Waterproof fishing trousers
As the winter approaches, you'll soon be thinking about whether
winter coat will stand up to another winter of cold and wet weather,
and whether your waterproof trousers will still be waterproof this year.
If you decide you need new waterproof clothing, what should you look for?
Is it really waterproof? Make sure that the waterproof clothing is
really waterproof. Getting caught in a quick shower on the way to the
car after work is not the same as needing to stay dry whilst hunting or
fishing for a full day.
2. What other features? Make sure that the
pockets are of a decent size, and can still be accessed when you are
wearing gloves. The zips and seams should all be waterproof too. The
hood will also need to fit you well, otherwise you might need a hat.
What about showerproof? If you don't need to stay bone dry for the
whole day, then perhaps showerproof clothing will be a more cost
effective solution for you.
4. How often will you wear it? If
you're only going to be wearing it now and again, or don't really think
that you'll get a lot of use out of waterproof clothing, it's probably
not worth spending a lot of money on it.
5. What will you be doing
whilst wearing it? If you're going to be stood watching your children
play football in all weathers, then you probably won't need the same
flexibility and range of movement as someone who will be shooting or
fishing. If you are fishing or hunting, then you'll want to make sure
that you can move your arms freely, an also that your clothing is quiet