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Men's PFG Half Moon II™ Short


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Style# 1535981
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Uses: Fishing
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Style# 1535981
Uses Fishing


Designed for supreme comfort and adaptability on the water, these lightweight cotton shorts feature quick-draining mesh bellows to let water escape, built-in sun protection, and an elastic waistband for mobility and fit during dynamic activity.

  • UPF 15 sun protection
  • Side-elastic waistband
  • Multi-functional pocket
  • Imported

  • 100% cotton calico

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Men's PFG Half Moon II™ Short is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 28.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great shorts Shorts are comfortable and sharp looking, you can feel the quality in the material and workmanship. Looking forward to wearing these for many years. Highly recommended.
Date published: 2017-04-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect shorts! These are the perfect shorts for an athletic, stylish teenager! They are a "go- to" in every color in my son's wardrobe. Well made and very comfortable.
Date published: 2017-04-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Men's Half Moon Shorts With this order I now have every color you make in the half moon shorts.They are terrific!!Living in Florida I wear them year round to fish,golf and go out to dinner.They are very comfortable,wash well,look great even after many washes and have more pocket capacity than any other shorts on the market.Please make some other colors.
Date published: 2016-12-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from These feel so good I own a lot of Columbia shorts. These are so comfortable! Not that any of the others aren't, but these are worth the purchase. I hope I don't confuse anyone on making a purchase, but definitely try the Half Moon's. You will not be sorry.
Date published: 2016-10-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome This product is awesome
Date published: 2016-10-21
Rated 3 out of 5 by from MEN'S PFG HALF MOON II™ SHORT The shorts are ok. I thought they would have a mesh lining however it does not. Not to excited about the rear pockets, Prefer a standard pocked, these run at an angle and to large.
Date published: 2016-08-19
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Poor quality These are well designed shorts which I have purchased for years. But the quality of materials, and especially workmanship, is much worse than in the past; e.g. crooked stitched seams. I'll continue to buy these shorts, just wish for better quality like that of the past.
Date published: 2016-07-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Get consistent and how about darker colors Favorite everyday comfort short all summer and halfway through Midwest autumn. Getting ready to buy third and forth pair, but needed to mention my view on product. Medium or large or medium or ? No consistency in last three pair. First one was large fit snug when first put on then broke into comfortable. Second, ordered large and was good, but by end of day was fall down. Third, year ago I think after back and forth mail, settled on large and spend all day pulling up even with Velcro tight as possible and a belt. Today I go to order (medium) and you only have light colors to my disappointment. I work, garden, play, fish, hike, etc. in them and really don't care to wash daily, why not a black, grey, brown, dark green, etc.?
Date published: 2016-06-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Comfortable and looks good Quality is good and very well made. Only complaints are threading the front Velcro front flap. Also there is a cell phone pocket in the right rear that is too small for an iPhome with cover. Recently bought a second pair.
Date published: 2016-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from PFG Half Moon II Great shorts buying another pair soon!!
Date published: 2016-03-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Half Moon Shorts Very satisfied with shorts they are rugged but comfortable and last forever even for those ruff and hardworking people!!
Date published: 2015-12-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Too small and too large I bought two pairs of shorts and because you are never sure how they will fit, I bought a 38 (L) and a 40 (XL). The Large was too small and the Extra Large was too big. Now, I have to return both for credit. Other than fit, both pairs of shorts looked very good.
Date published: 2015-11-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice pants I really like the many pockets on these shorts.
Date published: 2015-10-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from PFG Purchased these for my husband. Have had a hard time finding shorter shorts, rather than the knee length or longer ones that are popular with the younger fellas. These fit very nicely and were the perfect length. He was very pleased!
Date published: 2015-08-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product meets my needs Love the deep pockets, like doing with or without extra belt. Sharp looking, fits well!
Date published: 2015-07-23
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Half moon shorts. The half moon shorts are half the quality of Columbia shorts in the past. I am a strong supporter of Columbia clothing and now I will only buy Columbia products in a store so I can actually feel and see the product.
Date published: 2015-07-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Decent shorts are back These are the first shorts I have liked for quite some time. They fit well and are short enough they don't look like knickers like so many, wrong looking, mid calf shorts are these days. I did find the pseudo velcro belt awkward and cut it off and use a regular belt. These are much like the ones I had in 1997 that I have been looking for ever since :)
Date published: 2015-06-15
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Fishing shorts These shorts need to be ironed after wash Heavy type fabric
Date published: 2015-06-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Verry good Best shorts I have ever owned tuff and durable.
Date published: 2015-04-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So very functional With the addition of my current order I will have almost a dozen pair of these shorts in all colors. They are my go-to wear for much of my work (photographer), much of my fun in and around water and for any athletic endeavor. I prefer a shorter short and this fills the bill. Only caveat, not a biking short. For that get the right type of shorts.
Date published: 2015-03-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from All You Will Ever Need I have been on the Hobie fishing team for three years and am an avid hiker. These are hands down my favorite shorts for either activity. These are my go any where , do anything shorts and I do not have one complaint about them. I am taking a trip to Costa Rica and have stocked up on these shorts; these are THE shorts for whatever your outdoor activities can throw at them. If you are on the fence about purchasing them , just do it.
Date published: 2015-03-18
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Great at first.. I love everything about these shorts but they aren't meant to withstand a long period of use. I wore a pair every day to work for a period of 3 months and they came out with holes everywhere. The pockets have ripped, the crotch has ripped, and seams have ripped. Great shorts for leisure. Not great for whatever you can throw at it, like columbia advertised.
Date published: 2014-09-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best shorts ever!!! I have been wearing Half Moon's for over 12 years. They are very durable and comfortable. Pockets are roomy as well. Perfect for warm weather activities.
Date published: 2014-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great shorts for pretty much everything Bought two pairs of these shorts and absolutely love them. Very comfortable for any activity and fairly rugged for people who are active outdoors. Definitely a great buy.
Date published: 2014-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Phenomenal product The fabric is soft but durable, the inseam is perfectly short and the diagonal cut on the rear pockets make them very easily accessible. I will be buying more in the near future.
Date published: 2014-03-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very well made product These shorts are great. Outlast any others. This isn't the first time I bought these. The last ones are two years old and the reason I am buying more is that I wear them everyday to work and I have stained them. The fit is great. Shorts this length are very hard to find. The 6" inseam is perfect.
Date published: 2014-03-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great shorts I bought these to replace a pair of Columbia shorts that I'd had for four years. They were the softest and most durable that I had ever owned. I'm looking forward to the same with these.
Date published: 2014-03-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from http://www.columbia.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-Columbia_US-Site/default/Reviews-WriteReview?pid=FM4011&ss=true&email=percybenel%40hotmail.com&mid=e Great pair of shorts, they are confortable, they fit well, and look nice.
Date published: 2014-03-07
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Size & Fit Guide

