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Podcast Interview: Nick Lassor of Stormr USA


If you’ve never heard of StormrUSA you probably will. They’re a company with almost 50 years of history making garments out of neoprene and are jumping into the fishing market with high-tech jackets and bibs. This week we talk to … more

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Columbia Releases Omni-Freeze ZERO Apparel and Accessories

Columbia has announced the release of their newest innovation, Omni-Freeze ZERO. Hitting the catalog just in time for warmer temperatures, the sweat-activated cooling technology will be available in a wide variety of products, “consisting of forty styles of apparel, footwear … more

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New Gear from Howler Brothers

The folks at Howler Brothers have been busy with product development and projects, and they recently announced the launch of their new lines for spring as well as pack and stand up paddle board collaborations. Read more in the press … more

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New Down Parka from Patagonia

Continuing to be a leader in environmental protection as well as innovation, Patagonia has recently announced the release of their Encapsil™ Down Belay Parka, with 1000-fill-power independent baffles and water-resistant coating. Read more in the press release below. Patagonia Encapsil … more

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New Insect Shield Products from Buff USA

Entering a season that promises to be a particularly bad tick year due to the warm winter across much of the country, Buff USA has announced a new product lineup featuring EPA-registered “Insect Shield” protection. Read more in the press … more

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Limited Edition Shirts from TrueFlies

Commemorating the Mote Marine Laboratory’s new field office, Boca Grande-based TrueFlies Clothing announced the release of a limited edition Bokeelia Woven Shirt at the recent dedication ceremony that included former first lady Laura Bush and former congressman Andy Ireland. Shirts … more

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Video: Howler Brothers Horizon Hybrid Pants

Andy Stepanian from Howler Brothers Clothing talks about the new Horizon Hybrid Pants. Features include quick-drying nylon ripstop, a zippered stash pocket on the back right lined with lens-cleaning microfiber, and a reinforced pliers pocket with drainage grommet. Two new … more

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Quick Tip: Use the Dryer to Keep Waterproof Materials From Leaking


Most people think that once a rain jacket “wets out” or seems to loose its water-proofness that it’s either time to get a new jacket or to apply some type of DWR (durable water repellent) like Nikwax, ReviveX, or Sport-Wash. … more

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Review: Columbia AirGill Chill Zero Shirt


There’s no easy way around this, so I’m going to lead with the fact that this fishing shirt carries a suggested retail price of $130.  I often fish in T-shirts (even on the flats)… my favorite, custom-order T-shirt is a … more

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New Products from Filson

Filson has announced three new clothing products following the design success of their Guide Wading Jacket: Guide Waders, Midweight Polartec® Pullover Shirt, and Midweight Polartec Pullover Pants. They’re all set for release in Spring of 2013. Read the press release … more

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