Everyone wants to look good doing what they love, and everyone wants to be prepared for the worst elements. For anglers, this gallery of new shirts, pants, jackets and foul-weather gear fits fashion, comfort and fishability needs.
AFTCO M80 Stealth Shorts
AFTCO’s M80 Stealth Fishing Shorts come in seven colors — magnum blue, safari, denim, ink, khaki, stone and true black — and features 93 percent nylon dobby, six functional pockets, two-way stretch and stain release technology. Sizes range from 30 to 42.
AFTCO Samurai Hood Performance LS
AFTCO’s new Samurai Hood Performance LS is made of 100 percent matte polyester and features UPF 50 sun protection. The quick-dry, moisture wicking and stain release go with the antimicrobial treatment for odor control. Sizes range from small to XXXL.
Blue Fin Fish Camo Hoodie
Blue Fin showcased its new Fish Camo Hoodie, with all-over prints and three different print designs.
Blue Fin Men’s All-Over Print Swimwear Shorts
The Blue Fin Men’s All-Over Print Swimwear Shorts can come in a dozen different print styles and color combinations. Boardshorts are trending shorter in length, and Blue Fin’s newest apparel option fits that style.
Columbia Force 12 Zero Woven Long-Sleeve Shirt
The Columbia Force 12 Zero Woven Long-Sleeve Shirt has ventilation to keep anglers cool while under the sun and provides tabbed roll-up sleeves for versatility. A rod holder keeps hands free and the zippered chest pockets are perfect for storing loose items.
Columbia Men’s PFG Bahama II Shirt
Columbia showcased its Men’s PFG Bahama II Shirt, with UPF 30 sun protection and quick-dry technology for lasting comfort. A rod holder keeps hands free in between bites, and ventilation keeps anglers cool under the sun.
Columbia Men’s PFG Bonehead Shirt
Columbia Men’s PFG Bonehead Shirt is another new clothing item for anglers. Ventilation and a hands-free rod holder are just two features. A utility hook for quick access to tools is another unique addition.
Fish Hippie Shallow Pass Performance Button Down Shirt
Fish Hippie’s new Shallow Pass Performance Button Down shirt, shown above in a powder blue color, has a polyester nylon blend and button-down hidden color. It comes in three colors, including seafoam and slate. The latter is the new style for spring 2018.
Fish Hippie SolarHaze Technical Crew Shirt
Fish Hippie’s SolarHaze Technical Crew shirt features UPF 50 protection and comes in four different colors — bay green, bone, sky blue and clay. Features such as new ventilation under the arms and the Fish Hippie logo on the sleeve will be added in spring 2018.
Frogg Toggs Stormwatch Jacket
The Frogg Toggs Stormwatch Jacket features nylon, waterproof fabric with fully taped seams. It also has an integrated, adjustable hood with adjustable wrists and cord-adjustable waist. The inner and outer storm flap features snap closures at the neck and hem. Two external zipper pockets and two internal bag pockets are great for storage.
Frogg Toggs Women’s Softshell Fleece Jacket
The Frogg Toggs Women’s Softshell Fleece Jacket is designed and tested by ladies who are outdoor enthusiasts. Fleece-lined with an adjustable hood, the jacket also features a zipper front closure with an internal storm flap and side zip vents. An angle-zip chest pocket and dual-zip hand-warmer pockets go with a zippered sleeve pocket and two internal pockets for adequate storage.
Grundéns Night Watch 2.0 Insulated Puffy Jacket
The Grundéns Night Watch 2.0 Insulated Puffy Jacket features 100 percent nylon and 80 grams of premium eco-synthetic insulation. An internal stowe/security pocket and zip-hand pockets add to the fishability of the item.
The new jacket will be out in the fall of 2017.
Grundéns Women’s Outdoor T-Shirt
Grundéns Women’s Outdoor T-Shirt features an active-fit style with a crew neck style and is made of 52 percent cotton and 48 percent polyester. The above style is in charcoal color with a pool blue Grundéns logo.
Pelagic Exo-Tech UV Shirt
Pelagic’s Exo-Tech UV Shirt comes in the stylish blue dorado color with the Pelagic logo on the front chest and a hoodie.
Pelagic Hydro-Lite Boardshort
Pelagic’s new Hydro-Lite Boardshort comes in the grey hex style or the Americamo look, with the latter shown above. The grey hex style is $79 and the Americamo style is $69.
Salt Life Anglers Short-Sleeve Shirt
Salt Life’s new Anglers Short-Sleeve Shirt features four-way stretch and UV protection under the heat. The color options are grapefruit, chambray and cement. The fabric is made with anglers in mind, lightweight and cool.