the contents tend to get jumbled up."

>Rating: 5

Perfect Waterproof Pack

I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

Wore one of these on a rainy day trip in deep water and found this was a well designed backpack. What makes this product unique is that it is a very well designed waterproof pack that keeps its contents dry from both rain and deep wading. I have the Simms roll top waterproof bag and it is a high capacity bag but is not ideal for wearing while fishing or wading in deep water because it has components that can get water logged and is not a comfortable pack to wear. This Fishpond product is a perfect water proof pack solution for a day trip of fly fishing.

>Rating: 5

so far so good

Got this the other day, and it being December i haven't really used it, but its nicely built and seems to be a decent product. cant wait to see how it works out


Does this pack have a slot for a net, such as Fishpond’s own Nomad Emerger net? Or, do you have to clip on a much shorter/smaller net like the Fishpond Nomad Native net?