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FISHO FASHION: FISHING APPAREL AND ACCESSORIES

The market for fishing apparel and accessories is highly competitive. Each year, brands introduce new shirts, shorts, sunglasses and other accessories that every fisho can easily fall in love with. The following shares the latest on the market that fishing lovers need to check out. Make your next fishing trip extra comfortable and do it in style.

COLUMBIA TERMINAL AND TIDAL DEFLECTOR ZERO SHIRTS AND HOODIES

Columbia’s new line of tee styles for men and women were designed for days on the water. These shirts incorporate Columbia’s Omni-Freeze Zero feature, where it uses your sweat as a cooling agent. The line includes necks, hoodies and hoodies with face masks. The long-sleeve shirts provide optimal protection from the sun and dry very quickly. These apparels are available in a variety of colours.

AFTCO CORTEZ FISHING SHORTS AND AFTCO LADIES SAMURAI HOODIE

AFTCO Cortez fishing shorts are one of the best fishing shorts in the world. They’re designed and built specifically for saltwater fishing. The features include stain resistance, two-way stretch fabric, four large pockets and the star feature is the plier pocket that every AFTCO Cortez fishing shorts have.

AFTCO introduces new women’s technical fishing clothing line that includes the Samurai Hoodie. This hoodie provides the ultimate protection from the harmful effects of the sun’s UV rays. Comfortable and lightweight, the hoodie boasts of 100% polyester long sleeve that has breathable stretch fabric. Being out on the water is no problem as this hoodie has a quick-dry feature. What’s more, is its antimicrobial treatment for odour control and is stain-resistant.

BLUEFIN USA WOMEN’S SOLAR TECHNICAL TEE

If being out on the sun to catch fish or swim is your thing, you need an ideal tee that can protect you while giving you comfort. Bluefin USA Solar Tech Tee is designed for the long days in the water and under the sun. The long-sleeved rash guard is made of a very soft microfibre and spandex blend. It’s so soft it almost feels like a ‘second skin’. Like a top-quality rash guard, the Solar Tech Tee protects against chaffing and is very breathable, giving you maximum comfort.

FROGG TOGGS’ PILOT PRO FOUL-WEATHER GEAR

The new Pilot Pro all-weather jacket is designed for the worst conditions that nature can throw at you. The outer layer is made from Teflon DWR-coated polyester, while the inner layer is from nylon taffeta. The middle layer of the jacket features DriPore technology, which provides excellent resistance to water and wind. This breathable jacket comes with a full-cover, adjustable and concealable hood.

PELAGIC PINACOL ELITE BOARDSHORT

Climbing the pinnacle of fishing apparel and accessories, the Pelagic Pinacol Elite Boardshorts are designed to give every fisherman comfort, convenience and style. Each Pinacol board short is made from a high-tech four-way comfort-stretch fabric. It also features two all-purpose storage pockets for your convenience, including a sonic-welded front zipper pocket for your cell phone and a sonic-welded back-right zipper pocket. To add security and convenience, the back zipper is covered with a Velcro flap and has a key loop and drainage holes.

The Pinacol fabric has a quick-drying feature and a reef-inspired print for the perfect combination of style and comfort.

HUK LEVIATHAN FOUL-WEATHER GEAR

The Leviathan series from Huk carries a waterproof and breathability rating of 15,000mm/15,000g, which means this gear is built for the nasty weather days. Huk Leviathan also features the Reflectek reflective technology, which lets the gear brighten when exposed to a light source. This feature is a great help when something goes wrong while you’re under the water.

OAKLEY SPLIT SHOT

Finally, there’s a watersport-specific frame from Oakley. The Split Shot is a pair of lightweight and innovative sunglasses built for outdoor enthusiasts. The Split Shot gives you the convenience of wearing sunglasses and a hat seamlessly. The temples were designed to avoid hat crashes.

These lightweight and stylish sunglasses not only provide UV rays protection but as well as protection from backside glares. Split Shots feature deep- or shallow-water polarized Prizm lenses.

PELAGIC PURSUIT SUNGLASSES

Put the Pursuit on your list of fishing apparel and accessories to try. This pair of sunglasses is developed for ‘life on the water’ where harsh and salty conditions are inevitable. Built with Blue Mirror Lens, it extinguishes glare and improves colour perception. Its mirror finish is built for sunny and offshore conditions.

Pelagic Pursuit sunglasses are scratch-proof, lightweight and fit any facial type. They offer maximum coverage frame that lets you enjoy style, performance and comfort all at the same time.

COSTA CAPE AND MONTAUK

Costa Cape and Montauk are designed to brave the elements that fishos face. Offering 100% UV protection, these sunglasses help offset characteristics of light on the water.

Costa’s new wrap-style frames, the Cape and the Montauk, have temple ventilation ports to prevent lens fogging, along with an inner bottom eyewire that lets sweat and moisture drain along the back surface of the lens.

Being out on the water and under the heat of the sun can be harsh on your skin and hard on the eyes. Such conditions require high-quality and durable fishing apparel and accessories that can keep you comfortable and well-protected. Make your fishing trip extra comfortable and safe for your skin and eyes by investing in brands that won’t only let you have an edge to land your catch but also let you do it in comfort and in style.

 


 

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Jake Taylor
jake.taylor@dinga.com.au

Jake is a global traveller who has recently called Australia his home again. If he's not travelling, he is writing about it and his experience.