collapse

Advertisement


Author Topic: Tuna clothes?  (Read 949 times)

Offline syoungs

  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (+7)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Aug 2012
  • Posts: 1797
  • Location: tri cities, WA
Tuna clothes?
« on: July 23, 2019, 07:13:03 PM »
Getting close to taking our first tuna trip next month, and figured I better start getting gear ready to go.

I hate bibs. So was thinking of getting a pair of waterproof pants instead of bibs. Is that a terrible idea?

I also hate PVC rain gear, I always rip it quick. Was looking at some stuff on bigcamo.com that is breathable instead. I know itll be stained and smelly when I'm done, but the cost is low enough that I dont mind if its relegated to fish only stuff.
 Am I going to regret breathable pants/bibs?


Offline fishngamereaper

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Oct 2011
  • Posts: 2266
  • Location: kitsap
Re: Tuna clothes?
« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2019, 07:36:30 PM »
Yes...

PVC all the way...I wear them pretty much all the time fishing. Don't want my clothes or me to smell like fish.. especially tuna.

I've got 10 years on a pair of Carhartt rain bins. And I'm rough on my gear..just getting to the point to replace them.

Offline asmith

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+4)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Mar 2012
  • Posts: 747
  • Location: Davenport
Re: Tuna clothes?
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2019, 08:32:33 PM »
I just bought myself some grundens camo bibs and jacket as well as some cabelas rubber boots.  I'm going dual purpose and figure I might be able to use these for waterfowl hunting as well.  If the stink isn't too bad
Right wing shooter, I aim for the left!!!

Nowhere in your incoherent rambling did you come close to what can be considered a rational thought. Everyone is now dumber having heard it. I award you no points and may God have mercy on your soul.

Offline allen

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Hunter
  • ***
  • Join Date: Nov 2008
  • Posts: 122
  • Location: Clark County
Re: Tuna clothes?
« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2019, 08:39:02 PM »
"Waterproof" breathables will keep you warm but you need PVC to stay dry.  I use & recommend Grundens.

Offline hollymaster

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Nov 2012
  • Posts: 1004
  • Location: Enumclaw
Re: Tuna clothes?
« Reply #4 on: July 23, 2019, 09:20:15 PM »
Depends on if you want to be allowed in the house afterwards  :chuckle:

Offline Skillet

  • Business Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+23)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jun 2009
  • Posts: 4192
  • Location: Sitka / Everett
Re: Tuna clothes?
« Reply #5 on: July 23, 2019, 10:28:46 PM »
I wouldn't try to reinvent the wheel, especially with tuna blood. And no matter how hard you try, you'll be covered in it.  Whatever isn't PVC or rubber will likely need to be burned or added to the Idaho bear bait barrel.

 :twocents:
KABOOM Count - 1

"The ocean is calling, and I must go."

Offline Limhangerslayer

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jul 2011
  • Posts: 836
  • Location: Dryside
Re: Tuna clothes?
« Reply #6 on: July 23, 2019, 10:29:24 PM »
Grundens set on camofire right now.  I've got a set,  and its only like $120 right now for both

Offline bigsads

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Hunter
  • ***
  • Join Date: Nov 2010
  • Posts: 180
  • Location: Elma, WA
Re: Tuna clothes?
« Reply #7 on: July 23, 2019, 10:45:38 PM »
Goodwill trip for anything cloth, toss after the trip.  Find the cheapest raingear you can find, I found some for under 10 bucks for bibs, hose off and hang outside for about 2 wks.  Whatever you do, do not wash your clothes.  Ruins the next few loads of clothes

Offline Stein

  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Sep 2013
  • Posts: 4950
Re: Tuna clothes?
« Reply #8 on: July 23, 2019, 10:53:30 PM »
Goodwill trip for anything cloth, toss after the trip.  Find the cheapest raingear you can find, I found some for under 10 bucks for bibs, hose off and hang outside for about 2 wks.  Whatever you do, do not wash your clothes.  Ruins the next few loads of clothes

That's what I do but figured I was the lone ranger on that method.  Why destroy hundreds of dollars worth of stuff when you can just pitch the whole outfit in the trash and not have to pack it home?

Offline bigsads

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Hunter
  • ***
  • Join Date: Nov 2010
  • Posts: 180
  • Location: Elma, WA
Re: Tuna clothes?
« Reply #9 on: July 23, 2019, 11:16:28 PM »
Goodwill trip for anything cloth, toss after the trip.  Find the cheapest raingear you can find, I found some for under 10 bucks for bibs, hose off and hang outside for about 2 wks.  Whatever you do, do not wash your clothes.  Ruins the next few loads of clothes

That's what I do but figured I was the lone ranger on that method.  Why destroy hundreds of dollars worth of stuff when you can just pitch the whole outfit in the trash and not have to pack it home?

