What size fishing vest?

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Quillspirit

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I'm looking at some fishing vests on ebay, and am wondering what size I should get. I'm avg build, I wear a med/large t-shirt. My fishing outfit consists of a thick insulated flannel under a carheart coat. I'd probably wear the vest over my flannel, so XL vest? :think:
 
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Yeh I would definitely go a little bigger than your shirt size if you are going to be wearing it over your jacket. I ussually shy away from buying clothes online because different manufactures sizes can vary quite a bit I like to be able to try it on before buying so I can see how it fits and if it is comfortable.
 
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Trust me, get XXL you will never regret it. You can never have too many pockets or too much room to bring an extra bottle of water or a sandwich. I have a XXL and keep a Raincoat in the back pouch to off set the weight in the front. My son still gives me crap about how much stuff I carry in my vest; be believes if I ever fall into a large deep pool I am headed to the bottom fast.
What good is an empty pocket....every thing I carry has a use, well most everything;).

XXL is my vote.

Chuck
 
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try going to a store that has some vest in stock and try different ones on to get an idea of what size u r.
 
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Thanks guys. I'm a good boy scout like Chuck. I need to remember to pack a small flashlight next time too, in case dusk catches me hiking back.
 
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Instead of a flash light try one of the many brands of "head lamps"...hands free and my new one is LED. Just a heads up ....

Chuck
 
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