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As the weather finally begins to cool down, it's getting harder to fish in the early mornings and at night because of the colder weather. I've especially had problems with my fingers getting frozen/numb. Could anyone recommend a good pair of gloves? I'd like them to keep my hands warm in below-freezing temperatures and to still be able to tie knots with them on (fingerless gloves maybe), although they don't need to be waterproof/waterresistant.

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Get a warm pair of gloves that just leaves the fingertips, and the first knuckle exposed.  You want something that minimizes heat loss from your palm and the back of your hands.  The summer sun gloves will not do when the weather turns cold.  The warmer your hands, the warmer the exposed portions of your fingers will be.

You might consider putting a pair of surgical type gloves under the heavy, warming gloves.  That will keep your fingers dry, and will also allow you to tie knots.

If you're not allergic to latex, that's what I'd use.  They fit more snugly than the Nitrile or PVC gloves.

If you smoke, give up smoking.  It restricts blood circulation to the extremities. 

http://whyquit.com/whyquit/LinksJBlood.html

 

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Try home Depot for the last two years they have had some really thin black rubber palm gloves. The back is stretchy so they fit tight. And breath. I can do anything with them on. And the palm is water proof so the reel or fish dont get your fingers wet. And the best part is there only five bucks a pair. 

 

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I wear thin Mechanix gloves when actively fishing, anything else is too clumsy for me. They are better than nothing. Then big Black Diamond mittens for trolling or moving the boat place to place.

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White River fingerless fleece gloves from BPS are all I wear all winter long on the water except for when I'm running to a new spot or castnetting shad. 

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Have several pairs of those fingerless fleece gloves.  When they get damp they ain't so effective.   A dry pair solves that.  I think that fingerless wool gloves are nearly as good.   This fall I got a pair of fingerless Glacier Gloves.  They are ok for just wearing around but I haven't had a chance to fish with them.   When I'm driving my Mule around my property those fingerless gloves don't work worth a darn.   From mid fall on, through mid spring, those fingerless gloves don't work well for driving the boat either.   I got a decent fitting pair of Glacier Gloves neoprene and those absolutely stop the wind and the cold.   Bottom line is that when you are working or playing outside in cool to chilly to ultra cold weather, you need a variety of gloves for different purposes.  One size or style definitely doesn't fit all situations.   JMO

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I try and fish all winter long and as I get older it can be painful too.  I use some light gloves that I believe shooters use with some grip type stuff on fingers and palms.  I don't want to loose too much sensitivity.  But the biggie is I put a large "Hot Hands" in each front pocket.  You don't want to get them wet which is why I have a towel hanging from my pedestal. 

Any way works for me.

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I use a pair of Cabelas Guidewear fingerless gloves.  I also use my hunting hand-muff with a couple of Hot Hands body warmers (larger than the small hand style) in it.  I tried putting the hand warmers in my outer pockets but the material is too thin and the packs don't build up enough heat.  My hands get cold from the water coming off the reel especially when using braid.  So I keep a towel handy to dry off the water before putting my hands in the hand-muff.  This combination seems to work pretty well.

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I've tried all types of gloves and keep coming back to the brown jersey work gloves. I keep multiple pairs so when they get wet I swap. You can cut the fingers out and still tie knots. I also have a thin pair of ua gloves I can wear underneath them. I thought the ua gloves would take the place of the others but they were kind of disappointing 

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I just slide my hands under the pants and grab my butt cheeks to poor to afford gloves and warmers Jk lol. I use these fleece ones that are finger less but have a mitt attachment, so old I forgot what brand they are, picked them up at Wal-Mart for 5 bucks.

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23 hours ago, Ohio Archer said:

I use a pair of Cabelas Guidewear fingerless gloves.  I also use my hunting hand-muff with a couple of Hot Hands body warmers (larger than the small hand style) in it.  I tried putting the hand warmers in my outer pockets but the material is too thin and the packs don't build up enough heat.  My hands get cold from the water coming off the reel especially when using braid.  So I keep a towel handy to dry off the water before putting my hands in the hand-muff.  This combination seems to work pretty well.

This pretty much identically states what I do. Those Cabela's gloves are nice. Good grip, well made. I stuff the warmer on the palm and bring a small microfiber towel to dry my hands with since I'm braid-only. 

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I forgot one other suggestion.  Golfers' rain gloves.  They aren't fingerless, but you can handle that with a pair of scissors, and you can trim only those you need to tie knots, thumb and forefinger.

http://www.amazon.com/FootJoy-WinterSof-Golf-Gloves-Pair/dp/B00NLOOGDY/ref=pd_sim_200_1?ie=UTF8&dpID=41ExMq5Qs2L&dpSrc=sims&preST=_AC_UL160_SR160%2C160_&refRID=00P9VWQTGQ2VXRK6ENEC

 

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BARBOUR makes some fingerless WOOL gloves. Bought them to wear with my Barbour Beaufort jacket and found they work well.  Expensive but worth it  

  Winter motorcycle gloves when running the boat. My wool fingerless glove stays on and slips in the motorcycle glove. 

  At my age I don't go out in boat if temps below 45. 

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  Glacier glove full finger.  The thumb and index finger tips are able slotted to expose the tips to tie knots.  Neoprene type not bulky .  Seems to keep the rest of the fingers warm.  About sixteen to twenty dollars.

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