Columbia Tamiami II Long Sleeve Shirt
Love everything about it, would give it 6 stars if…
Source: bought it new
Love everything about it, would give it 6 stars if I could.
I own a number of fishing shirts and this one stands out as the classiest so far. The material is very very soft, light, and really comfortable, ideally suited to hot weather — but not recommended for cool weather use since the material is so light.
Unlike some other fishing shirts, the vents on the back of this one are only placed vertically along the sides of the shoulders instead of running horizontally all the way across the back. The horizontal vents probably do the best at maximizing airflow, but they also look goofier when you're not on the water. This shirt therefore provides more versatility because it doesn't scream "FISH ON!" quite as loudly as its cousins.
The same is true for the pockets, as this one tames down the sometimes superfluous pockets & flaps just a tad - has a more streamlined classy look. It will certainly look just as good worn casually as it does on the water. The cut is generous but the sizing is still accurate, giving ample room for movement without being too loose or baggy.
If you're looking for a really handsome fishing (and/or casual) shirt that maxes out on comfort, is ideal for warm weather, and is available in a wide variety of really pretty colors — you can't go wrong with the Tamiami II. Highly recommended.
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Break for the airport with the Columbia Men's Tamiami II Button-Down Shirt. It's well past time to get out of Dodge, and this versatile travel companion has all the tools to keep you comfortable when the road gets tough.
- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version
Designed for cool comfort and functionality over the long haul, this performance button up is crafted from ultra-light ripstop fabric that?s wicking and sun-shielding, with mesh-lined venting at center back.
- RockCreek refers to the men's version
The Columbia Sportswear TamiamiTM II long-sleeve shirt is constructed to keep you comfortable in warm climates.
- REI refers to the men's version
Columbia Tamiami II Long Sleeve Shirt - New - Ideal for longer trips, our lightest-weight fishing shirt features antimicrobial properties to keep it fresh and odor-free over multiple wearings.Quick-drying fabric wicks moisture and offers outstanding sun protection while mesh-lined vents provide maximum airflow for breathable comfort. Constructed with feminine seaming, notched sleeves for enhanced mobility, and hidden zippered security pockets along the front seams to keep small gear within easy reach. For added versatility, sleeves can be rolled up and secured with a button tab. Authentic fit.100% polyester, Omni-Dry advanced evaporation, Omni-Shade sun protection; UPF 40, Rod holder, Imported.
- Massey's Outfitters refers to the men's version