Check out our guide to some of the best fishing clothing of the year.
December 15, 2014
AFTCO Marlin Sketch Shirt
AFTCO’s roots are in the offshore big game fishery. The Marlin Sketch long sleeve t-shirt pays homage to the trophy billfish we all respect. The new AFTCO brush logo is featured on this mens long sleeve marlin shirt, with a front print sketched Marlin overlayed in a rasta color blend.
AFTCO’s Marlin Puzzle
Catching Billfish offshore isn’t always guaranteed. Anglers will fish a lifetime of putting the pieces together from clues on the water to be successful. The “Marlin Puzzle” design is a creative Marlin silhouette made up of many different ocean predators and creatures.
UV XL Buff: Bonefish
UV Buff® headgear wicks away sweat to keep you cool, fights odors with Polygiene® Active Odor Control, and protects you from 95% of harmful UV rays*.
UVX Buff Mask: Dorado
UV Buff®wicks away sweat to keep you cool, fights odors with Polygiene® Active Odor Control, and protects you from 95% of harmful UV rays*.
A versatile performer capable of standing up to the toughest offshore and coastal conditions while keeping you dry and comfortable. The new OS2is made from Gill’s hydrophobic, laminated moisture-management fabric that’s 100% waterproof and windproof, also featuring a hydrophilic coated layer that transports moisture away from the skin. This durable 3 Dot fabric, creates an incredibly waterproof, windproof and breathable protective shell. This range is everything an offshore coastal suit needs to be.
ExOfficio BugsAway Sandfly Jacket
The BugsAway Sandfly Jacket, featuring Insect Shield® technology, is packable bug protection. This lightweight jacket stuffs into its own security zip pocket. Reinforced shoulders hold up under straps, and the hood protects ears and face. Permethrin, the active ingredient in Insect Shield, is invisible, odorless, and so tightly bonded to the fabric fibers that it retains effective repellency through the life of the garment. It repels mosquitoes (including those carrying West Nile virus and malaria), ticks, ants, flies, chiggers and midges (no-see-ums). Insect Shield repellent lasts 70 washings.
ExOfficio Reef Runner
TheReef Runner is perfectly engineered for all your active warm weather getaways. With UPF Sun Guard 30+ and Ultralite mesh ventilation, stay out in the sun as long as you and your fishing rod desire.
G. Loomis 3L Jacket
G. Loomis’ 3L jacket is made of waterproof and breathable material. It is fully seam taped and made of innovative water tight cuff construction.
Grundéns’ Balder 302 Hooded Jacket has a raglan cut for enhanced comfort, ventilation and mobility on deck, a shaped, longer back panel provides better protection against rain and spray, a visor shaped hood front and a unique, inside-the-hood drawstring adjustment, double storm flaps with hidden press buttons and reinforced sleeve openings, features special reflective accents for increased visibility in the dark.
Grundéns’ Clipper 116 Bib Pant Green
Grundéns’ Clipper 116 Bib Pants** **feature a trimmer cut and fit. They are reversible front/back. These bibs are cut much higher up the chest. Adjustable suspenders are the new speed-clip type. Fabric: A cotton twill base material (4.7 oz. per yard), coated with a specially formulated PVC (8.5 oz. per yard) for a total weight of 13.2 oz. per yard. The PVC coating is the original Grundéns recipe that resists oil and remains flexible in extremely cold temperatures. Applications: All Commercial Fishing, Building and Road Construction, Timber Harvest, Agriculture, Mining, Shipyards, Forestry, Utilities. Features: The Clipper bibs feature a trimmer cut and fit than our Herkules pants. They are reversible front/back. These bibs are cut much higher up the chest. Adjustable suspenders are the new speed-clip type.
Howler Bros’ Coordinates Buckle allows you to plant the longitude and latitude that you want on your buckle. They’ll have it hammered forever in hot iron by blacksmith Wes Groot, an artisan at Cityboy Forge who spends his days standing over an anvil banging hot metal with a hammer until it turns into cool and original pieces of wearable
Howler Bros’ Quepos Quilted Jacket
The Quepos Quilted Jacketcuts wind, resists water and keeps your core toasty when the Fall and Winter come to your neighborhood. The Quepos’ insulated diamond quilted nylon shell includes additional attributes like drop in hand warmer pockets, stand up collar and sunglass cleaning inside chest pocket. The Howler badge patch at the left chest, orange liner and custom BROS zipper let the cold air know you’re coming. Available in Lincoln Deep Orange and Tributary Blue.
Huk Distressed Redfish KO Tee
Huk Distressed Redfish KO Tee is their flagship tee that uses Supima Micro Modal fiber for a premium feel with a touch of spandex to make sure your mobility is unrestricted. Their COOL TOUCH technology works through convection to keep you comfortable.
Huk Performance Logo Raglan
This long sleeve raglan crew neck uses a durable Poly knit with moisture transport as well as an added stain release to keep the blood or other stains at bay and anti-microbial to keep you from smelling like your catch. Huk’s last touch was to add a small of amount of spandex to make sure none of your movement is restricted.
