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Re: best gloves for cold water

Postby BK » Wed Dec 15, 2010 6:54 pm

use to be a snow on the mitts but now am a believer...the Dakine mitt is thin where you grip (palm) and thick where you need the insulation. tested and worthy in 40F/40F/40knt.

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Re: best gloves for cold water

Postby CaptainArgh » Fri Dec 17, 2010 10:02 pm

My fingers would get cold in those O'Neil's. Great looking gloves, and they work most of the time...but on those bitter cold days I'd go through some periods of numbness until my core is warmed, I have re-flowed blood into my fingers by hanging an arm down, and everything is toasty. Too much hassle....I just bought this set and hope they are the ticket!

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Re: best gloves for cold water

Postby OzBungy » Mon Jun 20, 2011 1:58 am

I have had two problems with gloves in the past:

1. they fill up with water and balloon up

2. when winding up the lines after kiting the lines carve grooves where they run over the edge of the palm

Can anybody recommend some warmish gloves that solve these problems?

I am not dealing with ice and snow so they don't have to be super warm. I'm talking about comfort, not survival conditions.

I am thinking of a neoprene glove with a coating on the palm that extends around the edges a little. Maybe a velcro closure to reduce the ballooning effect.


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Re: best gloves for cold water

Postby snowspider » Mon Jun 20, 2011 2:24 pm

I found a thin light wieght ice fishing glove with velcro wrist closer that I use when its a little cool out and as a liner inside my mitts in winter.
I believe its "Ice Armor" brand. Could be just what you're looking for.

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Re: best gloves for cold water

Postby waynepjh » Mon Jun 20, 2011 5:17 pm

nrs makes a dry glove that works really good when it gets colder I use the nrs mitt version of the same glove.
NRS Maverick Gloves with HydroCuff

The NRS Maverick Glove stands high above its peers. Warm, waterproof and flexible with an innovative HydroCuff™ that helps keep water out and your warmth in, the Maverick is definitely a cut above.
Item# 2454 $39.95

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NRS Toaster Mitts

Let your fingers snuggle together for warmth in NRS Toaster Mitts. Toaster Mitts are the warmest "glove" we have. Combine that with pre-curved fingers for an easy grip and you have happy paddling.
Item# 24472 $36.95

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