G3 Guide™ Jacket



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When global storming rains fury on your fishing rituals, source active warming from Simms’ GORE-TEX® G3 Guide™ Jacket. From the top down, the adjustable storm hood is a first-rate barrier, while adjustable cuffs and the shock cord hem add a secure seal against sneak weather attacks. Quick-drying, microfleece-lined pockets offer respite for hands in need of recirculation and once you’ve effectively outplayed the weather, lighter nylon fabric in the body means convenient packability where and when it counts.

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  • Heavier nylon fabric in shoulders for additional durability and lighter nylon fabric in body for enhanced packability
  • Five storage pockets including two bellowed chest pockets, two zippered chest pockets and one large capacity back pocket
  • Quick-drying, microfleece-lined hand warmer pockets
  • Adjustable storm hood, adjustable cuffs and adjustable shock cord hem
  • Two patented built-in retractors
  • 3-layer GORE-TEX® Performance Shell fabric; 100% Nylon face
  • Approximate weight: 37 oz


Size Chart

Men's Outerwear Top Size Chart

Men's Sizes Chest* Neck*Sleeve*
S 36" - 38" 14.5" - 15" 33" - 34"
M 39" - 41" 15.5" - 16" 34" - 35"
L 42" - 45" 16.5" - 17" 35" - 36"
XL 46" - 48" 17.5" - 18" 36" - 37"
XXL 49" - 51" 18.5" - 19" 37" - 38"

* These are body measurements


Why Outerwear?

GORE-TEX® Technology and Simms Gear

Product Care

GORE-TEX® Outerwear Care:

Cleaning your GORE-TEX® garments regularly will extend the life of the product. It will also keep them breathable as dirt and oil can clog the GORE-TEX® membrane over time.

It is critical to wash jackets. Natural oils can damage the GORE-TEX® tape and adhesives causing a peeling effect.

Machine wash warm. Do not use fabric softener or bleach.

Remember to zip all pockets and close all Velcro cuffs before washing to prevent any damage caused by the machine.

Tumble dry on warm setting making sure not to use a high heat setting. Drying on warm will actually reactivate the DWR coating.



  • GORE-TEX® Performance Shell outerwear is waterproof, lightweight, durable and breathable. It’s designed to provide excellent, long-lasting performance in a wide range of conditions.

  • Little Parts from the YKK® Fastening Products Group create The Big Difference for our customers — fastening solutions intelligently integrated with the finished product to provide the highest quality, most durable gear. The Little Parts — zippers, metal buttons and snaps, and Nylon buckles — all earn the YKK® brand. The Big Difference begins with their obsession to ensure that every individual component renders maximum value to the finished whole. That commitment instills quality and value into every product. Simms utilizes fasteners built to withstand the harshest environments and YKK® provides the best solutions to meet those needs. All Simms outerwear features nylon YKK® zippers to minimize corrosion and provide high performing, durable wear. www.ykkamerica.com.


Customer Reviews

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Double-Duty Mountaineering Jacket!? Review by Allan Campbell
Ridiculous is how well this jacket performs. I not only use it daily for guiding - I use it as my mountaineering shell. Totally utilitarian - it outperforms shells from Mountain Hardwear, Pataguchi, Outdoor Research, etc. Insane rain? No problem. Blizzard snow and spindrift? Perfect. When everyone else is wet - I'm dry. Very well thought out pockets and cuffs. Even looks decent wearing around town.

(Posted on 7/17/12)

Great Jacket Review by FrequentFlier85
This jacket is everything I wanted and more in a wading jacket. The design is great for long days of fishing, and it holds up in the brisk Montana morning air. I have had other jackets before and this one outperforms them all. Definitely a great pick, and definitely a jacket I would recommend to anyone.

(Posted on 7/17/12)

G3 jacket Review by Rapala bill
Bought this jacket a few weeks back and i cannot fault it,cuffs are great, hood sturdy satys up in the wind,pockets and retactors allows me to ditch the waistcoat,great for hiking miles along the clyde and best of all its the first jacket i have had that can keep the scottish rain at bay.

(Posted on 7/17/12)

G3 guide Review by stockbike
This Jacket far exceeds my expectations! I fish Northern Oregon all year long and would not do it without this jacket! I have previously used my old Marmot ski jacket and have water running down my sleeves and around my neck. This jacket goes chest deep in water and can hold up through a two hour squall while rowing a drift boat. I always come back to the truck dry underneath. I love this jacket.

(Posted on 7/17/12)

Opinion Review by Carl
Great jacket, the only problem is that neoprene cuffs are not at all around the wrist, and when you introduce the arm in the water for take pictures or release fish, some water get into and wet my shirt arms.

(Posted on 7/17/12)

First Impressions Review by Randy
My first impression of this jacket was not a good one, at first glance, but since then I've had to revise my opinion. The first jacket I bought I wore completely out, using it wade fishing in salt water for about 5 years. Now, you may think that it didn't last too long, but you see, I guide so I'm in the water a lot. This is by far the most durable, best fitting jacket I've ever owned. I love that the water-tight sleeves keep me warm and dry, which is important when your standing in the water hours on end, in the dead of winter. Its so good, that I wouldn't want to be caught without one, so I have another hanging in the closet waiting for its turn.

(Posted on 7/17/12)

G3 Guide Jacket Review by Ian Martin
I got one of these when they first came out, and loved it except for the very stiff dry suit type zipper. The current model has a less difficult zip. The jacket design is great: the stand-up collar is a real advantage whether the hood is up or down, and there is tons of storage in the pockets for fly boxes, a tip wallet for the Spey line, tippet spools, gloves and tuque, and some snacks. The chest pockets are nice and high for deep wading and for using a double hander. And with the velcro-on fly patch, I've got the functionality of a complete vest, but everything stays dry -- including me!

(Posted on 7/17/12)

The Best Review by Nate Taylor
This jacket is just awesome. Big pockets, retractor cords for nippers/hemos, and a hood that you can cinch so tight a hurricane couldn't take it off. There are so many good things about this jacket I'd waste your time telling you all of them. I left it at a friends house when I was out fishing with him two months ago...he won't send it back. Once you have one you'll wonder how you survived without it. One of my best purchases ever.

(Posted on 7/17/12)

G3 Guide Jacket Review by Dino
When my old wading jacket gave out, I was looking to replace it with another high quality jacket. It is difficult finding a good wading jacket that will fit a large person. I'm 6'3" 225lbs. I then tried on the Simms G3 Guide jacket at my local fly shop and was sold. The sleeves are a perfect fit for my long arms, the body lenght is just right for my torso, best of all this jacket has kept me dry in torrential down poors. I always carry my G3 guide jacket on any fishing trip. I would highly recommend this jacket to anyone looking for a superb wading jacket.

(Posted on 7/17/12)

Best wet-weather jacket on the market - bar none Review by yukon_fly
I've worn my G3 guide jacket year-round for 4 years and can attest to its exceptional quality, function and overall performance. From steelhead fishing in northwest British Columbia and southeast Alaska in April to chasing Arctic grayling and sheefish in northern Canada and relying on it to stave off flash downpours while fishing permit and tarpon in the caribbean - my G3 guide jacket has done it all, and continues to outperform all previous jackets I've owned. The folks at Simms have gone above and beyond in designing a jacket that meets the torture test of professional guides such as myself, as well as discerning anglers the world over. I've recommended this jacket to many clients as well as guides without reservation. You can check out the rest, but value for money you can't beat the Simms G3 guide jacket.

(Posted on 7/17/12)

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