Fishing season 2024: Equip yourself to stay dry

Opening of the fishing season

Fishing season 2024: Equip yourself to stay dry

We're fast approaching the opening of the fishing season. This season promises to bring memorable adventures, but to make the most of them, it's essential to stay dry in the face of changing weather conditions. Explore the must-have products that will guarantee comfort and protection during this unique experience.

1. Waterproof, breathable fishing jacket: Expert Pro Sonic II

Protect yourself from the elements with a quality waterproof jacket. Choose the Expert Pro Sonic II parka jacket for rain protection and moisture wicking. Completely waterproof (30,000 mm) and hyper-breathable (breathable membrane makes it lightweight, hood with visor), double waterproof cuffs allow fish to be put back in the water without getting wet, large adjustable waterproof pockets, inner wind skirt, ideal for all weathers. It also features fleece-lined hand rest pockets, an adjustable ventilation system, large chest pockets with Velcro fastenings, a removable fly/fly hook on the chest pocket, an exclusive system for adding the waterproof Chest pocket and waterproof YKK zips with double pullers.

2. Breathable, waterproof waders: Expert II 5-layer waders

Reliable waders are essential for crossing rivers and streams. Choose a pair made from breathable, waterproof materials to keep your legs and feet dry. The fabric of the Expert II 5-layer waders is highly resistant to abrasion and abrasion, yet breathable. The booties are made of 3.5 mm neoprene with a reinforced sole and 3M reinforcement strips. The heel is in one piece with the sole, so there are no weak points. The gaiters are made of 5-layer gravel-resistant fabric with a shoe hook. All seams are reinforced on the inside by two heat-welded bands, one 15mm and the other 20mm in the most exposed areas.

3. Waterproof fishing shoes: MICHELIN ATOP II tightening system

Combine your waders with shoes specially designed for fishing. Choose our new MICHELIN wading shoes with ATOP clamping system, handmade in ITALY, waterproof shoes with a grippy sole for optimum traction on slippery bottoms. Optimized tightening ensures a perfect fit, giving every angler exceptional stability in rough waters. The high, rigid upper offers superior support, enabling confident walking in tough conditions. The reinforced heel adds an extra layer of protection, ensuring rugged durability. Flipped seams, the hallmark of our new design. These seams are not simply an aesthetic detail, but a central element that elevates our product to a new level of performance. They provide an extra barrier against abrasion, ensuring optimum strength even in the most demanding conditions.

4. Waterproof chest-pack for optimum organization :

Keep your essential accessories close at hand while protecting them from water with a waterproof chest-pack. Compact and lightweight, it attaches to your chest for easy access to your fly boxes, camera and other items while staying protected from moisture. By combining these items, you'll be ready to face the vagaries of the weather and make the most of the start of the fishing season.

Check the weather forecast before you go out, dress accordingly and respect the fishing rules for an unforgettable experience on the water!

When does fishing open in 2024?

The official opening of the first-category trout fishing season generally takes place on the second Saturday in March throughout France, which corresponds to Saturday March 9 for the year 2024. Although this may seem a long way off, it's worth noting that the fishing season will end on the third Sunday in September, i.e. September 15, 2024.

It should be noted that for mountain lakes, the opening and closing dates of the fishing season may vary and be postponed by a few weeks, with a possible start in April, May or even June, depending on the specific features of the département.



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