The new V-Eight Fisher by Astral is designed for the serious angler that appreciates minimalism and high-performance. Inspired by the original V-Eight vest, the V-Eight Fisher pairs Astral’s patented Airescape™ technology with plenty of storage for angling accessories. Engineered to prevent overheating, the V-Eight Fisher helps with breathability kayaking with high seat backs.
Specific features include pockets for essentials, a line cutting tool, lashing points, a folding knife slip pocket, fish plier holster with leash tunnel and a white light lashing point on the back. Like all Astral PFDs, the V-Eight fisher is made with proprietary Gaia® foam, a sustainable alternative to toxic PVC foam. MSRP: $130, available now!
Fishing PFDs commonly include many pockets. It can get confusing what is where, and the pockets create obstacles for the rod handle. On the new Sturgeon PFD, Astral consolidated five pockets into one large centralized place. The result is a streamlined yet highly organized PFD for more efficient fishing.
This vestincludes a Thin-Vent™ back to offer breathability along the users back as well as an easy-access clamshell front pocket with internal zippers, pliers holster, external folding knife pocket, VHF radio slip pocket, clipping points for line nips and retractors and a white light lashing point on back. MSRP: $130, available February 10, 2020.