You only do the other way once, so what if my jeans are short legged, and I have a Donald duck shirt, the tuna don't care

Offline Wetwoodshunter

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+6)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Dec 2014
  • Posts: 645
  • Location: Sekiu, WA
Re: Tuna clothes?
« Reply #10 on: July 24, 2019, 04:19:26 AM »
Don't wear anything you want to keep. I get blood inside my bibs quite a bit when it is wide open.

White t-shirt, wear bibs if you have them, take advil before you leave the dock. Don't stop cant stop on a bite even to admire your fish. 30 seconds can cost you a fish. Prep for the trip by getting jacked and watching battlefish on netflix.

Offline fowl smacker

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Oct 2013
  • Posts: 574
  • Location: Castle Rock
  • Groups: DU, Delta Waterfowl, RMEF, Friends of the Cowlitz
Re: Tuna clothes?
« Reply #11 on: July 24, 2019, 05:04:34 AM »
Like the others have said.  If you cherish a favorite lucky fishing shirt or hat, I wouldn't wear it.  PVC for the rain gear, throw away clothes.
You're gonna have a blast!

Offline Skyvalhunter

  • Washington For Wildlife
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Explorer
  • ******
  • Join Date: Oct 2007
  • Posts: 12948
  • Location: The valley
Re: Tuna clothes?
« Reply #12 on: July 24, 2019, 05:14:11 AM »
 :yeah:

Offline knighttime25

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Tracker
  • **
  • Join Date: Nov 2015
  • Posts: 76
  • Location: Mount Vernon
Re: Tuna clothes?
« Reply #13 on: July 24, 2019, 06:31:28 AM »
Grundens makes some good lightweight jackets and pants that work very well. I used them commercial fishing for 5+ years and they did everything that PVC did without the added weight and heat. If you're going for long term use and durability go with the PVC, but if you are looking for a couple outings a year with lightweight raingear then get the light weight stuff  :tup:

Offline Igottanewknee

  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Mar 2012
  • Posts: 884
  • Location: Tacoma
Re: Tuna clothes?
« Reply #14 on: July 24, 2019, 09:18:39 AM »
Sorry, had to check out what the tuna may be wearing. I thought it was a thing... :dunno:

 


* Advertisement

* Recent Topics

FS: Sitka Incinerator jacket & bibs, M by Bango skank
[Today at 02:47:17 AM]


2019 Bears.......Post pics here...!! by Bango skank
[Today at 01:45:59 AM]


WTS WTT new 10x50 HD vortex vipers, Kuiu harness by wrchinook
[Today at 12:33:40 AM]


Free Boats! by JWEBB
[Yesterday at 11:48:23 PM]


Wtb 225/75 r 16 by JWEBB
[Yesterday at 11:42:33 PM]


How much more 'wolf' can we take? by 4fletch
[Yesterday at 11:40:05 PM]


For Sale: Fleshing Machine (taxidermy) by Kit Carson
[Yesterday at 11:29:07 PM]


Still fish to catch.... by lokidog
[Yesterday at 11:15:43 PM]


Colockum Muzzy Tag Selected!!! by cle elum bowhunter
[Yesterday at 10:42:12 PM]


1999 Dodge Ram 2500 diesel by Emptyhanded
[Yesterday at 09:55:19 PM]


2019, Pinks Reports by Smossy
[Yesterday at 09:49:00 PM]


Burris SpeedBead Red Dot? by syoungs
[Yesterday at 09:49:00 PM]


Naneum late Quality Deer by Bigshooter
[Yesterday at 09:38:51 PM]


Commercial Fishing by RB
[Yesterday at 09:35:12 PM]


wtb: cheap deer rifle by Damnimissed
[Yesterday at 09:32:46 PM]


Solo canopy removal? by JakeLand
[Yesterday at 09:26:18 PM]


What lakes to fish with kayaks near Twisp? by Twispriver
[Yesterday at 09:13:48 PM]


Idaho 2nd drawing results are up by Jimmy33
[Yesterday at 09:01:10 PM]


multi season leftover tags by Twispriver
[Yesterday at 08:57:26 PM]


Vashon island hunting by floatinghat
[Yesterday at 08:55:38 PM]