The Recon is Wild River's compact tackle backpack. A smaller version of our Wild River Nomad®, this backpack can easily go anywhere. It comes with an integrated LED light system that allows you to see in the backpack, or your work surface, when the sun goes down. And it has a removable plier holder and retractable lanyard to keep your tools at the ready. The Recon has the capacity to hold up to four 3500-series trays.
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    • Integrated LED light system allows for fishing from dusk to dawn

    • Storage of up to four #3500-style or two #3600-style trays

    • Protective rain cover can be quickly deployed to keep your bag contents safe

    • Removable plier holder goes from bag to belt so your pliers are easy to find

    • Removable self-retracting steel cable lanyard for clippers or small tools

    • Web loops to secure tools

    • Mesh pockets allow you to easily view contents

    • Large adjustable padded shoulder straps for added comfort

    • Clear internal pocket to keep your maps and licenses visible but dry

Product Specifications

All measurements approximate.

Light Source:
Light Output/Levels:
Select from high or low level white LED light output or a convenient green light setting
2 AAA 1.5V batteries, included
Exterior Dimensions:
13"W x 16.5"H x 6.75"D
Tray Compartment Dimensions:
10"W x 7"H x 6"D
3.15 lbs
Weight w/3 #3500 Trays (WT3503):
4.35 lbs
Tray Dimension (#3500):
9"W x 1.25"H x 4.75" D

90-Day Limited Warranty

CLC warrants this product to be free from defects in material and workmanship, under normal use and conditions, for a period of 90 days from the date of purchase. Should this product fail to function in a satisfactory manner, or if service is required by reason of defect or malfunction during the warranty period, CLC will repair or replace the unit, at its discretion.

To return this product to CLC, please contact us via our website ( to request a Return Authorization (RGA). All merchandise must be returned to CLC freight prepaid by the sender with the RGA number clearly marked on the outside of the package. Your proof-of-purchase in the form of a store receipt that clearly indicates the item purchased and the date of purchase is required with the product. Products returned without a receipt will be charged $25 for repair outside of warranty. Before returning the unit for warranty inspection, please check the unit for operation by installing new batteries. If this does not resolve the issue, remove the batteries and pack the unit in a well-padded shipping carton. Enclose a copy of the store receipt, a note indicating the nature of the defect, and your contact information including name, address, e-mail and daytime phone. Enclose a check or money order for $25 if you are returning your item without a receipt or after the 90-day warranty has expired.

Warranty Disclaimer

This warranty is valid only if the product is used for the purpose for which it is intended. This warranty does not cover products which have been: 1) damaged by negligence, willful acts of abuse, misuse, or accidental damage, 2) damage caused by unauthorized repair or modification, or 3) damage due to excessive heat. Return shipping is not included under this warranty. This warranty is only valid in the U.S. and Canada and does not extend to owners of this product other than the original purchaser.

In no event will CLC or any of its affiliates, contractors, resellers, their officers, directors, shareholders, members, or agents be liable to you or any third party for any consequential or incidental damages, any lost profits, or actual, exemplary, or punitive damages. In no event shall CLC’s liability exceed the purchase price paid by the original purchaser of the product. Some states do not allow limitations on implied warranties or exclusion of consequential damages, so these restrictions may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.

Your acknowledgement and agreement to fully and completely abide by the above mentioned warranty disclaimer is contractually binding to you upon transfer of currency (cash, cashier’s check, money order or credit card) for purchase of your CLC product.

Discontinued Products

If the product you purchased is no longer available, we will offer you a similar product of equal or greater value.

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