June 25, 2016

AFTCO jumps in with both feet for OBN bloggers – Gear Review Opportunities

We have another great company wanting to get involved with our great group of bloggers, and you KNOW we can’t say “No” to great offers!

AFTCO (American Fishing Tackle Company)  has been  an established part of the big game fishing world since 1958 and has always been known for their superior quality offshore fishing tackle.  They also have evolved into one of the leading clothing manufacturers in the Outdoor Industry.

In addition to AFTCO’s own line of offshore fishing equipment, AFTCO is the manufacturer of all Al Agnew and Guy Harvey shirts & apparel. With equal parts passion for deep sea fishing and concern for our ocean resources, the AFTCO and Guy Harvey clothing lines donate more than $200,000 each year to ocean conservation and fishing issues!  Whether your needs (or wants!)  involve Technical fishing clothing or you just want look great in a Guy Harvey print shirt, AFTCO has you covered.  Literally.

Up for grabs this week is the following package from AFTCO:

Package 1:  1 each Long Sleeve Fishing Shirt, Original Fishing Pants, Buff  -  got you covered from head to toe!

The ultimate “on the water” apparel for the hard-core fisherman.  This classic, long sleeve, technical vented fishing shirt is made of a 100%  poly micro ripstop that is so light and comfortable you will hardly know it’s on.  With 2 big front pockets, a hidden zipper pocket, vented back, mesh lined back yoke, this is a “must have” in your fishing wardrobe.  The vented shirts keeps you cool even on those hot summer days offshore.  Stain resistant coating, UV protection, handy utility loop, full button front, roll-up sleeve tabs.  Don’t settle for less, this is going to be the only vented fishing shirt you’ll need.

AFTCO original fishing pants from our mens line of performance fishing clothing.  Made from 3-ply supplex nylon just like our original M01 fishing shorts.  Quick dry, stain resistant, cordura lined pliers pocket, elastic waist, belt loops, zip fly, side entry pockets, this pant is perfect for most days on the water.  10″ ankle openings and 8″ zippers allow for an easy pant fit, even over your shoes.  Headed out for a day of saltwater fishing?  Make sure to throw these in your bag.  AFTCO fishing pants meet all of your needs.

aftco fishing sun maskAFTCO lure sun mask is an awesome addition to your saltwater fishing gear.  It can be worn as a fishing buff around the neck, or to cover the bottom of your face and ears, or to completely go over your face and head (so only your eyes will be showing).  If you are fishing offshore in the sun, our sun mask is the answer to keeping that burn off.  For all of you fisherman that forget to apply sunscreen, this is your ticket to UV protection.  Quick dry, anti-microbial, 100% polyester.  Camo + Lure fabric gives this saltwater fishing mask a cool look.


Package 2:  Guy Harvey Performance shirt, Buff  -  this L/S technical fishing shirt looks and performs great whether you’re whipping a sailfish into submission, or enjoying a post-trip cocktail at the bar.

The next generation in performance sun protection/wicking fabrics are now here with this all new Guy Harvey print performance product.  With the same sun protection performance now so popular, this new product line also includes beautifully back printed Guy Harvey art done in a special sublimation print process to insure both detail and a soft hand.

  • 100% polyester fabric.
  • UPF 30+ Sun Protection.
  • Wicking fabric to keep you cool.
  • Contrast stitching.


Package 3:  We know that our cadre of hard core fishing ladies don’t want to be left out, so we’ve got something for you, too:  a Guy Harvey Tee-Dress and GH Sandals

Now you can show off your Guy Harvey style and your love of his artwork with more than just the standard Guy Harvey T-shirt.  Wear your Guy Harvey tee dress as a cover up leaving the beach or pool, on the boat,  or simply in the backyard.

  • 100% combed cotton jersey.
  • Deep scoop neck.
  • Colorful authentic Guy Harvey art

guy harvey sandelsThe coolest and most comfortable Guy Harvey sandal made to date.  Great dark charcoal color in the specially molded pig suede foot bed.  Cushioned double layer mid-sole with arch support.  Guy Harvey logos on the foot bed and on the shield.  Beautiful Guy Harvey embroidered sailfish on the strap.  Soft hand, logo printed neoprene liner for straps.  Non-marking, wave-sipping rubber outsole with Guy Harvey signature….wear it for a day and you will agree “the most comfortable sandal ever”.

