First Look: Galco Fletch Holster for Ruger-57

posted on March 31, 2020

Galco is now producing its Fletch belt holster for the new Ruger-57 pistol. The Fletch holster is known for its popularity among law enforcement officers; the name unofficially refers to the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. The Fletch is also frequently used by legally armed citizens.

The Fletch is one of Galco’s most recognizable belt holsters, and one of the most comfortable belt holsters on the market. Its unique “forward molded” two-piece construction, with a body side that is contoured to the natural curve of the human hip. This keeps all the molding for the shape of the gun on the front of the holster. This makes for significantly more comfortable daily carry and a more concealable profile that is narrower than an ordinary pancake-type holster.

The Fletch is hand-molded by Galco's experienced craftsmen from the top 2 percent of premium steerhide available in America. Built to fit specific handguns, it provides both excellent built-in retention properties that are further enhanced by a reinforced thumb break strap that secures the handgun in the holster.

The professional-grade Fletch also features a forward cant to enhance concealability and the top-quality provides a beautiful appearance. A concealed carry holster needs to do more than just look good, though, it needs work well as well. The ergonomic thumb break retention strap of the Fletch releases quickly and easily when the handgun is needed in a defensive situation, and the covered trigger ensures safe carry.

The Fletch’s twin belt slots fit belts that are up to 1¾ inches wide, allowing it to blend in with your clothing. The Fletch holster for the Ruger-57 is available in either black or tan, and has an MSRP of $134. More information on this holster and the rest of the Galco line is available at


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