For folks with gills, we've got your number, and your short. Our ultra-lightweight, stretch poly is UPF 40+ (blocks 97% UVB rays) and has lightning fast quick-dry action. Removable belt with buckle adjust & zipper fly. Side seam hand pockets with mesh pocket bags. Back pocket with hook & loop closure. 100% poly. Relaxed fit.
- If you are between sizes, we recommend sizing up in this product.
- Zippered fly
- Removable belt with buckle adjust
- Side-seam hand pockets with mesh liners
- Back pocket with hook & loop closure
- Mesh Fabric: 3.78 oz 100% Nylon 4-way Stretch, Small Hole Mesh
- Relaxed Fit, Mid-Rise
- 4.1oz 100% Polyester Plain Weave with Mechanical Stretch
- catalog reference #: 639
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Quick Drying River Short
Any river rat knows there's nothing worse than getting back in your truck with still wet shorts. That's what makes the Shifter Shorts so great. In the time it takes to load up your kayak and tie it down, they're dry. The stretch fabric also makes it super comfy climbing up and down the banks and in and out of the kayak. The belt addition also makes it great for strapping a knife on when things get adventurous. Now I'm just waiting on more colors!Zac Keesee | June 30, 2017
A great replacement for my old river shorts!
Love the stretchiness. I've had some river shorts before that wouldn't budge and would almost rip with activity. Enjoyed the fact that when wet they do not become transparent and show off my underwear, even dark underwear. Fit: They fit great. Nice and loose. Not too tight, but not too baggy either. I ordered the 6" to show off my sexy legs and get a better tan on my milky white Viking skin. Presents well. I don't get that yuppie feeling I thought I might. You know, the whole deck shoes and tennis sweater vibe. Dries quickly. After a short time out of the water, they were dry enough that I didn't soak my car seats. I wore these for 2 weeks straight with no washing. I wanted to see how they held odors or not. This included multiple times swimming in both pools and rivers and hiking. No stink whatsoever. This was important to me, because on a trip I don't get to wash as often. I mainly wanted to try these out to replace a pair of old swimming trunks that didn't fit so well anymore. Tossed the old ones out based on the performance of these shorts. An excellent replacement that also works better when out of the water if I want to toss on my MK Rodeo shirt and go out to eat.Dr. David Powers | June 15, 2017
THE absolute best “fast dry” article of clothing...EVER!
THE absolute best “fast dry” article of clothing I have ever worn. These shorts amazed me more and more every time I wore them. They held up to the elements of wake-boarding and wading in a river, and with in 5 minutes of being out of the water these things are dry. I literally got off the water, dried off my boat, and by the time I sat in my truck, I didn’t have to put a towel down so my seat wouldn’t get wet. Or, right after fly-fishing at dusk, walking straight in to the bar for a beer. Dry and stylish enough to wear with a tee or button up shirt. The comfort is awesome. They are relaxed fit, so make the butt area roomy. The waist band sits lower and has the belt so you can keep them loose and casual or tighten them up for when I used them lap swimming.Jason Mattick | June 7, 2017