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Fishing bibs/jacket #13760534 11/07/20 04:19 PM
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Looking to get some fishing bibs around the holidays. Trying to get some cold weather, waterproof bibs/jacket. I know the best ones can get pricey, but I wasnt sure if there are other brands that do the job that arent as expensive.

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Re: Fishing bibs/jacket [Re: LeonSulak] #13760552 11/07/20 04:39 PM
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I went with Bass Pro Shops 100MPH rain gear. I just layer up and shed it as the day goes on... Dan


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Re: Fishing bibs/jacket [Re: LeonSulak] #13760584 11/07/20 05:00 PM
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Re: Fishing bibs/jacket [Re: LeonSulak] #13760637 11/07/20 05:31 PM
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you're gonna have a lot say either Simms or BPS 100MPH, an they are the best but those are both pricey. Check Field Supply for deals. I got my Frabil F3 suit for maybe $150 total and it is very dry and a great suit. Not insulated but VERY wind resistant.


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Re: Fishing bibs/jacket [Re: LeonSulak] #13760826 11/07/20 08:26 PM
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Thanks. I also read through the previous thread. Thanks for sharing it.


Re: Fishing bibs/jacket [Re: LeonSulak] #13760982 11/07/20 11:15 PM
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In my opinion the BPS 100 mph suit is too heavy for 90% of the days you go fishing in Texas. Unless it is below 45° I have to constantly unzip it and let some cool air in because I am melting



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Re: Fishing bibs/jacket [Re: LeonSulak] #13761434 11/08/20 04:14 AM
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BPS 100 MPH. You will not get get wet at all and will stay warm in the winter. It is hot in the summer tho. I used Frogg Toggs In the summer time.

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Cabela's Guidewear Extreme if you're looking for something warm. Keep an eye on their Bargain Cave, they sometimes have them on sale. I got mine about 4 years ago about this time of year, at a pretty deep discount.


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Originally Posted by TinRangerJim
Cabela's Guidewear Extreme if you're looking for something warm. Keep an eye on their Bargain Cave, they sometimes have them on sale. I got mine about 4 years ago about this time of year, at a pretty deep discount.


This.

I got them at 50% off at Cabelas but there again, they are too heavy for my preference. If it is 60 degrees and you have on this suit or the BPS 100 MPH suit you will be hot.



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Re: Fishing bibs/jacket [Re: Dan21XRS] #13764400 11/10/20 03:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Dan21XRS
I went with Bass Pro Shops 100MPH rain gear. I just layer up and shed it as the day goes on... Dan



same here, light fleece jacket on coldest days works for me on fork. I wear it spring and fall if rain is predicted or it's cold, usually without the fleece.

it can get warm but I think it is pretty easy to vent to cool down some. jmo


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Re: Fishing bibs/jacket [Re: LeonSulak] #13764416 11/10/20 03:32 PM
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I have had cabbalas guide gear insulated with gore tex it is to hot and bulky , I have BPS 200 mph with gore tex they don't make it any more , I don't always use it it summertime I use BPS light weight with gore tex then. You see were I'm going with this what ever you buy get gore tex you don't get wet with it.


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I have Arctic Armor they are fair price this time of the year they will have sales. They are water proof wind proof and not heavy. I fish for catfish so winter is good time to fish. They will also help you to float watch the video.

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I was just looking at the 100mph bibs and was reading a review that the zipper wasn't low enough in front. This guy complained that he had to pull his down to take a leak. Anyone with the 100mph had that problem?

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I havent used my 100 mph in a long time. I bought a lighter weight set from bps as the 100 is too hot as ken said above.

that said the lighter bps bibs I have dont have a zipper so now I dont use them and instead use some frog tog black pants and like that combo, much easier to shed layers and I wear a belt instead of the bib.

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Originally Posted by BlueSkeeter13
I was just looking at the 100mph bibs and was reading a review that the zipper wasn't low enough in front. This guy complained that he had to pull his down to take a leak. Anyone with the 100mph had that problem?



not with mine.


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