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Need Input on Rain Gear

Rolltide

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Dec 15, 2007
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My wife and I are taking our daughters on an Alaskan cruise next month. This is not the way I want to visit Alaska the first time...or really at all... ( I'd rather be hunting ), but it is what it is.

We're coming out of Seatle and the wife is more than a little concerned about temperatures and getting soaked.

Apparently, my offer to outfit everyone with new camo isn't to her liking...so I need to know what those of you in the wetter climates find works well to keep from getting soaked and still enjoying what you're doing.

I've had suggestions for everything from Frog Toggs to Columbia, Bass Pro stuff to shit that cost more than my Vudoo's.

I can't see the needs being huge outside of the trip, but I want everyone to enjoy thee experiences and not be froZen from being wet or from the wind.

What should I buy?
 

Lineman

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Dec 31, 2010
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Can’t help you on the rainware, but I can keep the Vudoo warm while you’re gone if you’d like!
 

Big Stick

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Nov 18, 2007
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I'd have Mom choose the cheapest shit she'll sign off on and feign "surprise" when it never comes close to being used,for said pursuit.

Though it is POURING now..................(grin)
 
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cwh

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Nov 18, 2007
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Yeah, especially for a cruise I wouldn't sweat it. Buy everyone a rain poncho and at least you'll have something to laugh about later.

Where you headed?
 
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Rolltide

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Dec 15, 2007
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Thanks guys!

I don't recall all of the stops, but I know we stop in Juneau at some point.
 

CaptArab

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Not sure where you're at Rolltide, but the wife and I made trip up to Cabela's in bowling green this last deer season.

We picked up boots, insulated coveralls, in town clothes, all kinds of stuff- practically a whole new closet.

We pushed two carts up the the register and got all rung up. I winced in pain reaching for the visa expecting a 4 digit number. Got out under $500 and I felt like I won the lottery.

Crazy how far $200 can go in there.
 
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Ndbowhunter

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May 18, 2021
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i somehow wore grunden bibs, xtratufs and fleece hoody for the vast amount of days i spent on the back deck. chuck on the jacket if it was heavy spray, really pissing down, or stacking the net.
 

Rolltide

rimfiretactical.com
Dec 15, 2007
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I appreciate the help!

I've tried to let this play itself out but finally had to step in when she's talking about an extra suitcase just to carry all the "winter gear" in...

The weather channel says highs in the 60s and lows in the 50s...

I'm not a fan of cruises...but I'm looking forward to seeing a little bit of what you boys call home...
 

Ndbowhunter

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May 18, 2021
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Tard barge isn’t my thing

but you’ll have fun. If you pop into Yakutat bay to take a look at hubbard take some pics and post em up. I miss that spot.
 
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