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#10944036 - 06/27/15 06:43 PM Rain Suit Questions???
Tackle Junkie Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 05/05/12
Posts: 100
Ok after some drenching days fishing in Missouri and Arkansas recently I have come to realize that this Texas boy don't have very good rain gear. What do some of you guys use? I'm looking for something in the $200-300 range. It may be a lot to ask but I need something that is very waterproof but still breathes well so you don't sweat to death on the inside. Any help would be appreciated!

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#10944041 - 06/27/15 06:48 PM Re: Rain Suit Questions??? [Re: Tackle Junkie]
epicoutdoors Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/18/08
Posts: 1918
Loc: On The Water NE Texas
Cabela's Guidewear and BPS 100MPH suits are great but I like the BPS Pro Qualifier for performance, lightweight and good value. There are a bunch of newer players in the rainwear market.

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#10944087 - 06/27/15 07:30 PM Re: Rain Suit Questions??? [Re: Tackle Junkie]
Fork-Legend211 Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/25/11
Posts: 2170
Loc: Pot lickin your honey hole
I just got the new Under Armour bibs and jacket and like it a lot... Plenty of pockets and breathable... Been in some down pours and it performed well
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#10944101 - 06/27/15 07:39 PM Re: Rain Suit Questions??? [Re: Tackle Junkie]
Coach2 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 07/22/09
Posts: 519
Loc: Dayton
This question comes up a lot during the spring. I believe everyone that post a question about rain gear already knows the answer to their question but just doesn't like the answer. The answer is just bite the bullet and buy the bass pro 100 mph GORTEX. ive had mine for about 3 years and its nthe best thing I own for fishing. It might be out of your price range by about $100, but all I have to say is you will love them on a cold rainy day. When these wear out ill buy another set. When you buy them go to BPS to get them. They have all kinds of sizes from small to tall. Get all suited up and act like you got a 10 lber on. Give it your best Bill Dance fight to make sure they fit and walk to the counter and give the lady 400.00 bucks. Your welcome!


Edited by Coach2 (06/27/15 07:40 PM)

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#10944106 - 06/27/15 07:46 PM Re: Rain Suit Questions??? [Re: Coach2]
senko9S Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 10/15/03
Posts: 21641
Loc: Bedford, TX
bought em in '05 and have put mine to the test. I have also worked hard labor jobs in them for years as well as on my motorcycle. still goin strong. by far the best tool I ever have purchased as a boat owner.
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#10944126 - 06/27/15 07:57 PM Re: Rain Suit Questions??? [Re: Tackle Junkie]
Nutman Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/01/13
Posts: 2634
Loc: Athens, TX
Just hardcore jackets this morning on Fork
Needed the whole suit. Big rain this morning.
Good fishing until 10am then it shut off.
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#10944389 - 06/27/15 11:03 PM Re: Rain Suit Questions??? [Re: Tackle Junkie]
Epic backlash Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 06/22/15
Posts: 582
Loc: Texas
BPS 100mph is well worth the money..... Year round great suit.

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#10944437 - 06/27/15 11:45 PM Re: Rain Suit Questions??? [Re: Tackle Junkie]
OldChamp Offline
Angler

Registered: 08/08/07
Posts: 495
Loc: Georgetown, TX
I've found the Kool dri rain suit combo (bibs and jacket) to be great value rain suit. Wore out 1st suit after many years usage and now on 2nd suit.

https://www.kooldrirainwear.com/rainsuit.asp
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#10944648 - 06/28/15 08:52 AM Re: Rain Suit Questions??? [Re: Tackle Junkie]
BCJ Offline
Angler

Registered: 02/14/11
Posts: 345
Loc: Flint, TX
The new Academy H20 pro series works really well. Nice and dry when I remember to put them in the boat. I stood talking to some guys at a tournament in rain. The other guys were getting wet but I was nice and dry. Good suit for $200
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#10944656 - 06/28/15 08:55 AM Re: Rain Suit Questions??? [Re: Coach2]
RodBreaker aka cwill Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/21/14
Posts: 2961
Loc: Lake Conroe Texas
Originally Posted By: Coach2
This question comes up a lot during the spring. I believe everyone that post a question about rain gear already knows the answer to their question but just doesn't like the answer. The answer is just bite the bullet and buy the bass pro 100 mph GORTEX. ive had mine for about 3 years and its nthe best thing I own for fishing. It might be out of your price range by about $100, but all I have to say is you will love them on a cold rainy day. When these wear out ill buy another set. When you buy them go to BPS to get them. They have all kinds of sizes from small to tall. Get all suited up and act like you got a 10 lber on. Give it your best Bill Dance fight to make sure they fit and walk to the counter and give the lady 400.00 bucks. Your welcome!

Couldn't have said it any better myself thumb
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#10944678 - 06/28/15 09:13 AM Re: Rain Suit Questions??? [Re: Tackle Junkie]
Big Red 12 Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 04/21/05
Posts: 45410
Loc: Crandall, TX
Cabela's Guidewear!!!!! Again this is personal preferences just like Chevrolet -vs- Ford. Skeeter -vs- Ranger.
If you are tall like me, they are the only one that their tall sizes are actually tall. BPS doesn't even come close on tall. I am 6'4" and have bought BPS products and worn BPS products that are labeled TALL. And, they don't fit the bill. I have 4 sets of Cabela's Rainwear. This is over a 20 year period.

Guidewear Light - Gore-Tex (Not made anymore)
Guidewear Regular - Gore-Tex
Rainy River PacLite - Gore - Tex
Camo Set - Dry Plus

My next set will be the Cabela's Guidewear Bass Angler set.
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#10944689 - 06/28/15 09:21 AM Re: Rain Suit Questions??? [Re: Tackle Junkie]
J-2 Offline


Registered: 06/12/09
Posts: 3901
Loc: Flower Mound TX
When it comes to rain gear, you get what you pay for.
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#10944699 - 06/28/15 09:28 AM Re: Rain Suit Questions??? [Re: Tackle Junkie]
JimmyP Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 11/26/12
Posts: 806
Loc: Waxahachie, Texas
I love my Cabelas guidewear. Watch for a sale and you can get a pretty good deal on it. But it still won't be cheap.


Edited by JimmyP (06/28/15 09:29 AM)

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#10944721 - 06/28/15 09:48 AM Re: Rain Suit Questions??? [Re: J-2]
Danny L. Weems Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/19/14
Posts: 1202
Loc: Como, Texas
Originally Posted By: J-2
When it comes to rain gear, you get what you pay for.


+1
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#10944818 - 06/28/15 11:00 AM Re: Rain Suit Questions??? [Re: Tackle Junkie]
jbguide Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/28/08
Posts: 1057
Loc: Pleasanton Tx
Has anybody tried the HUK brand?

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