They are made of high-tech polyester, which, unlike cotton, absorbs very little water. Cotton will absorb 7% of its weight in water, polyester only 0.4%. This creates a shirt that has 46 times the UPF rating of a cotton shirt and many times its cooling factors.
Some of the most common materials that fishing clothing gear can be produced from: Polyester. Nylon. Cotton.
What are fishing shirts called?
Have been called “Dri-fit”, “Microfiber”, “Performance Gear” or “Sun Shirts” (they all mean the same thing) Can come in long-sleeve or short-sleeve. They are designed to be soft, breathable, moisture-wicking, sun protecting shirts for the outdoors.