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When you are competing in a fishing tournament, you do not want to be caught either sweating in the sun or uncomfortable from getting your clothes wet. UPF-rated shirts can protect your skin from sunburns. Moisture-wicking fabric in shirts and fishing masks will keep you cool and dry, here is the fishing apparel you need to get a leg up in tournaments.
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There is no reason that anglers can’t slay walleye in the dog days of summer. With some preparation, perseverance, and strategy, anglers can limit out and land the lunkers when the water’s at its warmest. That preparation, however, begins with having the right gear. One of the most important features of fishing gear is apparel. Look for gear made from high-performance polyester to keep you cool and covered.
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Florida is the Fishing Capital of the World. It offers year-round fishing that is globally unsurpassed, with saltwater and freshwater fisheries that simply can’t be matched. It’s also The Sunshine State, a location as famous for its beautiful weather as for its beautiful places. However, for the unprepared angler, the Florida sun, Florida storms, and Florida insect life can prove quite the challenge.
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With the new additions to the Gillz® lineup of fishing apparel, you’ll be able to ward off the sun, stay cool, and stay on the water for longer with UPF 50+ protection. New colors have been added to the Pro Striker Collection, fishing shirts featuring an integrated GillzMask™. Among these and other new arrivals, you’ll find everything you need to give you time to make the big catch.
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You have most likely heard of SPF, but what is UPF, and how does it affect being outside on a hot, summer day? UPF, or ultraviolet protection factor, can help you ward off sunburns when you are fishing, and the sun’s rays are beating down on you. Here is everything you need to know about UPF and using it to your advantage.
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As the weather heats up for the summer, the bass tend to migrate to a different part of the lake or river. This means you have to adjust your fishing tactics if you want to catch anything over a pound. This guide will help you understand the basics of summer bass fishing, such as how to fish in the morning, afternoon, and late evening.
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Professional-grade, high-quality fishing apparel used to solely be the province of professional tournament anglers. However, more and more often, hobbyist anglers have been picking up on the benefits of high-grade performance fishing apparel. The right fishing apparel should be comfortable, keep anglers cool, and wick away moisture for a more comfortable day on the water. It should also protect the skin from direct contact with UV rays.
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There are very few activities that can match fishing for fun, excitement, or relaxation. It could be argued that fishing is the greatest pastime in the world, just as it could be argued that the United States of America is the greatest country in the world. To celebrate, the Gillz® team has added items to their Americana Collection of fishing apparel just in time for the 4th.

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When Father’s Day rolls around, the search for the perfect gift for dad begins. For any of the millions of dads who love fishing and live to be out on the water, that choice just got a whole lot simpler. Gillz® has created a Father’s Day Sale full of fishing apparel that will ensure every dad is as comfortable and content as possible while fishing.
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When the summer heat comes around it can be hard to stay out for as long as you’d like. With these tips, you’ll be able to combat the heat, staying out on the water, or casting from the river banks without fear of getting too hot. Take all the time you need to catch the big one and have a story to tell when you get back home.

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There’s nothing quite like fishing for bass south of the Mason-Dixon line. It’s the home of big water and really big bass, making for a fishing adventure that few anglers will ever forget. Just like it is for fishing excursions in any other region of the country, however, bass fishing in the South is accompanied by a number of specific considerations and challenges.
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Fish like the pros this summer with these essential pieces of fishing gear. Keep yourself cool and comfortable while protecting yourself from the sun’s harsh rays. These secrets of the pros, from moisture-wicking fabric to fishing masks made of UPF 50+ fabric, will help you stay out on the water longer, giving you more chances to catch fish, have fun, and enjoy the great outdoors.

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