Results 1 to 10 of 25
01-14-2012, 06:38 PM #1
Tips for staying warm during winter fishing?
I know we live in Central TX and have some really mild winters, but the past couple of 30-degree mornings fishing have made me feel every one of my 40+ years. I swear this didn't bother me 10 years ago.
I've found Baily's in the coffee to be temporarily helpful early in the morning but I can't keep it warm all day.
You guys have any tips/tricks for keeping warm while fishing in the cold?
01-14-2012, 06:39 PM #2
01-14-2012, 06:59 PM #3
Yup I wear underarmour "heat gear" tights, knee high socks, second pair of socks, ski pants, cotton shirt, thermal shirt, hoodie, waterproof jacket, balaclava, gloves. That's for really cold days. The balaclava makes a huge difference. Ski pants and thermals work wonders as well.
Sponsored Links Remove Advertisements
01-14-2012, 07:01 PM #4
I 2nd the Under Armor. It is hard to drop that kind of money, but it is well worth it. Then something to keep the wind out, and keep that head covered.
01-14-2012, 07:27 PM #5
Thanks for that. Just went to eBay and there's a ton of Under Armour gear for very reasonable prices. I put in bids on 3 different items. Great tip - thanx again.
01-14-2012, 07:32 PM #6
Yeah, it's all in how you dress, and Under Armour is great stuff. If you are cold out there, then you haven't put on enough layers. I've got a pretty good system of layering that I use now, and I hardly feel the cold at all. Layer and cover up any exposed skin. The only skin that I have exposed are my finger tips (fingerless gloves) and around my eyes. That's it. Everything else is completely covered.
01-14-2012, 08:24 PM #7
Heres the legging I wear. Academy - Under Armour® Men's HeatGear® Legging
Any of that heat gear works great as a base layer. Much better than thermal IMO.
Heres the balaclava I have but in black. It works great. In fact I never realized how much keeping the entire head covered helps keep the entire body warm.
Academy - Game Winner® Sportswear Men's Balaclava
And these are the ski pants I use. I believe they have a "gold" series thats a little thicker as well. I like the ski pants not only for insulation but for the waterproof also, which I think is more important on a kayak then a boat. But still it helps.
Academy - Polar Edge® Men's Silver Ski Pant
01-14-2012, 08:27 PM #8
I don't have any fancy gear so I wear my pajamas under some water proof pants and 2 shirts, then a sweatshirt, then a ski jacket. Works just fine and is completely waterproof. Have been debating getting some neoprene waders to wear as well for more wind/water protection.sometimes you think you have true love and then you catch the early flight home from San Diego
01-14-2012, 08:34 PM #9
I appreciate the specifics. Just bought some Under Armour Heat Gear Leggings on eBay and have a bid going for Cold Gear Mock Turtleneck top. Hope this helps! My customary PJ's wouldn't do diddly for warmth...it's a girl thing, I guess. But women's tights are pretty good under layers.
01-14-2012, 08:53 PM #10
Oh yea panty hose are awesome for warmth and for keeping the leeches off.
By Fishin Fool in forum Tips and TechniquesReplies: 16Last Post: 12-20-2010, 08:59 AM
By Grufftech in forum Tips and TechniquesReplies: 4Last Post: 11-12-2010, 07:07 AM
By Coho in forum Small Craft (kayaks, tubes, canoes)Replies: 18Last Post: 01-14-2010, 08:49 AM
By Ranger_R77 in forum Coastal ReportsReplies: 4Last Post: 12-26-2009, 12:42 PM
By Debbie in forum Miscellaneous InfoReplies: 9Last Post: 11-26-2008, 11:41 AM
Search tags for this page
any tricks for staying warm on a boat bass fishing,
best tips staying warm while bass fishing,
forum balaclava bass fishing,
how to keep fingers warm while bass fishing,
stay warm winter bass fishing,
staying warm bass fishing in winter,
staying warm during winter fishing,
staying warm on bass boats,
staying warm while boat fishing in the winter,
staying warm winter boat,
tricks to staying warm on a boat while fishing,
tricks to staying warm while winter fishing
Click on a term to search for related topics.