First Look: FORLOH Hunting Apparel

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posted on January 28, 2022
FORLOH Hunting Apparel Lead

It’s not often that a new clothing brand makes a splash during the spring convention season, so I’m super excited to tell you about FORLOH (For Love of Hunting). Made entirely in the USA, this new brand is on fire with innovation and is winning awards hand over fist. I’ve personally had the pleasure of wearing one of their down vests during hunting adventures from Montana to Arizona to Africa, and have been impressed at every turn. While discussing quality and design of the clothing, FORLOH’s founder and owner expressed, “We will cut no corners.”

Hunters Trying On FORLOH Camo Jackets

I spent several hours at their booth at the 2022 SCI Show trying on clothing, examining design features and learning about the technology incorporated into FORLOH clothing. I was blown away by their innovation. It’s thoroughly out of the realm of my vocabulary, so I’ve just copied some specifications here to whet your appetite. And this is just a sample of what FORLOH has to offer: technical clothing, hunting apparel, fishing clothing, warm and cold weather collections, swimwear and more. They currently offer base layers, standard layers, down layers and rain gear in a myriad of different weights, materials, and color and camo patterns. Women and children’s gear is available too. There is way too much cool stuff going on to detail here, so you should hop on the FORLOH website and check out all the details. I’m willing to bet that you will be impressed. Price point on FORLOH clothing is similar to other top-end brands, which blows me away considering it is all made in the U.S.

FORLOH AllClima Camo Rain Gear

FORLOH Rain Gear
Airadigm Pulse Plasma provides waterproof protection and exceptional breathability
• Double DWR water-repellent treatment using pulse plasma technology that coats every fiber of the 3 layer individually, creating a more permanent waterproofing solution 
• YKK AquaGuard water-resistant reverse coil zippers
• Full length side zippers, fully-functional zippered fly (YKK AquaGuard)
• Durable double reinforced cuff, hip, ankle instep and seat paneling to boost durability
• Bonded interior 7d tricot backer fabric (military spec) for added durability
• Gusseted crotch for mobile comfort
• Reinforced hip panels for pack carrying wear
• Double bonded 3L fabric for improved durability
• Welded seamless pocket construction creating a superior weather barrier 
• Secure handwarmer pocket - 2
• Secure cargo pocket - 1

FORLOH Down Jacket and Vest

FORLOH Down
Activ-Dri down, keeps the 650 fill RDS organic duck down 60 percent drier, quick-drying and warmer by retaining its loft and its weight to warmth ratio
Perf-Weld, exclusive to FORLOH allows moisture under pressure to escape away from the body, regulating the temperature between the vest and the body
• Sonic Welds instead of stitched baffles, keeps the water-resistant integrity of the rip-stop Nylon by not creating stitching holes for moisture to penetrate. It also makes for significantly more durable construction 
• Bonded double 40D Military Spec Nylon Ripstop fabric to the seat, knees, and cuffs, giving you the extra fabric where it matters
• YKK Reverse Coil Zippers
• Fluorine free and bluesign environmentally responsible
• Secure chest pocket - 1
• Secure Fleece Lined hand warmer pocket - 2
• Internal gear pocket - 2

Specifications
• 650 fill RDS Downlite (Responsible Down Standard)
• 100 percent nylon, Quantum 40D Ripstop (U.S. mil spec) 
• Fluorine free and bluesign environmentally responsible DWR treatment

FORLOH Insect Shield Clothing

FORLOH Insect Shield/Cooling
• Built-in insect protection for your entire family,
• UPF 1000+ for the ultimate in UV sun protection
• Antimicrobial with scent-control caused by bacteria
• Basalt treatment breaks-down everyday odors
• Enhanced cooling fibers with hyper wicking and quick drying tech 
• Four-way stretch and full side zip seam construction for fitted mobility

Specifications
• Polyester/Spandex 90 percent/10 percent. Abrasion resistant, elastic, lightweight and strong
Insect Shield for invisible, odorless protection against mosquitos, ticks, ants, flies, fleas, chiggers and midges. Lasts the expected lifetime of the garment.
Brrr Pro enhanced cooling, hyper wicking and drying fibers
Polygiene Stay Fresh eliminates odors formed by bacteria
Polygiene Odor Crunch eliminates foreign odors

Hunter in FORLOH Down Vest

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