Spring has sprung and who let the rain out. There’s no use getting frustrated over long spring rains, we knew they were coming and they serve a purpose. Fish are moving into spawn. There are some new fabrics on the market that are more breathable and lighter weight and high-quality ways to stay dry. Master the rain. For men and women, jackets and pants. Listed in the order of least expensive to the most expensive.
1. Frogtogs come in many colors, light weight, durable for packing and don’t take up a lot of room and inexpensive. Dri Pore Technology true waterproof and breathable. 100% propylene They are made of a heavier material and the pants are more tapered unlike unisex rain wear, ankles are elastic to keep rain out. Hood runs small and the jacket zips up to chin. Womens and Mens.
2. Hell Hansen PVC coated 400g polyester industrial grade waterproof. Heavy-duty. Jacket sleeves and bottom do not have drawstring or cord to keep water out. Looser fit. Matching bib-overalls are chemical and mildew resistant. Extra stitching in bib for added strength in suspenders. Roan Anorak Jacket for Men. Voss rain jacket for women is knitted polyester waterproof, not breathable, snap cuffs. Rain pant has polyurethane coating 100% waterproof, blood borne pathogen tested. Elastic waistband and drawcord, and adjustable ankle cuffs.
3. Columbia Omni-Tech 100% recycled nylon is lightweight. LTX MP Shell. Bottom of jacket has a drawcord. Packable. Fitted, sizes run small. Removable hood. Prices are high-end. Columbia Storm Surge rain pants are made of the same material and are mesh lined. Pants are tapered like slacks and have velcro at the ankle to tighten. Womens and Mens.
4. Red Head Stretch Rainwear waterproof stretchable, breathable. Slim fit. Priced higher than Columbia. Jacket has draw cord bottom, and meshed rear venting system. Hood tucks away. No matching rain pants in Womens. Mens line has the pants.
5. Wohali Performanc Series nylon seam-sealed waterproof, breathable and nylon lining. Jacket has matching rain pants. Pants have pockets and ankles unzip, and hook-n-loop waist and ankles, and snap zippered fly. Jacket has adjustable wrist and internal cuff and waist adjustment, drawcord bottom. Underarm ventilation. Slim fit. Mens .
6. Ascend Bone Dry is 100% waterproof, breathable, and tapered, packable design folds into hood. Elastic drawcord waist and adjustable cuffs. Adjustable 3-way hood. Mens
7. Tac Dry waterproof and breathable, 100% nylon, ultralightweight. 3 inside pockets and 2 large hand warmer pockets with adjustable cord for waist. Hood is removable. Storm flaps. Mens.
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