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Built for prime cuts across a mountain of fluorocarbon and mono, Simms’ new Nipper takes this angling mainstay to the next level with non-corrosive parts that work in harmony to slice better and stay sharp longer than the rest. Features include a wide body built from CNC aircraft grade aluminum, coupled with hard-biting stainless steel replaceable jaws. Easy-attachment options stem from a tenacious stainless steel hinge, with a retractor clip.


  • Ultra lightweight, durable, sharp nippers featuring CNC aircraft grade aluminum
  • 440C Stainless steel replaceable jaws
  • Durable stainless steel hinge with retractor clip
DIMENSIONS: 1.63” x 0.7” x .425

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  • Proudly made in the United States of America. Click here to see more of Simms USA-made products.


Customer Reviews

63 Review(s)

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Should have read the reviews before buying Review by Langevne

Langevne 8/15/2016

Aaaargh, bought these expecting to get a quality product that I paid well for. I was able to cut tippet twice before noticing (like so many others) that the screws had backed out and the blade had fallen in the river.......

[Simms Pro Desk]

Langevne, please feel free to give us a call at 1-800-217-4667 so we can work to come to a solution.

(Posted on 8/15/2016)

Nipper Spring won't stay open Review by Nipper

Nipper 2/14/2016

Nipper spring won't stay open

[Response from Simms Customer Care Team]

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. If you are having trouble with your nippers please give us a call at 1-800-217-4667 so we can work to get to the bottom of this issue. We always want to make sure that your Simms gear is helping you to have your best days on the water.

(Posted on 2/14/2016)

Only lasted one day Review by Keith

Keith 1/26/2016

Bought these with high hopes they would last in the salt. Second day on the water and they wouldn't open. I had to pry them open. I didn't even dunk them or get them wet - they stayed in the boat on my pack all day. Very disappointed with the quality on these - no way they were field tested in salt. They are going back to the shop and I won't be buying another pair of Simms nippers ever again.

(Posted on 1/26/2016)

Bad Quality Review by Aanes

Aanes 1/24/2016

Bought the Simms nippers becouse Simms normaly have good products.

And I must say... I am not impressed.

The nippers works fine for the first few 100 cuttings.
After that, the blades starts to deteriorate quite badly.
I had to chang the blades not even half way trough the season.

The nippers started to rust and lock up after the 20th fishing trip.
After the 30th fishing trip. I needed to spray on some 556 on to even be able to use them...

Time for Able nippers...

[Response from Simms Customer Care Team]

Thank you for taking the time to review these nippers, Aanes. If you would like more information in regards to our warranty we would be more than happy to chat with you. Please feel free to give us a call at 1-800-217-4667, or shoot us an email at [email protected]

(Posted on 1/24/2016)

These don't last Review by Johnnyboy

Johnnyboy 11/29/2015

I purchased these only a few months ago, and the bottom blade fell out apparently on the stream somewhere. I purchased them because Simms has a good reputation. I should have looked at the reviews first but did not. Can i send them back in for repair or something??

[Response from Simms Customer Care Team]

Thank you for you review, Johnnyboy. We do have a full evaluation/repair and would love to chat with you about our warranty. Please feel free to drop us a line at 1-800-217-4667.

(Posted on 11/29/2015)

Ahh, they didn't last long. Review by Whitty

Whitty 11/20/2015

I was using these during spanish mackerel season, so 30-40lbs shock/bite tippet. Maybe a day or two and noticeably dull. Too bad. Time for some $$$ Abels

(Posted on 11/20/2015)

Worthless Review by NCJ in CT

NCJ in CT 9/16/2015

Absolutely the dullest nippers I have ever encountered. Like a fool I thought I had just purchased a defective pair and ordered a replacement set of blades from an online shop. Just a bad. I'm stunned Simms would sell these.

[Response from Simms Customer Care Team]

NCJ in CT, thank you for your straight forward review. If you would like to send these nippers into our evaluation center please give us a call at 1-800-217-4667 to get started.

(Posted on 9/16/2015)

broken spring in 1 month Review by ynotbfishing

ynotbfishing 8/29/2015

bought them thinking they looked great and had simms construction....wrong started not being able to open after one month I am now looking at my 5 dollar snips, to bad.

[Response from Simms Customer Care Team]

Thank you for your review, ynotbefishing. If you would like any information on our warranty we would be happy to chat with you. Please feel free to drop us a line at 1-800-217-4667.

(Posted on 8/29/2015)

Lost screws makes them useless Review by TroutSister

TroutSister 8/15/2015

They worked well the few times I used them. But then went to use them on the water one day and the one blade was just hanging there with one screw missing and the other half-way backed out. Had to keep borrowing my fishing buddy's cheap $5 cutter until I could get back home and dug out another $5 cutter that remains on my vest now. Love my other Simms products and the warranty service that backs them up. Should at least be able to order screws to keep this tool operational.

(Posted on 8/15/2015)

Not worth the money Review by ridesintherain

ridesintherain 8/14/2015

Above reviews accurate. They are built well but not sharp. You can cut stuff with it but a $10 cheaper pair will outperform them with regards to ease of cutting line and cutting larger line. Gotta say this is the only Simms product thus far I have purchased that has been less than optimal. Most of their gear sets the performance standard. These nips will underperform your cheap ones but do look nice.

(Posted on 8/14/2015)

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