Size Chart

Size & Fit Guide
Men's Body Measurement (Inches)
Pant Size 28-30 32 34 36 40 44
Waist 26-29 29-32 32-35 36-39 40-43 44-47
Hips 32-34 35-37 38-40 41-43 44-46 48-50
Inseam Varies by Item
Pant Size 36 40 44
Waist 36-39 40-43 44-47
Hips 41-43 44-46 48-50
Inseam Varies by Item
How to Measure
Mens size chart measurement guide
  • 1. Neck: Measure at the base or thickest part of your neck.
  • 2. Sleeves: Start at the center back of your neck and measure across the shoulder and down to the wrist. Round up to the next even number.
  • 3. Chest/Bust: Measure at the fullest part of the chest, under the armpits and over the shoulder blades, keeping the tape measure firm and level.
  • 4. Waist: Measure around the natural waistline, allowing the tape measure to sit comfortably.
  • 5. Hips: Measure around the fullest part of your hips.
  • 6. Inseam: Measure from the top of the interior leg to the bottom of the ankle.
Men's Fit Guide
Body contouring fit conforms to movement.
mens performance fit bottom
Body skimming fit with end-use mobility in mind.
mens active fit bottom
Modern Classic / Regular
Universal, easy fit for comfortable range of motion.
mens modern classic fit bottom
Most generous fit for a full spectrum of movement.
mens relaxed fit bottom

How to Measure

Columbia Fit Guide

How to Measure

  • Fold up at dotted line.
  • Place against a wall or other 90 degree surface.

    Place heel against fold/wall on flat level surface.
  • Mark the end of the longest toe with a pen or pencil.
  • Measure both feet and use the larger measurement.
  • Read measurement and compare to size chart.
  • When comparing on the size chart, determine the closest larger measurement and use that number to determine your shoe size for your country’s shoe measurement standard.

Shipping & Returns

Shipping & Returns

Shipping Information

Shipping Method Rate Expected Delivery Time
UPS Ground $6.00 3-7 Business Days
UPS 2-Day Air $12.00 2-3 Business Days
UPS Overnight $19.00 1-2 Business Days
Free Standard Shipping

Return Policy

Returns are accepted within 60 days of the purchase date online or in-store. Your apparel must be in original and unworn condition, with tags still attached. Footwear returns must also include the original box.

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