When fishing days get short and the water gets icy, our Shelled Insulators come into their own. Made with a fully bonded, 3-layer polyester soft-shell fabric that includes a windproof membrane with Deluge® DWR (durable water repellent) finish and soft, grid-backed interior, these pants provide tough, water-resistant performance, full-stretch freedom, and unparalleled coziness under waders. For increased convenience and a touch of civilization, we’ve added belt loops and a zippered fly. Details include tricot-lined pockets – two in front and a zippered horizontal hip pocket – and gusseted cuffs with hook-and-loop adjustment for a secure fit at the ankle.
Patagonia’s proprietary durable water repellent fabric finish, Deluge DWR, lasts substantially longer than standard DWRs. Garments with the Deluge DWR finish have like-new repellency after years of extensive use.