Mojo’s Hydro Block Foul Weather Jacket
The new Hydro Block Foul Weather Jacket from Mojo features 100 percent waterproof construction and yet it’s also 100 percent breathable. Thanks to a revolutionary new material, water vapor can escape but water droplets cannot, keeping you drier than ever before even in the steamiest conditions. The Hydro Block Foul Weather Jacket features Velcro cuffs at the sleeves to keep out the water while the side, chest and arm pockets have secure waterproof zipper closures and taped Waterproof seems. Jacket also features a detachable hood. Hood has two (2) adjustment points for watertight fit around head and face. Available in three colors with the embroidered Mojo logo on the chest and back.
Patagonia’s ultralight and waterproof Minimalist Wading Jacket provides all the features of a fully-featured wading jacket at a fraction of the weight.
Patagonia’s 3-in-1 River Salt Jacket
Patagonia’s 3-in-1 River Salt Jacket is the most versatile H2No® Performance Standard outerwear system designed for cold weather fishing. The snap out Nano Puff® Shirt can be worn alone as can the exterior shell. Wear both pieces combined for extreme cold weather protection.
Pelagic VaporTek Shirt
For those that are constantly combating the heat while in search of that next big bite, the Pelagic VaporTek Shirtis simply a must-have. This addition to our line of performance fishing gear is built with a specially treated 100% polyester fabric with 50+ UPF rating. This unique “STRETCH FLEX” fabric is water repellent and stain resistant with anti-odor properties that will battle the ocean’s elements alongside you. Featuring full-length vented mesh panels, the Pelagic VaporTek shirt is breaking new ground when it comes to performance fishing apparel.
Pelagic’s Rasta Cap
Pelagic’s Rasta Trucker Cap features a radical “poncho” gradient design and an all-star gamefish silhouette line-up on the front on this classic trucker-style snapback hat. Built with back mesh panels to keep you cool when things heat up.
The Salt Life Inshore Slamlong sleeve pocket tee features a screenprinted logo on the left chest, sleeve, and back. This tee is made from 100% preshrunk ringspun cotton to provide a comfortable fit.
Shimano Technical Softshell Jacket
Shimano Softshell Hooded Jacketis made with polyester stretch material that offers wicking and anti-odor performance. Features thumb holes at the cuff for back of hand protection and to keep your sleeves in place when casting. The adjustable hood can comfortably fit around a ball cap. The zippered front pockets can be used for storage or to simply keep your hands warm.
Shimano Orion Hoodie
Shimano Orion Hoodie is soft, comfortable preshrunk cotton / poly blend fleece. Zippered front with rib knit side panels / cuff / waist details, drawstring hood, front pockets, appliqué / embroidered logos and custom Shimano trims. Thumb holes for added warmth and to keep sleeves in place when casting
Simms G4 Pro Jacket
Dress for absolute angling success in Simms’ versatile, stormproof G4 Pro Jacket. Featuring updated GORE-TEX® PRO SHELL fabric, new G4s are 15% lighter than previous incarnations, while boasting an increase in bomber abrasion resistance and tear strength from top to bottom. Slip your hands into the drink, caress the tail of a two-footer, and keep inner sleeves dry thanks to the highly water-resistant Dry Cuff™ system. And source savvy architectural accents via nine storage pockets, including fly-box friendly bellowed and zippered chest options, two tippet pockets, a convenient sleeve stash, internal woven stretch storage, and one heaping back compartment—big enough to swallow your lunch, and then some. Welcome to the unmatched G4 Pro™.
Simms’ Taimen Tricomp Long Sleeve Shirt
Simms’ Taimen Tricomp LS boosts casting and rowing range-of-motion thanks to Action-back patterning, while durable ripstop nylon fabric breathes easy, dumps moisture, and dries quickly. Additional features include strategic knit paneling and UPF50 sun-shielding COR3 tech, harmonized with the A/C-like feel of Cool Control fabric throughout the sleeves. Anglers will also appreciate welded and mesh-backed zippered chest pockets that deliver fly-box storage, rugged cording and accessory tabs to secure tools, and the sunglasses cleaning heroics of a fulltime chamois conveniently located inside the shirt’s hem.
STORMR’S Fusion Bib won in Best of Show for Technical Apparel at ICAST 2014. Here are some of the following features: – Uses VAPR technology – DWR treated, windproof, waterproof, breathable shell combined with high-stretchd neoprene panels – Increased range of motion and superior com
STORMR’s STRYKR Jacket
The STRYKR Jacketis designed to withstand the harshest weather and working environments. It utilizes abrasion-resistant material in high contact areas, along with a fleece lining and PU welded splash proof pockets. The wrists, waist and hood are all adjustable, and internal neoprene cuffs and the form-fitting design make this jacket provide maximum comfort without inhibiting mobility at all. A water-repellent exterior shell, 3M reflective graphics and nearly five pounds of positive buoyancy make this jacket the first choice in foul weather gear for all hardcore outdoorsmen who don’t sit by the fire when the nastiest elements prevail.
Tormenter’s Waterman Board Shorts have five pockets, all strategically designed and placed for functionality. The most important to mention is a heavily lined pliers pocket for easy access. Available in six different colors.Courtesy of Tormenter
UA Tuna Tail T-Shirt
UA’s Tuna Tail T-Shirthas Charged Cotton® which is comfortable, light and dries much faster than ordinary cotton. It also has a unique graphic of a graffiti-type design of a tuna tail.