Best bottom apparel for Alaska 2022
Merrell Women’s Wayfinder Pant merrell.com Our tester liked the fit of these comfortable pants. Made from a blend of nylon, polyester, spandex, and treated with DWR, they are durable and offer both wind- and water resistance. The waist is fully elastic with an internal exposed elastic which functions to keep the pant in place. They feature a thigh drop pocket, snap cargo pocket, two open hand pockets, and a hidden zip pocket at the hip. The pant comes in two colors and nine sizes from 0 to 16. Columbia Sportswear PFG Blood and Guts III Short columbia.com These fishing shorts are made of a light, ripstop-nylon fabric with UPF 30 sun protection and they resist stains and odors. These are comfortable, good-looking, functional shorts. Like the Blood and Guts Pant, these dry very quickly. Columbia Sportswear PFG Terminal Tackle Pant columbia.com The PFG Terminal Tackle Pant is primarily made of polyester. As such, it dries quickly and the material is somewhat stretchy, making them very comfortable. Features include UPF 50 sun protection, hand pockets, a stash pocket, sunglass-cleaning patch, security zipper cargo pocket, and Omni-Shield advanced repellency to ward off stains and water. All these features and the stretch of the fabric make these an excellent fishing pant. Columbia Sportswear PFG Blood and Guts Pant columbia.com This is a comfortable, functional pair of pants at home on the boat or at a casual dinner. They’re made of a light, ripstop-nylon fabric with UPF 30 sun protection and they resist stains and odors. They dry quickly, an important feature for fishing pants. These pants provide little insulation so they’re at their best in summer. Montbell Tec Thermawrap Pants Women’s montbell.us In 2021 we wore these pants below waders, as well as below non-insulated rain paints, and they kept us warm. Full-length zippers make it easy to put these on and take them off while wearing shoes. Montbell’s Exceloft insulation is a combination of three different polyester fibers which work together to provide exceptional insulating properties including improved structure with increased loft rebound, greater flexibility and increased air strata within the pant. All this technology provides a highly functional, warm and resilient pant. Grundéns Gaff Pant grundens.com The active-fit and quick-dry fabric of these pants make them an excellent choice for a fishing pant. We liked the pocket placement and quantity, the fact that you can wear a belt with these pants, the zippered fly and button closure. They are comfortable, light weight and dry quickly due to the 96% nylon/4% Spandex blend. Orvis Women’s Jackson Quick-Dry Stretch Pants orvis.com Our tester says these pants are really comfortable and allow for great range of movement. They dry very quickly and wick moisture. You can roll up the pants and secure with the roll tab to convert the inseam from 32” to 23”, which is useful when it gets hot. The pants are manufactured in four colors and sizes from 4- to 20.