Make Your Own Luck in
the Long Sleeve 13 Fishing Shield Shirt
Total Score: 7.91 -
In just a
couple of years, 13 Fishing has made quite a splash in the fishing industry.
Manufacturing rods and reels for everything from bass fishing to ice fishing,
the quality and value of what they offer has resulted in them enjoying rapid
growth. Like many companies, 13 Fishing also offers an array of apparel to keep
you looking good on the water. From hats to jackets, the surprisingly large
selection looks young, hip, and fresh. Weighing all of our options, we decided
to select the long sleeve Shield shirt to see if it fits our strict criteria for
comfort and style!
13 Fishing Long
front and back
Layered up (shown)
or alone, this shirt
like the rods that 13 Fishing produces, the Shield shirt features a clean design
that should appeal to many anglers. The shirt features very tasteful light gray
long sleeves with a dark gray body portion. The combination not only looks
great, but it will likely match very well with a jacket or pair of pants you
The upper part of the back features 13 Fishing's catchy phrase “Make Your Own
Luck” along with their small logo.
The shirt is
adorned with white logos and text that contrasts very well against the gray
coloration. On the lower left portion of the front, you'll find the familiar 13
Fishing logo that is so large it can be seen from quite a distance. While it's
not too big, I personally wouldn't mind seeing the logo done a bit
smaller to keep the advertising more low-key. On the reverse side of the shirt,
a much smaller version of the same logo along with 13 Fishing's slogan “Make
Your Own Luck” is visible on the upper back. Not to be forgotten, another small
logo can be found on the outside of the right arm. Overall, the styling is
casual, attractive, and looks good whether you're on the water or heading out
for a stimulating day of shopping at the mall.
This speckled trout decided to have a closer look at the Shield shirt.
The long sleeve
Shield shirt is constructed out of “Flexcast” breathable fabric. What's that,
you ask? I wondered that myself, until I noticed that 100-percent polyester is
indicated on the inside of the neck line. This fabric makes the shirt
breathable, moisture wicking, stretchy, and even offers protection from UV rays.
I give the garment high ratings in the quality department, as the stitching is
all very clean and strong when pulled on.
Upon closer inspection, the fabric exhibits a bit of a waffle weave pattern.
We purchased the 13 Fishing Shield Shirt directly from Tackle
garment to a barrage of intense tests that included sky diving,
bull fighting, and climbing Mt. Everest. Ok, I'm sure I didn't fool anyone with
that, so I'll come clean and say that I wore this shirt casually around town as
well as on a few fishing trips.
The sleeves are cut nicely and there's no unsightly hanging fabric.
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