"These shorts have too many pockets." Said no fisherman. Ever.
Your pliers. Extra sinkers. Fishing license. Tow vehicle keys. Smartphone to snap selfies kissing trophy catch. Pelagic's FX-90 Tactical Board Shorts have a pocket for all that and more. But all those pockets would be for naught if these shorts weren't so durable and comfortable when you're out on the water all day. These aren't board shorts in the classic sense of shorts to wear surfing (although you could). No, these board shorts are actually more at home chasing billfish on a charter boat, surf casting for striped bass or paddling your SUP in the flats for tarpon.
So what makes these shorts better for fishing than ordinary swim trunks or cargo shorts?
4-Way Stretch: They're made from a high-tech fabric that Pelagic calls a "shape shift" design. Whether you're quickly moving to the transom to grab your trolling rod before all of your line has played out or bending over the side of your kayak to remove your topwater plug from a redfish, these shorts will move with you, not against you.
Ultra-Lightweight: You won't get weighed down with these shorts. How lightweight are they? Let's just say when the pockets are empty, you'll hardly know you have them on.
Quik-Dry Fabric: If you're fishing, you're getting wet. But that doesn't mean you have to stay that way. Waterlogged shorts are a thing of the past with fabric that sheds water as quickly as a dog shaking itself off after a dip in the lake.
"Gill" Technology: Working in combination with the Quik-Dry fabric are mesh side vents (kind of like gills) that allow water and air to pass through so you stay cool and dry as the action heats up.
Water/Stain Repellent: Hydro-repel and stain release technology lets you easily wash away the residue of your successful fishing trip. No more "fishy" shorts your significant other won't let you bring inside.
Reinforced Tool Pocket: Fishing pliers are notoriously hard on pockets. Not with this heavy-duty pocket. Not only is this pocket reinforced to keep your pliers (or other sharp tools) from creating additional ventilation (holes), it's also designed to make them quick to grab without having to fumble with a zipper or other closure.
Welded Zippers: Smooth and flexible, these zippers are fused to the shorts without seams so they allow access to the back pockets with one hand and there's less to catch on your other gear. They also give off a high-tech vibe that gives these shorts even more eye appeal.
61% cation/20% nylon/10% polyester/9% spandex. Imported.
- 4-Way Stretch fabric for active movement
- Ultra-lightweight for all-day comfort
- Quik-Dry fabric eliminates clammy, damp feeling
- Gill technology mesh side vents keep you cool
- Water repellent so they won't absorb moisture
- Stain release technology keeps them fresh
- Six all-purpose storage pockets
- Welded zippers are smooth and flexible
Men's FX-90 Tactical Board Shorts
|Material||61% Cation / 20% Nylon / 10% Polyester / 9% Spandex|
|Water Resistance||Water Repellent|
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