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    There are some very comfortable PFD's on the market. If you look around, you can find some that are made for paddling, and once you get them adjusted right, you hardly know you have one on. I picked up the last one I had from sierratradingpost.com -- last yeas color at about 75% off, so check them out.

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    Trust me crookedpaddler, come navigate the Flint, Ocmulgee Rivers in middle or south Georgia or any number of rivers in the deep South in July, August or September, you will know you have it on.
    It's easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled. Mark Twain

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    I had a chance to wear my inflatable horseshoe collar PFD, and had on waders and such in 50* weather, did not even realize I had it on after 5minutes, if not less time. Very comfy, its a Type 4 I believe and must be worn at all times to be "legal", and I will wear it since it is very comfy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jimp View Post
    I believe and must be worn at all times to be "legal", and I will wear it since it is very comfy.
    That's correct in the state of Georgia, I know. My experience has shown me putting it on after you are in the water would be difficult at best. My Stearns inflatable has 4 pockets that will hold 2 small and 2 medium fly boxes.
    It's easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled. Mark Twain

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    Melk,

    I should have come here too! I just posted the same thing in the main board. I'm looking for a PFD to use on my float tube. One of my good buddies got swamped by a speed boat on Winnipesaukee. Luckily he had a PFD. His story has made me decide I need to get one.

    Alberto

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