ARCATA, California –The new Kokatat GORE-TEX® Supernova Angler gives kayak anglers the driest, most durable fishing specific paddling suit option on the market. The GORE-TEX® Supernova Angler is based on the same design of the popular Hydrus Supernova Angler suit, but made with GORE-TEX® fabrics for a suit that is lighter weight, more durable and has superior breathability.
“Kayak fishermen have been asking for a GORE-TEX® fishing paddling suit with many opting for our GORE-TEX® Front entry dry suit,” said Jeff Turner, Kokatat Sales Manager. “With the new GORE-TEX® Supernova Angler they now have an ultra durable suit that is specifically designed to meet their fishing needs.”
The majority of the suit is made with the same lightweight and highly breathable 3-layer GORE-TEX® used in the Kokatat Surge paddling suit. The light fabric allows for easy casting and paddling comfort.
In high wear areas of the lap, knees, seat, and elbows, military grade 330 denier GORE-TEX® Cordura® 3-layer fabric is used. The single layer of fabric is lighter and dries faster than the sewn on reinforcement patches used on the Hydrus version suit. This rugged fabric helps reduce potential hook snares, providing the necessary protection while dealing with fish and gear.
The GORE-TEX® Supernova Angler is a front entry paddling suit with nylon entry and front relief zippers. The neck features the popular neoprene Neo Cinch Collar, while latex wrist gaskets with adjustable hook and loop cuffs keep water out with every stroke. The suit also has GORE-TEX® socks with gravel guards and a draw cord waist.
The GORE-TEX® Supernova Angler suit will be offered in acorn and red color ways that coordinate with the Kokatat Bahia Predator PFD for a formidable kayak fishing combination. The suit will be available in sizes small through XXL and the larger “L King” size. As with all Kokatat suits, the GORE-TEX® Supernova Angler suit is 100% fill tested and guaranteed to be dry with a lifetime warranty. MSRP- $829.00
Kokatat will introduce the GORE-TEX® Supernova Angler paddling suit and its complete Spring 2017 Collection at the 2016 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Salt Lake City, UT, August 3-6 (Booth 33059).
About Kokatat Inc.
Kokatat has been manufacturing paddling gear in Arcata, California for 45 years. At a time when many technical apparel brands were moving manufacturing offshore, Kokatat continued to invest in infrastructure in the United States. Kokatat founder Steve O’Meara was committed to the development of the finest and driest paddling apparel in the world and recognized the need to control and continually evolve the development of our dry wear. In the early days, Kokatat worked closely with W.L. Gore & Associates, makers of GORE-TEX®, to refine the sewing and sealing techniques required for full immersion suits and tops. Today, our hands-on approach to manufacturing continues to set the standard in paddling apparel. Into the water with Kokatat! Learn more at www.kokatat.com.