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DescriptionSimms’ award-winning ProDry™ GORE-TEX® jacket is a proven game-changer when it comes to exceptional foul weather performance. It’s built ultra-tough with ProShell fabric tech for 100-percent waterproof and windproof comfort in the burliest elements and features a longer cut that’s perfect for boat use. Advanced engineering comes in the form of two low profile large-capacity chest pockets with ample room for renegade stowaways and zippered microfleece-lined hand warmer pockets to hide your hands from the heinous. When the skies break, stow the 3-point cinch storm hood and open your eyes to the reality you’re the last man still fishing.
- 100% waterproof and windproof featuring state-of-the-art GORE-TEX® Pro Shell fabric technology for superior performance
- Extreme Wet Weather rated - up to 22" of rainfall per hour and Guaranteed to Keep You Dry®
- Stretch fabric in shoulders & elbows for flexibility & comfort
- Two low-profile large capacity chest pockets & two zippered microfleece-lined hand warmer pockets with built-in heat pack pockets
- 3-point cinch, stowable storm hood, water-tight adjustable cuffs, adjustable waist and full length YKK® VT9 AquaGuard® VISLON® water-resistant center-front zipper with zipper flap for additional protection
- 3-layer GORE-TEX® Pro Shell fabric; 100% Nylon face
- Approximate weight: 42 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
GORE-TEX® Technology and Simms Gear
Shaw Grigsby Reviews Simms ProDry™ GORE-TEX® Jacket and Bib
- 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® PRO SHELL outerwear is waterproof, exceptionally lightweight and offers the ultimate in breathability, durability and extended comfort. Constructed with a woven backer, GORE-TEX® Pro Shell garments slide easily over other layers and offer exceptional tear strength and internal abrasion-resistance.
The AquaGuard® VISLON® zipper is a revolutionary new design from the global leader in containment closures. The AquaGuard® VISLON® zipper's new tooth design provides enhanced fluid repellency vs. coil or standard individual element closures, while increasing the number of design and color options for your application.
- Almost perfect Review by VTMatt
OverallHaving used Simms gear for years now, I'd never really used their jackets, just a cheap rain coat for when it rained. After getting the G3 waders and feeling how comfortable and breathable they were, I just had to get the ProDry. It didn't have the zingers that the G4 had but the length was just for me.
The only negative things I can think of is the watch window and no D ring for a net (Why?!)- it fogs quickly. It's also pretty high up on the arm, so you have to wear your watch loose so it sits higher up on your arm (from my personal experience)
Other than that, the thing has withstood downpours, and the cuff design is great. You do have to tighten it hard to be able to dip your arm in the water without much water seeping in, but a snug fit kept rain from running down my arm. The pockets are convenient, and the hood is so well thought of that I honestly forgot I was wearing the hood most of the time I fished. I'm so used to my other jackets getting in my face and falling to one side, but the stiff brim on the hood keeps it in place over a hat. Also, the high neck is great for Winter when the winds are whipping at 40 MPH and you need that extra coverage. Oh, and let's not forget how awesome the jacket looks.
(Posted on 12/12/13)
- Great jacket but... Review by Nick
OverallI've owned this jacket since June 2012. I use it almost 3 times a week. It keeps me absolutely dry here in Ireland. I have also used it in desert climates in Oman (especially in the morning) as a windbreaker and when leaving the Marina early in the morning to avoid the salt water spray. The only tthing I'll say is that the SIMMS decals/stickers on the back and the front are peeling off the jacket. Not something I expected considering the price paid for the jacket. Strangely the 2 logos on the shoulders are not stickers and have lasted till now. This jacket has survived trips to Oman, Mongolia, Thailand, Maldives, Lakshadweep, Ireland and places further afield. Great jacket Simms but would you guys do something about those logos?
(Posted on 11/20/13)
- Great jacket...for the most part Review by Jordan
OverallI recently purchased this jacket this past year for the guiding season up in the Queen Charlotte Islands/Haida Gwaii of British Columbia after seeing a few of my fellow guides with them the year before. From the first moment I put it on I knew it was a great jacket. Our fishery is heavily tide dependent and the watch window in the sleeve is a great tool that helped me with timing my movement and position. The colour I bought was 'Fury Orange' and I know most people will say that it is too bright and that fish can see it and what not, but for running a boat, I chose this colour for the added safety of being spotted should something happen. I am actually really happy that Simms offered this colour and I hope more people take that in to account when buying this jacket for the open seas.
My one complaint though is that the velcro tabs on the cuffs delaminated on both sleeaves, leaving the non-velcro part flapping around. This also happened on both cuffs of my Windstopper jacket. I'm not sure if it is a lack in quality of the glue being used, but I was forced to do a quick fix on both jackets with a needle and 8lb tippet. The fact this has happened on two of my jackets leads me to hoping that Simms will have the two layers surged or sewn on future products.
(Posted on 11/19/13)
- Amazing coat for Alaska Review by Justin M
OverallI guide Arctic Grayling fly fishing trips 6 days a week in interior Alaska and this coat keeps me warm and dry day in and day out period! Last night it started snowing in the high country and poured rain on us while we were fishing. The wind was blowing steady and simply put it was cold. The coat performed perfectly! I was warm and perfectly dry all night. Simms has done a great job once again. The shipping to Alaska was great arrived in 4 days.
(Posted on 8/21/13)
- excellent Review by Dick N.
OverallI used this jacket for a week's Salmon fishing and it was 55 degrees and rained most days. The jacket was great. The hood fit easily over a baseball cap and the high neck helped to keep me warm. My only complaint is that the "handwarmer" pockets should be lined with some sort of fleece for better warmth.
A terrific rain jacket!
(Posted on 7/2/13)
- Great design features but got wet Review by Bassboy
OverallLove the fit verses BPS hood fits better, more mobile for casting, , better when it is warm, sleeves fit nice, only problem was in all day down pour, after 9 hours I was soaked. Had my BPS on rainy day before, was dry as a bone except around wrist to elbow even with writst bands
(Posted on 5/7/13)
- Hard to find people to fish with! Review by Aaron G
OverallAfter two years of fishing this jacket it always impresses me! From shore casting on 15 degree days in pounding waves on Lake Superior to Summer downpoors that makes trout hammer a streamer on the swing this jacket always performs. In fact its hard to find people that want to fish with me due to the fact I now go on the nastiest days you can imagine. Spend the money and dont look back. Best Jacket Period.
(Posted on 4/18/13)
- On the water and going strong Review by Gregor
OverallMy jacket and bibs have been great. I have had other bibs and jackets that I get too hot in. I am a strong believer in putting on multiple layers of clothing to stop the chill. I fish in either a Lund tiller boat or a boat with a single bubble windshield for walleye tournaments across Colorado and Wyoming. These products have yet to let me down in any way.
(Posted on 4/8/13)
- ProDry Puts All Others To Shame Review by Alex
OverallAfter fishing with cabelas and bass pro gortex, the Simms pro dry suit is night and day. It's a little spendy but totally worth it. By far the best suit I've had!
(Posted on 4/5/13)
- Amazing Gear Review by John Klar - Salmon and Steelhead Guide
OverallIn my 27 year guiding career I have never found a set of rain gear like this. Until I received my ProDry jacket and bibs I had no idea how far behind the times I was regarding rain gear. Not only is the gear extremely light, comfortable to wear, and extraordinarily breathable (no sweating), its quite obvious that an incredible amount of thought has gone into this product and that no shortcuts were taken. The cuffs, high collar... everything was designed with extreme weather in mind. Simms has really set the bar high!
(Posted on 3/6/13)
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