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Westlake Easy To Pitch Bivvy Day Shelter with Large Open Front, Day Fishing Shelter, Fishing Tent, Fishing Gear, Fishing Equipment, Brown, One Size

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One of the key features (other than price) that sets this day shelter apart from the competition is its weight. So let's start by looking at the key features to look out for in the best fishing day shelter. Features to look for in the best fishing day shelter

Whether it’s a bit bright, or more likely a bit dark and gloomy, this day shelter should have you covered, literally. At over 2 metres long you’ll have plenty of room to keep the important things dry. And provided that you stay sat down, you’ll be kept firmly under cover. The dome shape gives really decent wind protection from the sides, so if its rainy and windy you aren’t going to get wet. The included groundsheet prevents water soaking into things from below, especially useful if there has been a bit of a deluge. The Korum Day Shelter Lite is smaller and lighter than previous versions, weighing in at just 3.8kg. This day shelter has a few clever features that make it really stand out. If you like, you can just use it as a standard fishing umbrella. Now if you’ve ever used one, you’ll have probably found that the pole gets in the way. With this clever system, you can get your shelter set up, then remove the pole completely. The structural integrity and wind protection is provided by two storm poles and side panels. This day shelter is lightweight and comes with its own slimline carry case that should easily stuff into a rod holdall or fishing trolley.The canopy of the shelter is constructed from PU-coated nylon, which has been treated to increase its durability and extend its lifespan.

There are 4 ribs that make up the frame of this brolly system which makes it sturdy and rigid and there is an option that allows you to change the doors from clear PVC, a solid Khaki door, or just the mozzy mesh.The figure relates to the height of a column of water that can be placed on the fabric before it leaks – so a 10,000mm hydrostatic head is better than a 5,000mm one. A term often bandied about when it comes to shelters, the hydrostatic head rating of a bivvy relates to waterproofing. As fishing day shelters go, this is a pretty solid choice. As with some of our other offerings, this day shelter comes ready equipped with both guy lines and pegs, to keep it exactly where it belongs, on the bank and not in your swim. The pole on this fishing shelter system is not removeable, but it is adjustable, so you can get the tilt on the shelter just right to avoid rain or shield your eyes from the sun. A key area that can fail on umbrellas are the seams, fortunately Michigan have given them tape reinforcement to prevent water ingress and annoying drips. The ground spike and high side walls will ensure it is secure and dry even in strong winds. Two telescopic poles serve structural purposes as well, acting firstly as a rear pole that slots into place at either peak or base. Some anglers look for price and value as the main factor when looking for the best fishing day shelter. If this is you then look no further than this great offering from a brand called Kingcarp.

When extended fully, this bar offers increased rigidity throughout the shelter's interior space by providing extra tension all around its perimeter. Anglers who want a little bit more than an umbrella-style day shelter with an easy to setup bivvy option. A two-rib shelter can often be set up faster than you can fully assemble a brolly system. Fox R Series brolly They also add that extra little bit of space that could be handy for something like a bivvy table or a bivvy heater if the conditions are cold. A detachable groundsheet is always a good feature in a fishing day shelter and the one provided here is of good quality.The doors on this shelter have 2-way zips that enable you to create a letterbox type opening that protects and allows for good ventilation at the same time. What makes this shelter stand out from the competition is the option to add a full mozzy infill panel and/or a brolly extension at a later date if required. Bear in mind that other factors, including taped seams and the fabric’s coating, also come into play with waterproofing. The Daiwa Mission provides extended storm sides to help protect against heavy winds and horizontal rain. You also benefit from groundsheet protection which is handy if you want a dry surface available to you before you stow your gear.

We found that the Fox R-series brolly system is a really solid, well thought-out, and well-built fishing shelter and is a great all-rounder. If you want to become a more mobile angler, one of the biggest weight savings you can make is in ditching your luxury bivvy for a slimmed-down shelter. The 190T polyester fabric will keep the rain off you whilst the PVC viewing panels allow you to still see what's going on in your swim whilst you remain fully protected from the elements. So now we know what features to look out for in the best fishing day shelter, what are the pros and cons of using them. The pros and cons of fishing day shelters Pros

One final, added bonus is the two-rod retention straps, which will securely house your rod whilst you rebait or adjust your rig. The frames of these shelters make up the main bulk, but don’t forget that added extras like groundsheets and storm poles soon add up. Anglers looking for a lightweight, umbrella-type shelter that could be used overnight on warmer evenings. The extended side skirts allow for extra protection from the elements in particularly bad conditions. The Shelter is supplied in a spacious bag and comes with two lightweight aluminium tension rods for added support.

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