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MTI "Cascade" PFD

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MTI "Cascade" PFD

PFD Make & Model

Brand:
MTI
Model:
Cascade
MSRP ($):
89.99

The "Cascade" is MTI's top of the line vest for SUP, kayak and canoe paddlers pushing the extreme. This vest is designed for the person getting out more often than others and want the best in protection. A large cargo pocket on the front stores a whistle and more while the low profile over-the-head jacket has a single quick-clip side closure and Z-Strap cinch down for secure fit.

Features:

  • Mesh AirFlow System
  • Interior memory foam cushions for comfort and protection
  • Large cargo pocket for storing a whistle, cell phone, ID and more
  • A helmet hanger strap
  • Shell-integrated attachment loop

Specs:

  • Small / Medium:     30-40"
  • Large / Extra Large:     40-50"
  • Design Buoyancy: 16 lbs 10 oz

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MTI "Cascade" PFD

I bought 2 of these PFDs for my wife and I, and have enjoyed them thus far. They most definitely have a low profile fit, but i think part of that has to do with their dimensions being small to begin with, so they may feel/fit too small on larger individuals. I am 5'10" 155 lbs, wear the S/M size and it is definitely snug on me, but I like the low profil fit.

The large front pocket is convenient, but that is all the storage you'll get out of it, they do come with pre-attached orange safety wisle which is neat, and a safety attachment loop on the center chest, just jn case! They are extremely adjustable and tight fitting, when floating in the water, ive never once felt it "float up" off my body, they "stay put" so to speak.

My only complaint: on some kayaks. The PFDs Back does not sit comfortably against the seat. With an adjustable seat, this can be remedied, but if your looking for your lower back to lay comfortably in the kayaks seat, a PFD with a "high back" might be better suited (i guess it will vary depending on the demensions/model/brand of your seat)

Nvertheless, I am happy with them, All in All, they look cool. In either color and I hardly feel them on me when paddling, or fishing.

So if your looking for a Low Profile, Paddle Friendly, sleek looking PFD, Id recommend, but If your focus is Storage for fishing/etc, i wouldnt rec. BUT, MTI does offer some other neat PFDs for diff applications. I chose MTI becuase the were of good quality for a decent price. I picked mine up on amazon for $90

I hope this helps!

User Info

Waters Fished:
  • Large Lakes
  • Salwater Flats
  • Saltwater Bays
Used:
2-6 times

Pros & Cons

Pros:
Low profile, stylish, convenient pockets, adjustable
Cons:
Limited storage
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