NRS Chinook Fishing Life Jacket - PFD

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NRS Chinook Fishing Life Jacket - PFD
$109.95

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Product Description and Specs

The NRS Chinook Fishing Life Jacket - PFD has pockets stacked on pockets for almost unlimited storage. The roomy, front entry design with 8 adjustment points lets you customize the fit for comfort and security. The ventilated back panel is slimmed down low for greater comfort in kayaks with high seatbacks. Other features include rod holder loops, a coiled retractable tool clip to keep clip on line snips or other tools handy and multiple D-rings and attachment loops. Check Fit Guide tab for proper sizing. 200-denier urethane coated ripstop nylon

• 7 front pockets for everything from small tackle boxes to tippet
• Ventilated back panel, key lanyard in the left front pocket, and a coil retractable tool clip
• Soft PlushFIT foam flotation conforms to your body as you wear it for unsurpassed comfort
• 4-way lash tab
• Includes a D-ring on the back for attaching your net, plus a strobe holder loop for those low light conditions
• Colors Available:
  • Green
  • Orange
  • Charcoal
Item #: 22261
PFD Type: Fishing
Approval: USCG Type III
Buoyancy: 16.5 lbs.
Shell Fabric: 200 Denier Nylon
Gender: Unisex
Size/Color Part Number
Green - S/M 40009.03.100
Green - L/XL 40009.03.103
Green - 2XL 40009.03.106
Orange - S/M 40009.03.102
Orange - L/XL 40009.03.105
Orange - 2XL 40009.03.108
Charcoal - S/M 40009.03.101
Charcoal - L/XL 40009.03.104
Charcoal - 2XL 40009.03.107
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NRS PFDs

SizeChestWeight
Infant< 30 lbs.
Child22" - 25"30-50 lbs.
Youth24" - 29"50-90 lbs.
XS/S28" - 32"
S/M33" - 40"
L/XL38" - 46"
L/XXL40" - 58"
XXL42" - 50"
Universal30" - 58"
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Top Positive Review
By: William L.  Date: Dec 10, 2014 
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Excellent design by the team at NRS. Well built with lots of pockets and attachment points for gear leashes and tools. Here's a bit of prudent advice: Collect and install your preferred accessory list; small tackle boxes, whistle, line clipper, VHF, knife, pliers, 1st aid accessories, etc. Pick a nice sunny day in warm water and try a self rescue. Jump out of your kayak and try to get back in. You may find some of the items attached outside or even inside of the pockets are now in the way and catch on gunnels or mounted tracks as you try to get back aboard. This is an important test that needs done to keep you safe.

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Top Critical Review
By: Rick C  Date: Sep 17, 2012 
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15 people found this review helpful

Good fit and comfortable to wear while paddling. Im 6 ft 185 lbs and purchased the L/XL. Bought this for kayak touring and not for fishing though I may use it for both. The material used to make the jacket however is on the thin side and I dont think its going to wear well. Im comparing it to the MS Fit by Kokatat my wifes which although a more expensive jacket appears will outlast this one. That said its still the nicest fishing vest Ive seen.

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By: Steve B.  Date: Sep 10, 2018 
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Great fit and a lot of pockets and features. Liked it so much I bought another for the wife.

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By: Greg L.  Date: Aug 24, 2018 
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1 person found this review helpful

Great PFD. I had a good kayak PFD but always had issues of the back pad pushing me out from the seat. This NRS, with the high back pad, goes above my seat and feels great. I use it with an Ocean Kayak Trident 11 which has a wonderful seat.

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Top Question & Answer
Q: Can you explain the difference in size notation between the fit guide (S/M, L/XL, L/XXL, XXL) and the purchase selections (S/M, L/XL, 2XL)? Based on the fit guide I'd probably want an XXL, but that isn't one of the purchase options.
A: NRS makes some PFD models with different sizes. Sorry for the confusion, but if you are a XXL, you will want the 2XL size. Those are actually the same size.
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Q: I'm 5'9 165 to 168lbs.what size do you recommend?what about if I was to wear a light sweater underneath?
A: I would go with a s/m size. If it doesn't fit well with a light sweater, then you can return it and move up a size.
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Q: Very interested in NRS Chinook PFD. The more I read the more confused I am on size. I’m 6’1” chest with t-shirt is 46” with light shirt and Gote-Tex rain jacket 47-48” chest. My weight now is 227# working on getting back to 200 #. Should I get a L-XL or XXL (2XL)? My waist is 37”
A: You should be good to go with the L-XL size, however, if this does not fit the way you wish it would feel free to return it for the next size up. Here is a link to our return policy: https://www.austinkayak.com/faq#Return
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