  • Leather uppers.
  • Double-layer mid-sole with arch support.
  • Non-marking, non-skid ridged outsole.
  • Neoprene lining on inside of straps.
  • Sizes 6-11.


Finally, Package 4 features:  Waterproof Fishing Pants, A Fathom Fishing Hat, and a Buff

waterproof fishing pantsTo use with your new AFTCO performance fishing jacket or simply on it’s own, these waterproof pants will make a great addition to your fishing wardrobe.  Waterproof, stain resistant, 100% mini-ripstop nylon, these pants will be the lightest weight, most comfortable pant you have.  Full elastic waist, side-zip leg entries, velcro water flaps these pants make a perfect pair when worn with our new MJW102 jacket.  Go saltwater fishing offshore in any weather, just make sure to bring your AFTCO rain gear!  AFTCO waterproof fishing pants, simply the best.

Flexfit poly mesh / spandex men’s fishing hat.  New AFTCO “Fathom” logo embroidered center front.  6-panel construction with curved bill.  “If You Fish” logo embroidered on back.  Flexfit offers the most comfortable fishing hat fit on the market.  The spandex and mesh combination make for the coolest, most comfortable hat around. For the offshore fisherman, this saltwater fishing hat is a must.


A lot of great gear, just in time for the summer.

Since this offering consists of different packages, when you comment to be considered for inclusion, be sure to specify which package(s) would be appropriate for you.  If you do not specify – we will assume you’re up for any of them.

Also, since Monday is a Holiday, we will pick the winner of this offering on TUESDAY MAY 28 and announce of Wednesday May 29.  Now for the fine print …

Before you pull that comment trigger: Gear Review Opportunity is open to OBN Members with an Active Blog on the Outdoor Blogger Directory. By Commenting on this Entry you confirm you have read the Reviewer Guidelines and agree to the terms and conditions. Comments will be accepted until Monday at 5 p.m. MST. Winning comment (s) will be selected by the Random Number Generator and announced this coming  Tuesday on the OBN. Please check back to see if the RNG has shined upon you, we don’t track down winners…



  1. 1

    I wear a lot of different performance apparel when fishing in the river. Would really like to try these out. Thanks for the opportunity.

  2. 2

    I’m in. I could use plenty of these packages!

  3. 3

    These look like awesome packages! I have actually been shopping for this sort of stuff!!

  4. 4

    We would love the opportunity to review any of these great packages. My co-author Mrs Svir votes for the fishing sandals.

  5. 5

    Wow!! I am down for packages 1-3 (especially number 3)!!

  6. 6

    Count me in for all of them.

  7. 7

    I’m in for 1, 2 and 4. The only women’s clothing I wear are ball gowns.

  8. 8

    Count me in. They all sound great

  9. 9
    Jim Mann says:

    The gear looks great, Im willing to test it out!

  10. 10
    Christopher Sorel says:

    I would love to review this as looks like some quality equipment and good gear

  11. 11

    Just in time for summer sun. I’d test 1, 2, or 4.

  12. 12

    Count me in! Aftco makes some great rod building equipment as well, I’ve been a fan of their products for years!

  13. 13

    Throw me in for 1,2 or 4. Would love to try there stuff out.Thanks

  14. 14

    I would love any of those, but I really want #3. Those sandals look like they would be great on the boat.

  15. 15

    Count me in – I desperately need some new fishing clothing – this thrift store, hand me down stuff is falling apart at the seams. I’ve been out searching and comparing for weeks now. Will be looking forward to the OBN bloggers reviews of these products. – any of the packages would be great!

  16. 16

    Ok, going to be lots of warm weather, bright sun, and good fishing this summer. I choose to be optimistic! I am willing to give all 4 groups a shot. Happy hook ups!

  17. 17

    Very nice! Good clothing is important when your messing around outside, especially where I live. We sometimes get all four seasons in one day! Count me in on packages 1,2 and 4.

  18. 18
    Patrick says:

    These items from Guy harvey look great! Count me in for 1, 4, or 2! Thank you.

  19. 19

    Count me in on package 3

  20. 20

    I would love the opportunity to test any of the packages. Thanks very much!

  21. 21

    Count me in – need some new gear

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