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Your one-piece ticket to warmth Corner warmth and keep it close with Simms' Guide Fleece Bib. 4-way stretch fleece bolsters warmth and breathability, while aiding and abetting a full range of fishing motions. The high-loft fleece interior rides smooth next to skin and wicks moisture with stay-dry skills. While the no-pilling hard-face exterior enhances durability. Intuitive bib architecture includes zip-front entry, two chest pockets, and stretch woven stirrups for exacting fit under waders.
Machine wash cold. Tumble dry low. Do not bleach. Do not iron. Do not dry clean.
|S||28" - 30"||30"|
|M||32" - 34"||31"|
|L||36" - 38"||32"|
|XL||40" - 42"||33"|
|XXL||44" - 46"||33"|
* This is a body measurement
** This is a garment measurement - inseam measured from crotch to ankle
First the positive:
The fit of the Guide Fleece Bib is perfect. Being one piece, there are no gaps to let the cold in and the garment moves completely with you. As the base layer you can actually layer to the circumstance and not feel to encumbered by the exterior layers. I give them 5 stars for that. Plus they hang dry perfectly.
I may not be endowed like some of the other reviewers. I found that when it's time to answer natures call after several cups of coffee or a few beers, I need to get nearly undressed to pee. The zipper is placed too far away from the equipment. The Guide Fleece Bib would rate 10 stars if there was a flap with a velcro closure in the crotch instead of the lower zipper. Hopefully this can be incorporated future manufacturing runs.
(Posted on 12/30/2015)
Mueller JK, 7/27/2015
The only reason I didn't give all 5 stars was because the zipper doesn't extend as far down into the crotch area as I'd like. It makes a quick call of nature a little troublesome and tricky. That's obviously a 1-size fits all kind of problem, but everything else about this base layer is awesome! Comfy, warm, not restrictive of casting and movement, and I was in them for a week solid in the tundra of Alaska wading through the river all day, every day.
(Posted on 7/27/2015)
Capt Garry Grable, 3/11/2015
These guys are very warm in the vital areas and without sleeves they free up your arms for all day casting. The stirrups are nice to keep everything in place with waders on. I also wear these concealed under regular pants and a fishing shirt and you can’t even tell I have them on. Customers bundled up in heavy jackets will ask. “Aren’t you cold??”. NOPE…
(Posted on 3/11/2015)
Wading in ice strewn waters takes a lot of energy out of the 73 YO body. This Bib helps sustain the day and keeps me in the hunt!
(Posted on 1/21/2015)
I bought these since I do a lot of winter fishing and there are not any women's version available. The weight is very good but the fit just sucks for a woman. The shoulders are huge.
I sure wish Simms would start offering this product in a women's version like their G3 waders.
(Posted on 12/17/2014)
Like my polar tech fleece bibs for cold season duck hunting back east, these bibs are like that childhood woobie you toted around for years. The fit is dead-on, so be honest with yourself but enjoy the comfort it provides on chilly and down right cold rocky mountain mornings in the streams. I very much like the integrated stirrups and the ease of making a "call to nature". Breast pockets make it easy to store an iPhone 6+, license, wallet, or anything else you may want close and within the confines of your waders. Awesome product!!
(Posted on 11/7/2014)