Men’s PFG Backcast™ III Water Shorts - Big

Sale price: $26.25 Regular price: $35.00 Save 25%
Sale price: $26.25 Regular price: $35.00 Save 25%
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Relaxed Fit: Most generous fit for a full spectrum of movement.
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Great for fishing or cooling off in the water, these fast-drying shorts offer UV protection and built-in mesh briefs so there’s no need to change, just keep enjoying every moment.
Water Activity
Skin Cancer Foundation
Style # 1535783
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  • Omni-Shade™ UPF 50 guards against skin damage using tight fabric construction and modified fibers to block UVA/UVB rays, so you stay protected in the sun
  • Quick-drying treatment allows garments to dry faster by helping moisture escape from the fabric, so you stay comfortable while being active
  • Zippered back mesh pocket secures valuables
  • Mesh hand pockets store small items
  • Drop-in side pocket for quick access
  • Drawcord-adjustable elastic waist secures the fit
  • Belt loops let you add a belt or carabiner
  • Interior mesh briefs for breathability and comfort
  • Uses: Fishing, Water
  • Imported
100% textured nylon poplin

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Returns are accepted within 60 days of the purchase date. We will gladly accept returns on all purchases made on our website which are in original condition; unworn with tags attached and for footwear with the original box in new condition. Face masks are final sale and cannot be returned.

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Close up of drawstring integrated into the elastic waistband of the bright red water shorts.

Drawcord Waist

An elastic waist with adjustable drawcord lets you fine tune the fit.
Close up of back right pockets: one is the zippered security pocket and the other is the drop-in pocket with the model dropping in a multi-tool pocket knife.

Convenient Storage

Keep small items close with a zippered back pocket and quick-access drop-in pocket.
Model pulling out part of the pocket bag on one of the hand pockets to show that it is mesh fabric, which allows air and water to flow.

Mesh Hand Pockets

Hand pockets with mesh bags allow air and water to flow, so you stay comfortable.
Close up of waist of the bright red water shorts with the model wear a belt to show the versatility.

Belt Loops

Add a belt for a secure fit and versatility or use loops to carry extra gear.
Tech You'll Love
A couple of guys on the beach fishing in the breakers. One guy is out of focus in the background and the other is in focus in the foreground in the bright red water shorts with the sun beating down on them. The Omni Shade logo is on the bottom left and a graphic showing how sun rays are blocked by the fabric is on the bottom right.

UPF 50 Sun Protection

Omni-Shade™ UPF 50 guards against skin damage using tight fabric construction and modified fibers to block UVA/UVB rays, so you stay protected in the sun.
Macro shot of the bright red shorts fabric showing how water beads up on the surface because of the quick-dry treatment.

Quick-Drying Fabric

Special fabric allows the shorts to dry faster by helping moisture escape from the surface of the material, so you stay comfy while going in and out of the water.
Recommended By The Skin Cancer Foundation
This style is crafted with fabric recommended by the SCF as an effective UV protectant.
Everything You Need
Columbia PFG
Collect Them All
Available in a variety of colors, this best-selling water short will be your new go-to for getaways near and far.
"To be worn on the fly."
Gert Boyle, Columbia Founder
Performance Fishing Gear video showing anglers waiting out a storm in a wetland area followed by an older man showing a child how to tie a line and using the colloquial angler saying, "That'll fish," to say something will work out well.