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santa wants stocking stuffer ideas, what are your favorite non snag gloves for early spring/late fall fishing?
 

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I usually don't wear gloves but I'm not usually on the ice when it's super cold.

But to answer your question, I'd want very thin water resistant gloves.
 

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Last Christmas my brother got me a pair of Stormr Typhoon neoprene gloves that are pretty warm and I was able to squeeze a thin liner in them. the glue on the seams was a little irritating with out the liner. They are pretty thin so I was able to do a lot with my fingers while wearing them but I haven't had them long enough say how they'll hold up.
 

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Finger less rag wool, or the Simms model which are far less snaggy than the rag wool. I fish in those most of the time, but when its really shitty I go to my Cabelas gore tex gloves. I have become rather use to casting BC gear, spin gear and even flyrods in the full glove, takes some gettin used to and there have been some missed bites and lost fish due to lack of dexterity(not able to grip the line or reel handle in time) but its still better than sittin at home bitching about the cold.
 

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While flyfishing in winter I use a pair of Glacier neopreme gloves that have the index finger and thumb slots where you can bend back the tips and have a bit more dexterity. (hopefully that made sense). For ice fishing I use Cabelas gore tex gloves. When fly fishing I tend to move around more and use my hands more so the glacier gloves work just fine. Ice fishing I don't move around much which tends to let the hands get cold. While the glacier gloves work okay for ice fishing I find the gore tex gloves work better at keeping the pinkies warm.
 

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Glacier Gloves have worked well for me...if you want to save some money go to home depot and look at some of their new gloves for working with tools in the cold...surprising dexterity in some of them...you can look at them online and read reviews by people that have bought them...you can also see if they have them in stock near u...
 

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Most gloves are worthless at keeping the tips of your fingers warm and/or feeling the rod or line IMO. I've tried quite a few different types. If I absolutely had to choose one it would be rag wool mittens that fold back to expose the fingers so long as they don't get wet.

So for me no gloves for fall or early spring. I just use one of those cheap hand warmer tubes that you wear around your waste or the pockets of my hoody and stuff a disposable hand warmer in there if is real cold.

For ice I like the rag wool mittens I mention above. IF it is super cold I wear my Ice Armor Mittens to walk out and set up then switch to the rag wool.

Now boots are a hole different subject...
 

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If we're talking ice fishing I like green wool Army surplus gloves. They are sold as "glove liners." I always buy a few pair this time of year. Cheap and wool will stay warm even if it gets wet. Light and easy to stuff in a pocket. If you lose one it's easy to find a matching mate. (I take wood chopper mitts along for back up as needed).
 

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If we're talking ice fishing I like green wool Army surplus gloves. They are sold as "glove liners." I always buy a few pair this time of year. Cheap and wool will stay warm even if it gets wet. Light and easy to stuff in a pocket. If you lose one it's easy to find a matching mate. (I take wood chopper mitts along for back up as needed).

^^^ Used those for years and loved them. Now I use a neoprene/spandex type of running glove/glove insert. I have most of my dexterity and they are easy to shed to land fish.
 

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If we're talking ice fishing I like green wool Army surplus gloves. They are sold as "glove liners." I always buy a few pair this time of year. Cheap and wool will stay warm even if it gets wet. Light and easy to stuff in a pocket. If you lose one it's easy to find a matching mate. (I take wood chopper mitts along for back up as needed).
I used to use roping gloves that were basically the same thing. they were great. cost about $5 for three pair and were not hand specific so it didn't matter which went on which hand. now they're something stupid like $15 a pair and not nearly as durable.
 

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Yay. I'm going up there this weekend. I used to buy stuff from there all the time when I worked construction. I don't know about now but they used to have a lot of carhartt stuff cheap
 

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Same here. I can deal with cold hands. As soon as my feet get cold my enjoyment starts waning... still messing with the proper solution
I've tried a few different type boots over the years. I went with the Cabela's brand pack boot and wear normal socks underneath. A little heavy for long hikes. But haven't had anymore issues with cold toes even at 11-mile when it was -13.

I contemplated the good ole Army Micky Mouse Boots. But, I couldn't bring myself to that horrible flashback. Plus I don't have to air mine up.
 
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