Staying comfortable on the water starts with a great pair of fishing shorts. Among the qualities we look for are quick-drying, stain-resistant fabrics, pockets in all the right places and the durability to last for years while still looking great. So whether you prefer colorful, surf-inspired boardshorts or more traditional fishing shorts, we have you covered in style.
Grundéns Gaff Short
Stand out from the crowd with the Gaff Short. High-tech construction includes a quick-drying, water-shedding fabric as well as a lined tool pocket, zippered cargo pocket and fly, and more.
The Cloudburst fishing shorts are built tough, with four-way stretch fabric and Afguard to help release those heavy-duty stains. They have a Cordura-reinforced pliers/utility pocket as well.
Huk Next Level
The Next Level 10.5-inch shorts are designed for action, with a gusseted crotch and perforated rear yoke for maximum mobility and comfort.
Simms Surf Short
With a streamlined style and traditional fit, the Surf Short fits the bill for those long, hot days in the cockpit. The front-tie closure and UPF-50-rated quick-drying fabric match the durability and easy-wear construction that make this one a winner.
The Waterman series of boardshorts has triple-stitched seams for durability in a stylish 10.5-inch-inseam design, plus multiple pockets for fishing pliers, tackle, cellphones, wallet and more. A front tie keeps them secure on deck.
Hook & Tackle Driftwood Hybrid
The Driftwood Hybrid fishing shorts are a top choice for anglers thanks to a highly breathable lightweight fabric, durable construction and fishing-friendly features such as a dedicated pocket for your mobile phone.
Salt Life Topwater
The SLX UVapor QD fabric is mega-soft, ultralight, quick drying, and moisture wicking. These boardshorts feature front slant pockets, front patch pockets, and a Cordura-lined plier pocket.
Pelagic Hyrdo-Lite Pro
Constructed in Pelagic’s signature quick-drying eight-way mechanical stretch fabric, and with its patented Stain-Repel and Hydro-Repel coatings, these shorts are available in two new prints: Scales and Hexed (shown).
Bluefin USA Camo
The traditional boardshorts style has one side-cargo and one back pocket, with front-tie closure. It’s also cut to allow for maximum freedom of movement on board or in the water.
Columbia PFG Offshore
The PFG Offshore camo fade boardshorts are one of Columbia Sportswear’s signature bluewater styles. They feature sweat-wicking fabric, UPF-50 sun protection and even a built-in bottle opener near the cargo pocket.