Gear Up: {Huk NXTLVL Cargo Pant}

Comfortable and functional pants that protect your legs from the sun and pesky bugs while fishing.

Gear Up
By David A. Brown
Gear Up Ambassador

Continuing its tradition of blending style, protection and comfort, Huk introduces the NXTLVL (say it a few times) Cargo Pant, extending the 10.5-inch shorts into a full-length garment.

What sets it apart?

Designed for unhindered movement, these pants are made with a quick-drying, high-stretch fabric that includes UPF properties that eliminate the need for multiple sunscreen applications. With its cotton, polyester and spandex blend, the NXTLVL Cargo Pant keeps the mosquitoes and no-see-ums (sand gnats) out while allowing cooling breezes to flow through the fabric.

How do I use it?

Hydrophobic fibers move perspiration away from the skin to the pants’ exterior for evaporation, while an antimicrobial coating combats odor-causing microorganisms to help eliminate unpleasant smells. Other key features include an ever-adjustable waistband for optimal fit, gusseted crotch for freedom of movement and a durable, water-repellent finish to keep you dry. Color options: braid, fallen rock and iron.

How much?

$70-$75

David’s insight:

Whether it’s a warm morning in a backwater pond, an afternoon on the dock with kids or a casual stroll by the seashore, nothing dampens the mood like swatting and swiping at those persistent biting insects. Paired with one of Huk’s long-sleeve technical shirts, the NXTLVL Cargo Pant will keep the bugs at bay so you can focus on enjoying the great outdoors.

More information:

Hukgear.com

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