Without a doubt, fly fishing and water belong together – and where there’s water, biting insects are always close by. Ironically, fly fishermen should be thankful for every type of insect activity. But, mosquitoes and midges can ruin the entire fishing day. Besides being extremely annoying, many insects can endanger your health all over the world, because they transmit dangerous diseases.
Therefore, the Simms Bugstopper series with patented Insect Shield® Technology offers effective protection against many kinds of biting or stinging mosquitoes and midges. These cloths are very popular, because they simply work. Thus, numerous studies have confirmed the effectiveness of this unique repellent. Compared to ordinary insect sprays, this type of protection is odourless and absolutely harmless - to our skin and fly lines. In detail, this exceptional repellent is tightly bonded to the fibres of the fabric, creating a durable insect protection that will last at least 70 washing cycles – the expected lifetime of a garment. But, the one and only Bugstopper series does not only protect you against flying insect. Particularly in Europe, ticks are a serious thread. Fortunately, they also hate fabrics that are treated with Insect Shield® Technology and they will fall off as fast as they came.
When annoying insect ruin your concentration and fun while fishing, it’s time to wear the Bugstopper series by Simms. Whether tyou're fishing a Salmon river in Scandinavia, exploring the Mangroves in the tropics or waiting for the evening hatch on your local stream. Trousers, shirts, hoodies and socks: These garments by Simms with unique InsectShield® Technology feel like ordinary cloths, but they offer reliable, long-lasting and odourless insect protection!